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A memorandum of understanding on defense-military cooperation has been signed between Iran and Iraq on Sunday in Tehran.
Congress will consider imposing new sanctions on Russia and Iran as well as North Korea, after Republicans and Democrats agreed to changes that will allow the legislation to move ahead. The bill also aims to prevent President Trump from relaxing sanctions without lawmakers’ consent.
Iran’s SNSC head Shamkhani said Sun. that partitioning trends can inflame enemies’ greed and escalate insecurity and instability in the future of Iraq.
The spokesman for the Iranian parliament’s Energy Commission announced on Saturday that a special committee headed by Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has been formed to review a controversial $5 billion gas deal recently signed with France’s energy giant Total.
Iraqi foreign minister appreciated Iran for playing a key role in war against the terrorist group of Daesh (ISIS).
Iran has strongly condemned Israeli regime’s continued acts of aggression and brutal crackdown on Palestinians, calling on independent nations across the world to voice solidarity with the oppressed people.
Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency is saying Tehran has demanded the United States release detained Iranian citizens.
Iran says it may reconsider its earlier decision to send Iranian pilgrims to this year’s Hajj as Riyadh has not yet issued visas for the Iranian diplomats supposed to leave for Saudi Arabia before the annual rituals begin.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Iraqi President Fuad Masum have discussed the latest regional developments and bilateral relations in a Sunday meeting in Baghdad.
The second session of the joint political committee between Iran and Iraq started work here on Sunday.