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Rouhani, May call for closer coop. on bilateral, regional issues

Rouhani, May call for closer coop. on bilateral, regional issues

TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – In a Wed. meeting between Iran’s Pres. Rouhani and British PM Theresa May in New York, the two sides stressed resolve for deepening relations on bilateral and regional issues.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held talks with the British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York,...

Iraq, Iran, Turkey release statement on KRG referendum plan

Iraq, Iran, Turkey release statement on KRG referendum plan

TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministers of Iraq, Iran and Turkey held a trilateral meeting in New York on September 20, 2017 to discuss the referendum plan of the KRG.In the meeting, Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iraq’s Ibrahim al-Jaafari, and Turkey’s Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu conferred on the Iraqi Kurdistan region’s upcoming referendum on independence slated for September 25, and...

Erdoğan calls on KRG to cancel independence referendum

Erdoğan calls on KRG to cancel independence referendum

TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan once again called on the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) to cancel its planned independence referendum, warning that such move could spark new crises in the region.“There is a need for consensus that would be reached based on the territorial integrity of Iraq and realization of the ideals to build a common...

Zarif calls for respect to Iraqi constitution

Zarif calls for respect to Iraqi constitution

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif says that Iraqi territorial integrity and constitution must be respected.“Both in my meetings and Mr. President’s meetings the main focus is on the regional issues with good discussion over the JCPOA,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran after his meeting with British Secretary of...

US not in position to apportion Iraqi territory

US not in position to apportion Iraqi territory

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Reacting to the US proposal to Erbil on Kirkuk, Osman Faruk Loğoğlu says the US is not in a position to apportion Iraqi territory to suit its own interests.Despite growing opposition from Baghdad and neighboring countries and pressure on KRG head Masoud Barzani to withdraw from the independence plan, Iraqi Kurdistan region is still insisting on going...

Iran's Zarif, UK's Johnson talk JCPOA, region in NY

Iran's Zarif, UK's Johnson talk JCPOA, region in NY

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif and his British counterpart Boris Johnson held talks on various bilateral and regional issues in a meeting on Monday in New York.Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is in New York together with President Hassan Rouhani for the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, held talks with British Secretary of State for...

France plays key role in maintaining positive atmosphere in post-JCPOA era

France plays key role in maintaining positive atmosphere in post-JCPOA era

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani, at a meeting with his French counterpart, said Europe and Paris played a crucial role in maintaining the positive atmosphere emerged in the post-JCPOA era.Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and President of France Emmanuel Macron met and talked on the sidelines of the 72nd annual session of UN General Assembly in New York on Monday. The...

Turkish army launches drill on Iraqi border ahead of KRG referendum

Turkish army launches drill on Iraqi border ahead of KRG referendum

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (Press Shia) – Sending a message to KRG the Turkish army said it launched a military exercise on Turkey-Iraq border on Sept. 18, just a week before the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) is set to hold an independence referendum.The exercise will take place in the Silopi province near the Habur border gate. The army said the exercise is “part of Turkey’s anti-terror...

Kurdistan referendum to yield more conflicts in ME: Brig. Gen. Jazayeri

Kurdistan referendum to yield more conflicts in ME: Brig. Gen. Jazayeri

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Senior Iranian commander Jazayeri says that the referendum in Kurdistan is securing the interests of ‘the Americans and Israeli regime’.“The referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan will pave the way for occurrence of more atrocities in the region and Iraq, with a lot of harms entailing” reiterated Brig. Gen. Massoud Jazayeri, Deputy Chief of Staff of the...

Iran to end military accords with KRG in case of split

Iran to end military accords with KRG in case of split

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (Press Shia) – Iran’s security chief Ali Shamkhani said Sun. all military agreements with semi-autonomous Kurdistan region will be terminated if the region goes ahead with the decision to split from Baghdad.Head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani made the remarks on Sunday as Iraqi Kurdish legislators of the country’s semi-autonomous...

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