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Iran, Iraq’s 2nd top trade partner

Iran, Iraq’s 2nd top trade partner

TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (Press Shia) – Iraj Masjedi, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Iraq, said that Iran should play a unique role in reconstruction of post-crisis Iraq.“Iran is the second top trade partner of Iraq and the Iranian embassy welcomes all private and public owned companies trying to help get Iraq reconstructed,” said Iraj Masjedi, the Ambassador of the Islamic...

FM Zarif calls for EU’s practical measures for JCPOA

FM Zarif calls for EU’s practical measures for JCPOA

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif received former Italian Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema in Tehran on Monday.Former Italian Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema, who is visiting Tehran to attend the Tehran Security Conference met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday in Tehran. Protecting and supporting the nuclear agreement...

Regional coop., not foreign intervention, can resolve ME issues

Regional coop., not foreign intervention, can resolve ME issues

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – General Secretary of Iraq Defense Ministry said Monday that the current issues in the Middle East can only be settled through regional cooperation, not by foreign intervention.General Secretary of Iraq Defense Ministry, Lieutenant General Muhammad Jawad Khadum Al-Abadi, made the remark in the first specialized session of the 2nd Tehran...

'Iraq has crossed brink of security crisis'

'Iraq has crossed brink of security crisis'

TEHRAN, Dec. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian parliament speaker held talks with Iraqi minister of youth and sports where he asserted that Iraq is now past the height of security crises and called for expanding bilateral economic and social relations.Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani held talks with the Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports Abdul-Hussein Abtaan on Thursday. Larijani...

MP says Israeli regime backing PKK region in N Iraq

MP says Israeli regime backing PKK region in N Iraq

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – said Member of Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Iskandar Watut warned Iraaqi officials that PKK is setting up a new region in northern Iraq. “Masoud Barzani, receiving help from Israeli regime is forming a new region in northern Iraq,” said Member of Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Iskandar Watut. The Iraqi...

Defending Iraq, Syria, Lebanon equals defending Iran, Islam: Velayati

Defending Iraq, Syria, Lebanon equals defending Iran, Islam: Velayati

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Leader’s Aide on International Affairs, Ali Akbar Velayati, says that it was unwise if Iran had acted indifferently toward the expansion of ISIL in Iraq and Syria. “Some people say why we should be involved in Syria and Iraq. I ask where do you find a wise man sitting at home letting a number of villains, who carry out the most brutal...

US making up for defeats conceded in Syria, Iraq: MP

US making up for defeats conceded in Syria, Iraq: MP

TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (Press Shia) – An Iranian MP says that Saad Hariri’s resignation, US embassy move, and the Nikki Haley's false claim against Iran are all Washington's retaliatory measures for the fall of ISIL.“Nikki Haley was trying to copy Colin Powel’s show and we have to follow up the criminal cases of US involvement in Iraq, Yemen, and Syria with exerting more pressure,” said...

Rezaei urges Iran's contribution to Iraq, Syria economy

Rezaei urges Iran's contribution to Iraq, Syria economy

TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary of the Expediency Council called for Iran's contribution to the economic development and restoration process of Syria and Iraq in the post-ISIL era.“At present, 40 percent of buildings in Syria are destroyed and require high reconstruction costs," Secretary of the Expediency Council and former IRGC commander, Mohsen Rezaei, said on Friday, while...

Prof. Mearsheimer says Obama deeply involved in ME changes

Prof. Mearsheimer says Obama deeply involved in ME changes

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia) – Professor John Mearsheimer, a former Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, who has postulated offensive realism theory answers the question posed by Mehr News Agency correspondent asking him why US government under Barak Obama was passive in the Middle East while Trump’s administration is deeply involved in containing emerging powers in the...

Iran, Iraq sign oil swap contract for 1 year

Iran, Iraq sign oil swap contract for 1 year

TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (Press Shia) – Tehran and Baghdad agreed to swap crude oil of northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil in a one year contract subject to renewal.Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi recounted on Sunday that the deal is about swapping up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian, according to Reuters. The agreement...