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Iran President: Astana Peace Guarantors Resolved to Fight against Terrorism in Syria

Iran President: Astana Peace Guarantors Resolved to Fight against Terrorism in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed that Tehran, Moscow and Ankara are determined to keep fighting against terrorism across Syria, and stressed the need to protect civilian lives in the war on terror groups. - Politics news - “As the guarantor states of the Astana Process, we always support Syrian-Syrian dialogue within the framework of the agreements...

US Sanctions on Syria Amount to Economic Terrorism: Iranian Envoy

US Sanctions on Syria Amount to Economic Terrorism: Iranian Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Ambassador to the European Union and Brussels condemned the new US sanctions against Syria as an act of economic terrorism that is threatening the lives of innocent civilians. - Politics news - Addressing the fourth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”, held in Belgium on Tuesday, Gholamhossein Dehghani said the...

Iran, Russia, Turkey to Discuss Syria Wednesday: Kremlin

Iran, Russia, Turkey to Discuss Syria Wednesday: Kremlin

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The presidents of Iran, Russia, and Turkey will discuss the latest developments in Syria on Wednesday, the Kremlin said. - Politics news - Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the video conference will see Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan make "three statements" before discussing Syria in private,...

Iranian Diplomat Condemns US Sanctions on Syria

Iranian Diplomat Condemns US Sanctions on Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A ranking Iranian diplomat condemned the US’ fresh sanctions against Syria -imposed under the Caesar Act- as an act of economic terrorism that mounts pressure on the Syrian people. - Politics news - Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to Iranian Foreign Minister in special political affairs, discussed the latest developments in Syria with the United Nations...

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Condemns US Sanctions against Syria

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Condemns US Sanctions against Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf denounced the latest round of American coercive economic measures against Syria, saying the new sanctions indicate Washington’s failure to push ahead with its military plots against the Arab country. - Politics news - “Enemies of Syria, Iran and the resistance axis were desperate because of their failure in...

Syria Army Repels Drone Attack on Jableh

Syria Army Repels Drone Attack on Jableh

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian air defense forces managed to foil a drone attack over the city of Jableh on the Mediterranean coast. - World news - The unmanned aircraft had made an unsuccessful attempt to hit a Russian airbase in the region, according to Press TV. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far, but militants had recently struck the nearby Russian base of...

US Threatens UAE with Sanctions over Plans to Normalize Ties with Syria

US Threatens UAE with Sanctions over Plans to Normalize Ties with Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The US has threatened the United Arab Emirates with sanctions imposed under the Caesar Act as the Persian Gulf state continues to normalize ties with Syria. - World news - During a press conference on the implementation of the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act“, the US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Franklin Jeffrey announced, “The UAE knows...

US Sanctions on Syria Run Counter to Human Rights: Iranian Adviser

US Sanctions on Syria Run Counter to Human Rights: Iranian Adviser

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker said the US’ fresh sanctions against Syria, imposed under the Caesar Act, constitute a violation of human rights and international treaties. - Politics news - In a post on his Twitter account on Thursday, Hossein Amir Abdollahian said the US sanctions against the people of Syria under the Caesar Act run counter to...

Russia Says US Sanctions on Syria Illegitimate

Russia Says US Sanctions on Syria Illegitimate

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said the US unilateral coercive measures imposed on Syria and the so-called “Caesar Act” are illegitimate, and they hinder the international efforts for resolving the crisis in the country. - World news - “We consider these measures totally illegal and illegitimate … We will continue to help the Syrian people,”...

Iran Raps US Sanctions on Syria, Vows to Boost Economic Ties with Damascus

Iran Raps US Sanctions on Syria, Vows to Boost Economic Ties with Damascus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the new US sanctions against Syria, pledging that Tehran will maintain and boost its economic ties with Damascus. - Politics news - In a statement on Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi condemned the imposition of new US sanctions under the so-called Caesar Act against Syria as a violation of...