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Leader: US saber-rattling meant to derail Iran’s attention to economic progress

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday downplayed the US threats against Iran, saying that such moves are aimed at decelerating the country’s improvement in economy.

Iran, Oman determined to cement ties

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Sultan of Oman discussed ways of developing Tehran-Muscat ties in their bilateral meeting and the meeting of high-ranking delegations of Iran and Oman.


Kazakh foreign ministry confirms start of Astana talks postponed until Thursday

The Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s press service confirmed in a Wednesday statement that the beginning of the Astana talks on Syrian settlement has been delayed until Thursday noon (06:00 GMT).

Jaberi meets with Putin’s, Syria UN envoys in Astana

Iran’s deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari held talks Tue. with Vladimir Putin’s special envoy for Syria and Syria’s ambassador to the UN on the sidelines of Astana talks on Syrian settlement.


Leader: National reconciliation ‘meaningless’ with people united

Leader of the Islamic Revolution has told a meeting of East Azerbaijan people public turnout should not be interpreted by authorities that people are satisfied with their performance.

India’s Jan Iran oil imports up 1.5 pct mth/mth- shipping data

India’s Iran oil imports rose marginally in January compared to the previous month as Indian refiners received full volumes from the key OPEC producers Saudi Arabia and Iraq, shipping data showed on Wednesday.


Iran finalizes deal with ATR

Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi said Wed. Iran Air has finalized a deal on purchase of aircraft from the World’s leading turboprop manufacturer ATR.Akhoundi maintained that negotiations for the purchase of aircraft from ATR have reached the final stage and at the moment, the two sides are at the stage of exchanging documents.


Any aggressor to face Iran’s harsh response, commander warns

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari cautioned enemies that any act of aggression against Iran will draw a crushing response from the country’s armed forces.


Iran: N. deal fails if Trump refrains from withholding sanctions

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi warned that the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and the world powers would be discarded if US President Donald Trump refuses to continue vetoing the sanctions against Iran every four months.

Stability, security Iran’s priorities in region

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has voiced concern about the overt and covert supports for terrorists.Stability and security are the top priorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the region, which will be possible only through proper understanding of the situation and recognition of stability promoters from anarchists who support terrorists.