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Conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Yemen can be settled only via political dialogue involving regional players, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday at the Munich Security Conference.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered officials to promptly address problems such as dust and smoke particles, power outages and failures in the water supply and phone connections in Khuzestan.
Iran’s foreign minister brushed aside new pressure from the United States on Sunday, declaring that his country is “unmoved by threats” but responds well to respect.
U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanction on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions by testing ballistic missiles and acting to “destabilise” the Middle East, a U.S. senator said Sunday.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres by referring to nuclear deal between Iran and Group 5+1 said that Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is an important factor in international peace and stability and announced his own and the UN support for continuation of the deal.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned certain countries for trying to endanger other countries for their own safety, stressing that ensuring security at the expense of the insecurity of others is “unrealistic” and “absurd”.
Abbas Akhundi has received vote of confidence for the second time from Parliament which had been fervent in impeaching him.On Sunday’s afternoon session of the Parliament, MPs voted on impeachment; Akhundi received 176 Yeas, 74 Nays and 5 abstentions from a total of 257 MPs who cast their vote.
Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday stepped up efforts to improve ties with Persian Gulf Arab Sunni states urging them to work with their Shia rival to address “anxieties” and violence across the region.
The Iranian foreign ministry condemned the Ontario court ruling ordering the government of Iran to pay the legal costs of what it alleged as victims of Iran-sponsored terrorist attacks, dismissing it as “unacceptable”.
Iran says it has discovered major reserves of shale oil in the western parts of the country with a top official saying that the reserves are the first that have a feasible potential for production.