Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s top security official says US airstrikes on Syria’s northern province of Raqqah using banned weapons amount to genocide in the war-stricken Arab country.
Turkey seeks to establish a land route via Iran for trade with Qatar which has relied on both countries for sourcing food since a diplomatic crisis broke out with Saudi Arabia.
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran and Kazakhstan will boost ties and cooperation in various fields during the 12th government.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov said creating safe zones in Syria will ‘reduce tensions’ and ‘curb terrorist activities’.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani plans to submit the list of his candidates for cabinet posts to the parliament on Tuesday, according to the spokesman for the presiding board of the parliament.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and the visiting Italian Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs Vincenzo Amendol held talks here on Sunday.
Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri underlined that the country would give a tough response to any hostile move made by the foreign vessels in the Persian Gulf region.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated the country’s policy to continue backing the Lebanese people and government and stressed the need for closer ties between the two Middle Eastern nations in all areas.
Iran says it expects to attract as much as $15 billion in foreign investments into its oil and gas projects before next April.
Venezuelan Minister of Planning Ricardo José Menéndez Prieto has met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran.