Velayati & Muallem

Iran’s coverage: Velayati hails Aleppo victory, vows Iran will preserve strategic ties with Syria

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


Tehran, Damascus enjoy strategic ties

Leader’s senior adviser Velayati deemed Aleppo liberation a strategic victory as it was dubbed a remarkable triumph by friends and foes.


Iran slams Baghdad, Istanbul terror attacks

Iran has strongly condemned the Sat. suicide attack in Iraqi capital Baghdad and Sun. armed assault in a nightclub in Turkish city of Istanbul.


No Iranians reported among Istanbul terror attack victims: Official

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates’ Affairs Hassan Qashqavi said no Iranian nationals are reported to have been among victims of a Sunday terrorist attack in Istanbul, Turkey.


Iran to import Turkmen gas for 5 years

Deputy oil minister, while pointing to the signing of a gas cooperation agreement with Turkmenistan, said gas imports from the Central Asian state will run on for five years.


Police commander underlines Iran’s high missile power

Commander of Iran’s Law Enforcement Police Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari stressed the country’s high capabilities to defend itself using advanced home-made weapons and missiles, and assured the nation that the Iranian borders are safe.


Iran plans 40% oil recovery rate in 30 years: Official

A senior Iranian oil official says the country has plans to bring its oil recovery rate to an average of 40% in a 30-year period.

Iran must be part of Afghanistan peace process: former ambassador

Former Pakistani ambassador to Afghanistan, Rustam Shah Mohmand has said that Iran’s inclusion in any peace process on Afghanistan was very important as Iran has a large border with Afghanistan.

Majlis speaker, Syrian FM discuss issues of mutual interest in Tehran

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani held talks here Sunday with the visiting Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem.

Aleppo victory was due to resistance: Syrian FM

Aleppo victory was due to resistance to the terrorist groups, the Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said on Sunday.


Nemati named second best archer of Rio 2016

World Archery, in its round-up of the top moments of 2016, named Iran’s Zahra Nemati as the second best performer of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.