Iran’s coverage: Syrian, Iranian foreign ministers discuss ceasefire, humanitarian aid to Syria

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Top Iranian, Syrian diplomats hold talks in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Muallem in a meeting in Tehran discussed the latest developments in Syria.

 

Iran, ATR plane maker to finalize deal in days: Official

Iran is going to finalize a contract with ATR aircraft manufacturer on the purchase of 20 turboprops on Wednesday, an Iranian official announced.

 

Iran welcomes enhanced ties with EU: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran welcomes the expansion of bilateral ties with European Union (EU) member states.

 

IRGC sees no role for Saudis, Qatar in Syria talks

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) spokesman ruled out the possibility that Syrians would allow Saudi Arabia and Qatar in the upcoming talks for peace in Syria, but noted that Turkey could play a positive role if it abandons the policy of disintegration of Syria.

Pres. Rouhani stresses closer ties with Ecuador, Morocco

Iranian President Rouhani stressed Sat. that developing all-out relations with Latin American and North African countries such as Ecuador and Morocco is a key principle of Iran’s foreign policy.

AEOI legally bound to address emergency situation in power plants, nuclear sites

Iranian parliament (Majlis) passed a bill on Saturday to oblige the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to devise a plan aimed at addressing the emergency situation in power plants and nuclear facilities.

 

Nouri al-Maliki to arrive in Tehran

Iraqi vice-president will arrive in Tehran on Saturday for a 4-day visit to country and will have meetings with high-ranking officials.

A tally of Iran sanctions relief includes more than $10 Billion in cash, gold

In the three years since a preliminary nuclear deal was struck with Iran, Tehran has received more than $10 billion in sanctions relief from around the world in the form of cash and gold, according to current and former U.S. officials.

 

Women to become candidate in Iran’s presidential elections

Guardian Council Spokesman Abbas-Ali Kadkhodaei said here on Saturday that women could become candidate in the upcoming presidential elections in Iran.

IRGC figure: Satellite channels depicting gloomy picture of Iran

Persian-speaking satellite channels and some Persian Gulf Arab states are depicting a gloomy picture of Iran, working towards the goals of the Israeli regime.