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Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri has warned that any change in the political geography of the region would create tensions across the Middle East.
Iran’s Deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Lebanese President Michel Aoun discussed bilateral ties and regional issues in a meeting in Beirut on Monday.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei has hailed martyr Mohsen Hojaji underling the need to strengthen Revolutionary spirit in young generation.
Foreign Minister Zarif stressed that Iran will make every effort to protect the nuclear deal and prevent US from violating the accord by putting the blame on the Islamic Republic.
The Iranian Judiciary has issued a ruling demanding that the US government pay around 245 million dollars in damage to a number of victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s troops during the 1980 to 1988 imposed war on Iran.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says the fate of all of Iran’s joint oil and gas fields will be determined by the end of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s second term to 2021.
The United States’ potential attempts to sway the reporting of the United Nations’ nuclear agency with regards to Iran will get nowhere, says the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan said Tehran and Ankara may launch a joint operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and its offshoot PJAK in the near future.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said during a regular press briefing on Monday that Iran has taken the necessary steps for improving ties with Saudi Arabia and it is now Riyadh turn to take more steps.
Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology says Twitter is blocked in the Islamic Republic for certain national security concerns, not cultural or ethical issues. However, he believes, filtering is not a good strategy.