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EU 'politicizing' human rights issue in Iran

EU 'politicizing' human rights issue in Iran

TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (Press Shia) – Foreign ministry spokesperson has criticized the EU's extension of human rights-related sanctions against Iran for another year.Mr. Bahram Ghasemi told reporters in his official response to extension that the EU had only a state of mind about Iran's human rights condition, and thus developed an inaccurate and distorted image of what had happened in Iran; "the...

Iran ready to cooperate with European countries

Iran ready to cooperate with European countries

TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (Press Shia) – Iran's deputy foreign minister said Iran has large capacity and is willing to cooperate with European Union.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi made the remarks in a meeting with Latvian deputy FM Andrejs Pildegovics here on Tuesday. Pildegovics stressed the will of his country to develop relations with Iran in...

Refugee flow from Turkey to Greece sharply rises after Ankara's threats

Refugee flow from Turkey to Greece sharply rises after Ankara's threats

ATHENS, Mar. 20 (Press Shia) – Over 500 refugees have arrived from Turkey to Greece over the past four days, which marks a significant rise in refugee influx to the southern EU state, a Greek refugee coordination center said Monday.According to the center, on March 16, the Greek authorities did not detect any migrant arrivals, while, on March 17, 74 migrants arrived...

Turkish odds of EU membership ‘now very dim’

Turkish odds of EU membership ‘now very dim’

TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (Press Shia) – Former deputy chairman of Turkish CHP has told Mehr News both Turkish government and EU countries have been equally defying citizenship rights to free speech.Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seeks ambitious scheme of turning Turkish political system to a system which invests drastically higher authority to president and the future referendum to which Turkish public...

EU wrong policies towards Syria spread terrorism

EU wrong policies towards Syria spread terrorism

DAMASCUS, Mar. 13 (Press Shia) – President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday a European parliamentary delegation headed by Deputy Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs Javier Couso.Talks during the meeting dealt with the latest developments in Syria, the European Union’s policies towards the terror war targeting the Syrian people, and the prospects of finding...

EU largely scapegoating refugees from ME

EU largely scapegoating refugees from ME

TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – An Irish university lecturer has said the EU has largely been irresponsible for its disastrous intervention in the Middle East which infested the region with fundamentalism and extremism.Andy Storey told Vahid Pourtajrischi of Mehr News International Service in an interview that Eurosceptics had been enjoying the current nature of the EU which had alienated...

Brussels partially freezes EU integration funding for Ankara

Brussels partially freezes EU integration funding for Ankara

MOSCOW , Mar. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – The European Union puts on hold some of the EU integration funding for Turkey, European Neighborhood Policy EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn said.The European Union puts on hold some of the EU integration funding for Turkey as the country "is moving away from Europe," European Neighborhood Policy EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn said. ...

Iran places no limit on coop. with EU members

Iran places no limit on coop. with EU members

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (Press Shia) – Iranian First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri said Iran welcomes investment of Slovakian companies and does not know any limits to cooperation with European Union member states.Jahangiri made the remark in a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister for Investment of Slovakia Peter Pellegrini here on Tuesday. “Islamic Republic of Iran had good relations in the...

Europeans prefer a living JCPOA

Europeans prefer a living JCPOA

TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has told a press conference Iran welcomes mediation including by Moscow to bring a détente to relations with Saudi Arabia.Mr. Bahram Ghasemi’s press conference on Monday highlighted the importance of the JCPOA where the Europeans had been rejoicing the openings to Iranian economy post-JCPOA implementation. “They welcome a living...

China likely to join Astana talks on syria

China likely to join Astana talks on syria

TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has told a press conference Iran welcomes mediation including by Moscow to bring a détente to relations with Saudi Arabia.Mr. Bahram Ghasemi’s press conference on Monday highlighted the importance of the JCPOA where the Europeans had been rejoicing the openings to Iranian economy post-JCPOA implementation. “They welcome a...