Iran in photos: July 31- Aug. 6

August 6, The Iran Project – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attendance in OIC extraordinary meeting on Palestine in Turkey, Ayatollah Khamenei formally endorsing Rouhani as Iran president, World leaders arrival in Tehran to join Rouhani inauguration and The swearing-in ceremony of Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Majlis dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (July 31–Aug 06).

 

 

Iran, Iraq oil minister meet in Tehran

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Ministers of oil and petroleum of Iraq and Iran met in Tehran on Sunday.

 

Iran’s Zarif, Turkey’s Çavuşoğlu meet in Istanbul

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Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Tuesday in Istanbul.

 

OIC extraordinary meeting on Palestine kicks off in Istanbul

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) extraordinary meeting on Palestine and al-Aqsa started work on Tuesday in Istanbul. Senior experts of the foreign ministries of over forty Islamic states are present in the OIC day-long meeting. Also foreign ministers of 14 Islamic countries including Iran have partaken in the meeting on Palestine. Prior to the meeting, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoglu held talks on the issue of Palestine.

Iran FM Zarif handshake with Saudi counterpart

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir on the sidelines of OIC extraordinary meeting in Istanbul.

 

Iran, Russia discuss Syria’s developments

Senior Iranian negotiator in Syrian peace talks held in Astana and his Russian counterpart discussed the latest developments in Syria and the region on Tuesday. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Mikhail Bogdanov held talks at Russia’s Ministery of Foreign Affairs in Moscow.

 

Iran launches key gas pipeline

Iran has launched a major pipeline to deliver up to 40 million cubic meters of natural gas to Northern provinces. Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh attended a ceremony on Tuesday to launch the project that is believed to render Iran needless of importing natural gas from Turkmenistan to feed its northern provinces. Known as the Damghan-Neka gas project, the pipeline can deliver up to 40 million cubic meters of gas per day to gas consumers in northern Iran.

 

Iran’s supreme leader endorses Rouhani as president for second term

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Iran’s supreme leader formally endorsed Hassan Rouhani as president in a ceremony broadcast on state television on Thursday, after Rouhani secured a second term in a landslide election win on May 19.

 

World officials in Tehran for Rouhani’s inauguration ceremony

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, heading a delegation, arrived in Tehran on Saturday morning to attend President Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration on August 5.

 

 

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Iraqi President Fuad Masum arrived in Tehran on Friday to participate in President Hassan Rouhani swearing-in ceremony slated to be held on August 5 in Tehran.

 

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High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini arrived in Tehran on Friday night to attend President Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration on August 5.

 

Iran’s FM Zarif meets EU Mogherini in Tehran

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini here on Saturday.

 

Iranian Army troops at Russia’s International Army Games 2017

Iranian army ground force participated int the first stage of the “Marine Troopers” competition within the framework of the International Army Games 2017 that was held in Russia’s Gornostai test site, Vladivostok.

 

Rouhani meets world leaders in Tehran

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Iranian President Rouhani meets European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini in Tehran on Saturday.

 

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President Rouhani meets his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Ma’soum in Tehran on Saturday.

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President Rouhani meets Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani in Tehran.

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President Hassan Rouhani said Iran and Kazakhstan will boost ties and cooperation in various fields during the 12th government. President Rouhani made the remarks Saturday in a meeting with Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov.

 

President Rouhani’s swearing-in ceremony begins

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The swearing-in ceremony of Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani started in the Iranian capital in the presence of the country’s high-ranking officials as well as leaders and senior politicians from around the world.

 

Foreign dignitaries present at Iranian parliament for Rouhani’s inaguration

Leaders and senior politicians from around the world were present at Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) for partaking in inauguration ceremony of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on August 5, 2017.

 

Leader’s top aide meets European Union Foreign Policy Chief in Tehran

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Iranian Supreme Leader’s top aide for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati meets EU foreign policy Chief Federica Mogherini.