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Leader’s senior adviser Velayati deemed Aleppo liberation a strategic victory as it was dubbed a remarkable triumph by friends and foes.
Iran has strongly condemned the Sat. suicide attack in Iraqi capital Baghdad and Sun. armed assault in a nightclub in Turkish city of Istanbul.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Ali Larijani held talks here Sunday with the visiting Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem.
Aleppo victory was due to resistance to the terrorist groups, the Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said on Sunday.
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.