Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Tuesday for the “complete liberation” of Palestine from the “tumour” of Israel, renewing his regime’s refusal to recognise Israel’s right to exist.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a discussion panel in Munich expounded on Iran’s priorities in economic diplomacy as well as its megaprojects in various areas.
Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh explored avenues for promoting cooperation between the two countries as well as obstacles in the way of mutual collaboration with Iraqi Prime Minister Heydar Al-Abadi in the capital city late on Monday.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Forces are practicing defending residential areas during simulated urban warfare.
Trade turnover between Russia and Iran surged 70% year-on-year to $2.2 bln in 2016, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday at the meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hamid Chitchian.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday denounced the reconciliation plans with Israel and urged resistance to liberate the Palestinian occupied territories.
Head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Public Relations Department General Ramezan Sharif warned the trans-regional enemies of Iran’s defensive power and its capability to attack their interests in faraway lands in case of any aggression.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan recommended that, instead of putting the blame on the others, the new US administration shift the destructive policies that led to the birth of the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group.
Advisor to Pakistani Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz in a meeting with Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan stressed his country’s strenuous efforts to fight against the ISIL terrorist group.
Iran’s First Vice Presidnet Jahangiri announced the upcoming visit of President Rouhani to Moscow urging expansion of Iran-Russia economic ties.