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President Hassan Rouhani met his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad on Wednesday and discussed bilateral ties and regional developments.
President Rouhani has said the emerging economic powers in Asia would change the global economic streams in near future.
The chief of the U.N. atomic watchdog will hold talks on Iran’s nuclear deal on Thursday for the first time with senior officials from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has branded it “the worst deal ever negotiated”.
Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday stressed the need for interaction and dialogue and preventing to “play politics with human rights” issue.
Turkish foreign minister said his government and people appreciate Iran’s support against the attempted coup on July 15th last year and would never forget this precious encouragement.
“We are required to express our gratitude towards the IRGC for its achievements,” Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said, according to a Farsi report by ICANA.
More than a year into the implementation of a landmark deal on the Iranian nuclear program, Tehran and the European Union are holding a high-level seminar with the aim of promoting bilateral cooperation in the field of atomic energy.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister said that the issue of establishment of bilateral contacts between Iran and the United States is not on the agenda of Tehran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that Tehran will continue its policy to exercise self-restraint in the face of tensions created by Riyadh, but if the Arab kingdom is unwilling to reduce the tensions, Iran’s efforts will get nowhere.
Minister of Culture has said no hajj pilgrim will be sent to Saudi Arabia unless the kingdom agrees with conditions set by Iran.