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North Korea Leader Apologizes for Death of South Korean Official

North Korea Leader Apologizes for Death of South Korean Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apologized for the death of a South Korean government worker who was shot dead by North Korean troops after crossing a maritime border between the two countries. - World news - In a formal letter sent to Seoul, the North conveyed Kim’s message that he felt “very sorry” for “disappointing” South Korean President Moon...

Positive Signals Seen on S. Korea’s Debt Repayment: Iranian Official

Positive Signals Seen on S. Korea’s Debt Repayment: Iranian Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi said South Korea has sent positive signals about paying off its debts after a threat from Iran. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a weekly cabinet session on Wednesday, Vaezi said Iran has talked to the South Korean officials and has even threatened to take action against Seoul’s move to...

Americans Have to Flee West Asia in Coming Years: Iranian Official

Americans Have to Flee West Asia in Coming Years: Iranian Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary of Iran's Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei described the US military presence in West Asia as the root cause of tensions, saying the “terrorist American forces” will have to escape from the region in the years to come. - Politics news - Speaking to Press Shia Agency, Rezaei said calm and peace would not prevail in the West Asia as long as the...

Iranian Official Advises UAE, Bahrain Not to Pave Way for Israel

Iranian Official Advises UAE, Bahrain Not to Pave Way for Israel

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker cautioned the United Arab Emirate and Bahrain to avoid preparing the ground for Israeli plots in the region, warning the two Arab regimes to be mindful of tough days following their decision to normalize ties with the Zionist regime. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account, Iranian parliament speaker’s adviser for...

No Talks with US, Iranian Official Says After Russian Mediation Offer

No Talks with US, Iranian Official Says After Russian Mediation Offer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi dismissed any plan for negotiations with the US after the foreign minister of Russia expressed readiness to help Tehran and Washington hold talks. - Politics news - Asked by Press Shia Agency about Sergei Lavrov’s idea of Russian mediation between Iran and the US for direct negotiations, Vaezi said, “We have no...

Iranian Navy’s Destroyers to Get Vertical-Launch Missiles, Official Says

Iranian Navy’s Destroyers to Get Vertical-Launch Missiles, Official Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Head of the Iranian Defense Ministry’s Marine Industries Organization Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari said the Army’s destroyers are planned to be equipped with vertical-launch cruise missiles. - Defense news - Speaking on the sidelines of a military exhibition in Tehran on Thursday, Rear Admiral Rastegari highlighted Iran’s progress in manufacturing destroyers...

Macron in Baghdad on First Official Visit

Macron in Baghdad on First Official Visit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – French President Emmanuel Macron is in Baghdad on his first official visit to Iraq for talks with the country’s senior officials. - World news - Coming straight from a two-day trip to the Lebanese capital Beirut, Macron arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday morning.Macron’s visit is the first by a western head of state to Iraq since Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi...

Saudi, UAE Used Cluster Bombs in Yemen’s Hudaydah: UN Official

Saudi, UAE Used Cluster Bombs in Yemen’s Hudaydah: UN Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the key members of a coalition waging war on Yemen, have deployed cluster bombs against a residential neighborhood in the country’s coastal western province of Hudaydah, a United Nations official said. - World news - The Head of the UN Mission to Support the Hudaydah Agreement (UNMHA) in Yemen, Lieutenant General Abhijit...

No Foreign Pilgrim Allowed in Iraq for Arbaeen: Iranian Official

No Foreign Pilgrim Allowed in Iraq for Arbaeen: Iranian Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Baghdad has decided to bar all foreign pilgrims from visiting Iraq for this year’s Arbaeen season due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, an Iranian deputy minister said. - Politics news - Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari said he has been informed by Iran’s ambassador to Baghdad about the plans...

UNSC Facing Big Test of Independence on Iran Arms Embargo Extension: Official

UNSC Facing Big Test of Independence on Iran Arms Embargo Extension: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian president’s chief of staff called on the UN Security Council members to display their independence in the big test of voting against a US-initiated bill on the extension of an arms embargo on Iran which is going to expire in October under the 2015 nuclear deal. - Politics news - In a tweet on Monday, Mahmoud Vaezi said the upcoming session of the...