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Zarif: Iran Ready to Help Beirut Repair Damages

Zarif: Iran Ready to Help Beirut Repair Damages

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif assured Lebanon of Tehran’s readiness to assist Beirut in the reconstruction process after the recent deadly blast. - Politics news - During a visit to Beirut on Friday, Zarif held a meeting with Hassan Diab, prime minister of the Lebanese government with a caretaker capacity. In the meeting, Zarif expressed the Iranian...

Iran Pledges Support for Lebanon on 2006 War Victory Anniversary

Iran Pledges Support for Lebanon on 2006 War Victory Anniversary

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran reaffirmed Tehran’s commitment to supporting Lebanon in a statement released on the anniversary of Lebanon’s victory in its 33-day war against the Israeli aggressors in 2006. - Politics news - In the statement, the Foreign Ministry congratulated the Lebanese nation, government, army, and resistance, especially the...

Iran Urges UNSC to Defy US Bid for Arms Embargo Extension

Iran Urges UNSC to Defy US Bid for Arms Embargo Extension

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations called on the UN Security Council to stand against the US’ “illegal and unhealthy” push to extend an arms embargo on Iran which is going to expire in October. - Politics news - In a statement on Thursday, Iran’s UN mission said the draft US resolution, which was presented in clear violation of the UNSC...

Iran Condemns UAE-Israel Deal on Normalization of Ties

Iran Condemns UAE-Israel Deal on Normalization of Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry roundly condemned the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Zionist regime as “strategic stupidity”. - Politics news - In a statement released on Friday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the establishment of diplomatic relations between the UAE and the Zionist regime of...

Iran, Russia Discuss Ways to Boost Media Cooperation

Iran, Russia Discuss Ways to Boost Media Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Seyed Abbas Mousavi and his Russian counterpart in a virtual meeting discussed ways to boost cooperation between Tehran and Moscow in the field of media and communications. - Politics news - During the meeting on Tuesday evening, Mousavi and Maria Zakharova discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in...

US Has No Right to Use Snapback Mechanism against Iran, Rouhani Tells Macron

US Has No Right to Use Snapback Mechanism against Iran, Rouhani Tells Macron

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the US “has no right” to use a snapback mechanism to invoke sanctions against Tehran under the 2015 nuclear deal that Washington unilaterally left in 2018. - Politics news - In a telephone call with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, Rouhani said “based on Resolution 2231 of the United Nations Security...

Iran Says Confident UNSC Will Reject New US Draft on Arms Ban

Iran Says Confident UNSC Will Reject New US Draft on Arms Ban

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations expressed confidence that the UN Security Council will reject a watered-down draft resolution prepared by the US to extend an arms embargo against Iran. - Politics news - “Rebuffed by UNSC members, US was forced to retreat from its draft resolution on Iran arms embargo, and proposed another version—also violating...

COVID-19 Vaccines Made in Iran Pass Human Tests: Health Minister

COVID-19 Vaccines Made in Iran Pass Human Tests: Health Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s health minister said a number of vaccines for the novel coronavirus being developed inside the country have successfully passed the human tests and are ready for clinical trial. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Saeed Namaki said the collaboration among the knowledge-based companies, Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, and...

Qatar Says PGCC’s Stance on Iran Does Not Reflect Doha’s

Qatar Says PGCC’s Stance on Iran Does Not Reflect Doha’s

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A recent call by the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) for the UN Security Council to back a US-proposed extension of the UN arms ban against Iran is not supported by all members. - Politics news - Speaking in an interview with al-Jazeera on Wednesday, Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani, a senior Qatari Foreign Ministry official, said the pan-Arab council’s...

US to Become Isolated in Bid to Extend Iran Arms Embargo: Rouhani

US to Become Isolated in Bid to Extend Iran Arms Embargo: Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s president reminded the US government of the failure and subsequent isolation it will have to suffer in its push for the extension of a UN arms embargo on the Islamic Republic, and warned of the consequences that the initiator of the plan is going to face. - Politics news - Speaking at a cabinet session on Wednesday, President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran is...