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Iran’s foreign minister says hopes a ceasefire deal for Syria can be done

Iran’s foreign minister said on Tuesday he hoped a ceasefire agreement could be reached for Syria.

Iran closes consulates in Turkey following Russian ambassador murder

Iran has closed all of its consulates across Turkey on Tuesday, the Iranian embassy in Ankara said.


Iran Defense Min.: Iran-Russia-Syria coordination allows to influence situation

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan said Tue. that the coalition of Iran, Russia and Syria can influence the situation on the ground.


Iran says it has joint headquarters with Moscow in Syria

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.


5+1 meeting over ISA to convene Jan. 10

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.


Iran strongly denounces Russian envoy assassination in Ankara

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.


Zarif: Russian ambassador’s assassination reveals sinister image of terrorism

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.


Lavrov expects agreements on Syria to be reached at meeting between Russia, Turkey, Iran

The foreign ministers and defense ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran plan to focus on the situation in Syria’s Aleppo.

Iran cautions nationals about travel to Turkey

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.


Speaker: Iran, Bosnia enjoy similar views on regional crises

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran and Sarajevo share similar views on regional problems.