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Russia’s Su-35 chases off US F-22 fighter in Syria

Russia’s Su-35 chases off US F-22 fighter in Syria

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – A Russian Su-35 multi-role fighter jet shooed away a US F-22 stealth tactical fighter aircraft from a pair of Russian Su-25 fighters in an incident in Syria’s air space, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday."On November 23, in the air above the western bank of the Euphrates River, a US F-22 fighter hindered actively Russia’s two Sukhoi-24...

Putin holds surprise talk with Assad in Syria

Putin holds surprise talk with Assad in Syria

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – In a surprise visit to Russian military base in Syria, President Putin of Russia met his Syrian counterpart Assad and ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria.                                                   ...

Putin meets Assad in Syria

Putin meets Assad in Syria

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia) – In a surprise visit to Russian military base in Syria, President Putin of Russia met his Syrian counterpart Assad and ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria.                                                   ...

Putin declares end of military operation in Syria after surprise talk with Assad

Putin declares end of military operation in Syria after surprise talk with Assad

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – In a surprise visit to Russian military base in Syria, Russian President Putin met his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad and ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops to Russia.Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a surprise visit to the Hmeymim (Khmeimim) Russian military base in Syria’s Latakia province,...

Putin to visit Turkey

Putin to visit Turkey

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Ankara on Dec.11 on the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to Turkish presidential spokesman.The two leaders will hold a meeting in which they would exchange views on bilateral, regional and global issues -- including recent developments on the al-Quds (Jerusalem) issue, as well...

US embassy move contradicts common sense: Lavrov

US embassy move contradicts common sense: Lavrov

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (Press Shia) – Addressing a news conference during a meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers in Vienna, Russian FM Lavrov slammed Trump decision to move embassy to al-Quds (Jerusalem). “This announcement runs counter to common sense,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a news conference in Vienna on Friday, referring to US President Donald Trump’s decision to move...

Putin announces 2018 presidential run

Putin announces 2018 presidential run

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Vladimir Putin has confirmed that he will seek another term in office in next year’s presidential election.“Yes, I will run as a candidate for the Russian presidency,” Putin said while meeting with workers at a GAZ car plant in Russia on Wednesday. The upcoming election will be the fourth in Putin’s political career. He held the office of...

New world sees rise of Russia, Turkey, Iran: German FM

New world sees rise of Russia, Turkey, Iran: German FM

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (Press Shia) – The emerging new world order is seeing the growing influence of Russia, Turkey, and Iran, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Tuesday.Speaking at the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum on future scenarios in international politics, Gabriel was critical of US President Donald Trump’s foreign policy, saying that as the Americans ceded their leadership role,...

No foreign troops can be deployed in Caspian Sea: Zarif

No foreign troops can be deployed in Caspian Sea: Zarif

TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif pointed to the negotiations over Convention on Caspian Sea legal status between 5 littoral states in Russia, saying no foreign military force can be deployed in the Caspian SeaSpeaking upon his arrival in Moscow on Monday night, Javad Zarif said “so far, 49 expert meetings have been held on this issue, and a...

Iranian speaker calls UN to act instead of report on narcotics

Iranian speaker calls UN to act instead of report on narcotics

TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (Press Shia) – The Speaker of Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani criticized the UN and NATO for evading their responsibilities in regards to war on drug trafficking.“The UN should assign fair shares of responsibility between member states to avoid burdening the whole costs of fighting drug trafficking solely on Iran,” said Ali Larijani, the Speaker of Iranian Parliament on...