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Iran’s foreign minister said on Tuesday he hoped a ceasefire agreement could be reached for Syria.
Iran has closed all of its consulates across Turkey on Tuesday, the Iranian embassy in Ankara said.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan said Tue. that the coalition of Iran, Russia and Syria can influence the situation on the ground.
Moscow and Tehran have joint headquarters in Syria, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Ali Shamkhani told reporters in Tehran Dec. 20, an APA correspondent reported from Tehran.
An Iranian MP quoted Foreign Minister Zarif as saying 5+1 joint commission meeting over US extension of anti-Iranian sanctions in violation of nuclear deal will be held on Jan. 10, 2017.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly condemned the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey in a gun attack in the Turkish capital city of Ankara.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran strongly condemned assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey and believed it revealed the ugly face of terrorism.
The foreign ministers and defense ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran plan to focus on the situation in Syria’s Aleppo.
Following the assassination Monday of Russia’s ambassador in Ankara and concerns about escalation of situation in Turkey, Iran’s Foreign Ministry issued a travel warning on Tuesday, calling on Iranians to refrain from unnecessary travels to the neighboring country.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran and Sarajevo share similar views on regional problems.