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Iranian MP invited to observe 2018 Russian presidential elections

Iranian MP invited to observe 2018 Russian presidential elections

TEHRAN, Mar. 10 (Press Shia) – The Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko has invited Iranian MP Kazem Jalali to observe the upcoming presidential elections in Russia. Iranian MP Kazem Jalali is currently the Vice President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). This is the first time an Iranian MP is invited...

Russia foils plotted terror attack on election day

Russia foils plotted terror attack on election day

TEHRAN, Feb.1 (Press Shia Agency) – A powerful improvised explosive device, components for making several more explosive devices, as well as firearms and ammunition had been found at the scene.The Russian Federal Security Service has announced that it neutralized a ISIL member, who plotted a terrorist attack on the presidential election day in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, reported Sputnik. ...

Opposition MHP to back Erdogan's reelection

Opposition MHP to back Erdogan's reelection

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia Agency) –Rather than fielding a presidential candidate of its own in 2019, Turkey’s opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) will instead back the reelection of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan."The Nationalist Movement Party will not nominate a candidate for the presidential elections," MHP leader Devlet Bahceli told reporters in Ankara, the capital on Monday. ...

Russia kicks off presidential campaign

Russia kicks off presidential campaign

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (Press Shia) –The Russian upper house has issued a resolution on the launch of the Russian presidential campaign.The Russian presidential campaign has officially started, the relevant upper house's resolution was published in Monday's edition of the government's Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper. The Russian upper house, the Federation Council, officially set March 18, 2018 as the...

Trump's shock to compromise advocates

Trump's shock to compromise advocates

TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – In this commentary composed by Tehran Times’ Editor in Chief, Mohammad Ghaderi touches upon the behind-the-scene equations of power in US.Over the decades, the domestic and foreign policy of US has been full of phenomena and events that their dark side has never been disclosed to public opinion or even to American citizens. An implausible point is that...

Iran welcomes election results in Kyrgyzstan, Austria

Iran welcomes election results in Kyrgyzstan, Austria

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia) – Iran welcomes the results of elections in Austria and Kyrgyzstan, said Iranian FM Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi, voicing Iran’s willingness to expand ties more than ever.“The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes the outcome of the presidential election in Kyrgyzstan and is ready to broaden relations with Kyrgyzstan more than ever,” reiterated Bahram Ghasemi, the...

Rouhani congratulates Yacob on election as Singapore's 1st female pres.

Rouhani congratulates Yacob on election as Singapore's 1st female pres.

TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (Press Shia) – President Rouhani sent a message to the President of Singapore, Halimah Yacob, to congratulate her on her election.In a message to his Singaporean counterpart Halimah Yacob on Monday, President Rouhani felicitated her election as the President of Singapore, hoping for more cooperation and creating ample potentials for development of relations between the Islamic...

Parl. to coop. fully with new governmnet

Parl. to coop. fully with new governmnet

TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (Press Shia) – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said presence of high-ranking foreign authorities at Rouhani’s ceremony marked a remarkable support for the Iranian government.Larijani made the remarks at the press conference of heads of three branches of power in Iran held as a follow up to Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration ceremony. Speaker of Iranian Parliament said...

Post-election time for sympathy, cooperation

Post-election time for sympathy, cooperation

TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – A meeting of executive, legislative and judiciary chiefs of Iran was hosted by President Rouhani on Sunday morning.President Hassan Rouhani, Judiciary Head Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli larijani as well as Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met and discussed the most significant issues in the country and the region. Rouhani said he had been looking forward to...

Jaberi Ansari meets with president Assad

Jaberi Ansari meets with president Assad

TEHRAN, Jul. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s deputy FM for Arab and African affairs, who is staying in Syria, today met and talked with Bashar al-Assad, President of the Arab country.Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari presented a report on the latest regional and international developments and the latest round of Astana talks and stressed...