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Claim to send missile to Yemen, ‘sheer lie’ and ‘awkward scenario’

Claim to send missile to Yemen, ‘sheer lie’ and ‘awkward scenario’

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on Tuesday said here Tuesday on his tweet that Iran’s missile program is defensive and deterrent.Referring to complete blockade of Yemen, Ghasemi denied sending missile from Iran to this war-torn country categorically and called it as awkward scenario which has been orchestrated for bolding aggressors and...

VP Jahangiri urges FM to draft Iran-China ties expansion plan

VP Jahangiri urges FM to draft Iran-China ties expansion plan

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri ordered the Iranian foreign ministry to draft the plan for expanding bilateral trade and economy ties between Iran and China.The meeting to discuss strategies to expand economy and trade relations with China was held on Monday in Tehran chaired by Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri. The Iranian...

Iran provides opportunities for India to ship its products

Iran provides opportunities for India to ship its products

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia) – Former Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said here on Sunday that Iran’s route is significant for India to transport its products to other countries, adding, “presently, India uses Suez route for transporting its products but Iran’s route is of paramount importance for India both in terms of time and cost.”Iran’s foreign...

World needs to give proper response to Israel’s warmongering

World needs to give proper response to Israel’s warmongering

TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM spokesman called on the international community to give a decisive and proper response to the false propaganda and warmongering of Israeli regime that believes the continuation of its illegitimate existence hinges on conflict in the region.“The Islamic Republic of Iran, as an ancient, rational, stable and stabilizing country, basically sees no need...

Iran calls on regional leaders to beware of US self-fabricated threats

Iran calls on regional leaders to beware of US self-fabricated threats

TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM spokesman Ghasemi called on all regional leaders and people to stay alert in the face of Washington’s ‘profitable’ policy of fabricating threats aimed at destabilizing the Middle East.In a statement on Thursday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi dismissed as “unfounded” and “misleading” the recent anti-Iran claims by the...

JCPOA to remain unchanged regardless of others' agreements

JCPOA to remain unchanged regardless of others' agreements

TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (Press Shia) – Iran holds no regard for other countries’ agreements with the US and will continue to insist on the full implementation of the nuclear deal without any change in its text, deputy FM Araghchi said Wed. prior to his meeting with Russia’s Ryabkov.Speaking to reporters before his meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov in Tehran, Iranian Deputy...

Zarif, Mogherini discuss JCPOA, Iraq reconstruction in Kuwait

Zarif, Mogherini discuss JCPOA, Iraq reconstruction in Kuwait

TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini met and held talks on Tuesday in Kuwait.During the Tuesday meeting, the two sides conferred on the reconstruction of Iraq as well as the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal. The Iran nuclear deal, also known as JCPOA, has come under threat by the current US administration,...

Israel air superiority clouded due to downed F-16

Israel air superiority clouded due to downed F-16

TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (Press Shia) – Director of Iranian Foreign Ministry’s First Department on Middle East and North Africa Hamidreza Dehghanipoudeh said that Israeli military power was undermined after the Syrian air-defense downed an Israeli jet fighter.“Following the 33-day and 22-day wars which both undermined the military and defensive capabilities of Israel, this time, the downing of...

Iran expresses condolences to Russia over plane crash

Iran expresses condolences to Russia over plane crash

TEHRAN, Feb. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian foreign ministry has offered condolences to Russia over the plane crash that killed all 71 people on board on Sunday.Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi offered condolences to Russian people and government over the plane crash that killed all the people onboard near the capital Moscow. A Russian Antonov-148 aircraft carrying 65...

S Korean envoy summoned over Samsung phones scandal

S Korean envoy summoned over Samsung phones scandal

TEHRAN, Feb. 8 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned South Korean ambassador to express strong protest over Samsung’s decision to exclude Iranian Winter Olympics attendees from receiving the company’s Olympic-edition smartphones.The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games is handing out special “Olympic edition” Galaxy Note 8 smartphones to competitors this year, but...