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Ethnic, religious minorities enjoying equal rights in Iran: Armenian bishop

Ethnic, religious minorities enjoying equal rights in Iran: Armenian bishop

TEHRAN, May 29 (Press Shia) – His Grace Bishop Krikor Chiftjian, Prelate of the Diocese of Iran’s Provinces of East and West Azerbaijan hailed the freedom of religious minorities in Iran and reassured that they enjoy equal civil rights with Muslims.“The point, that ethnic and religious minorities enjoy equal civil rights with what Muslims have, shows that civil rights are observed in Iran...

Uzbek president offers sympathies over flood in NW Iran

Uzbek president offers sympathies over flood in NW Iran

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (Press Shia) – President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent an official message to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani to offer condolences over the loss of citizens in NW Iran flood.“The occurrence of flood, in some areas of Iran, which victimized dozens of Iranian citizens, was a saddening event which gripped me with sorrow,” reads part of the message of Shavkat...

Death toll in Iran floods hits 40

Death toll in Iran floods hits 40

TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (Press Shia) – Death toll as a result of floods in 7 western and northwestern provinces of Iran reached 40 with 5 possible missing while rescue missions are underway, Head of Relief and Rescue Organization said Sunday.Morteza Salimi, Head of Relief and Rescue Organization of the Iranian Red Crescent, told Mehr News on Sunday that Red Crescent relief and rescue operations still...

National reconciliation ‘unnecessary’ with people united

National reconciliation ‘unnecessary’ with people united

TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has told a meeting of East Azerbaijan people public turnout should not be interpreted by authorities that people are satisfied with the status quo.Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received hundreds of people from East Azerbaijan province on Wednesday on the occasion of anniversary of Tabriz uprising in February 19 1978 as a prelude to...

National reconciliation ‘meaningless’ with people united

National reconciliation ‘meaningless’ with people united

TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has told a meeting of East Azerbaijan people public turnout should not be interpreted by authorities that people are satisfied with their performance.Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received thousands of people from East Azerbaijan province on Wednesday on the occasion of anniversary of Tabriz uprising on February 19, 1978 as a...