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Iran slams Saudi-led coalition’s attack on Yemen’s Al Hudaydah

Iran slams Saudi-led coalition’s attack on Yemen’s Al Hudaydah

TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has blasted the Saudi-led coalition’s latest attack on the port city of Al Hudaydah in Yemen.In a statement on Thursday, the Iranian spokesman censured the attack saying, “there is no military solution to Yemen crisis and aggressors should stop their assaults.” The Iranian diplomat expressed concern about...

Zarif says Iran, S Africa to forge closer coop.

Zarif says Iran, S Africa to forge closer coop.

TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wed. that he has held “excellent” talks with senior South African officials to forge closer cooperation between the two sides.The Iranian top diplomat made the remarks in a tweet Wednesday night as he concluded his two-day visit to South Africa. Zarif expressed delight at being back in South Africa,...

Tehran aids Paris in hostage situation

Tehran aids Paris in hostage situation

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi said Iranian embassy in Paris assisted and cooperated with the French government to resolve the hostage situation that occurred last night.   A 26-year-old man of Moroccan nationality took at least two people hostage in a ground-floor office in central Paris last night. The hostage standoff lasted for four hours before...

Zarif to head high-ranking delegation to South Africa

Zarif to head high-ranking delegation to South Africa

TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will set off on a trip to South Africa on June 12, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi announced Monday night. The Iranian top diplomat will head a high-ranking politico-economic delegation to Pretoria, the country’s administrative capital, early Tuesday to hold talks with senior South African officials...

SCO summit stressed implementation of JCPOA commitments

SCO summit stressed implementation of JCPOA commitments

TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM Zarif said Sun. that a part of the 18th summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was devoted to voicing unanimous support of member states for the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Press Shia Agency on Sunday night that the SCO summit highlighted the implementation of commitments of...

Cutting off terrorism financing impossible without intl. cooperation

Cutting off terrorism financing impossible without intl. cooperation

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia) – Deputy FM Araghchi urged accession to the Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism, saying cutting off lines of financial support for terrorists is impossible without international cooperation.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi appealed for Iran’s accession to the Convention for the Suppression of...

No prospect of talks with US in face of sanctions

No prospect of talks with US in face of sanctions

TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM Spokesman Ghasemi said Fri. that there is no prospect for talks with US on any topics as long as Washington continues to treat the Iranian nation with threats and sanctions.Bahram Ghasemi made the remarks in a statement on Friday in reaction to the recent comments by US President Trump regarding the instatement of unprecedented sanctions and at...

Zarif’s India visit ‘unscheduled’, for talks on US pullout

Zarif’s India visit ‘unscheduled’, for talks on US pullout

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman said Fri. that FM Zarif’s visit to India was ‘unscheduled’, aimed at holding talks with Indian officials after US pullout from Iran nuclear deal.Bahram Ghasemi made the remarks in response to head of Iran-India Joint Chamber of Commerce who said that no business person from the private sector had accompanied Zarif on his...

Iran dismisses US report on religious freedoms as baseless

Iran dismisses US report on religious freedoms as baseless

TEHRAN, May 31 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has dismissed as untrue and politically-motivated the latest report by the US State Department about religious freedoms in Iran.In a statement on Thursday, Ghasemi said the Islamic Republic of Iran regards the report as unrealistic, unfounded and biased, and believes it has been drawn up to make certain political...

Iran strongly condemns ‘biased’ US courts’ verdicts

Iran strongly condemns ‘biased’ US courts’ verdicts

TEHRAN, May 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman condemned the US court’s verdict convicting Iran of involvement in the 9/11 attacks in New York city. Speaking to reporters on Monday afternoon, Bahram Ghasemi said that the Islamic Republic of Iran has always strongly condemned the biased, political, baseless and default judgments by US courts against Iran. "Issuing...