Iran in photos: Oct. 9-15

October 15, The Iran Project – IRGC Navy holding parade in Persian Gulf; Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, Tanzanian Foreign Minister Augustine Mahiga and Oman Air Force Commander Major General Matar bin Ali al-Obaidani trip to Iran and meeting with senior officials; Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani participating in 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting in Russia & Celebration of Hafez Day in Shiraz dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Oct 09–Oct 15).

 

 

IRGC Navy holds parade in Persian Gulf

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The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has held a parade in the Persian Gulf to display its military might and preparedness. Various units of the IRGC Navy attended the parade, which was held in the Persian Gulf waters on Sunday.

 

Iran 1st Vice President officially welcomes Armenian PM

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Iran’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri officially welcomed Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan at the Sadabad Complex in north of Tehran on Monday.

 

Iran, Armenia sign 3 MoUs in Tehran

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In a ceremony attended by Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan and Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri in Tehran, the two countries inked a number of agreements on various fields. The Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) were signed on veterinary, culture and art, and science and technology.

 

IRGC, FM share similar views on defense, security programs

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IRGC commander Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari said there is an excellent understanding between IRGC and FM Zarif in stating our stances against the enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 

Iran nuclear chief meets (IAEA) Director General

IAEA Director General Amano meets Iran’s nuclear chief Salehi in Rome.

 

President Rouhani meets Armenian Prime Minister in Tehran

President Rouhani meets Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan in Tehran on Tuesday.

 

Iran nuclear chief meets UK foreign secretary in London

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (L) meets with Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi (2nd left) in London on October 11, 2017. (Photo by IRNA)

Iran’s top nuclear official Ali Akbar Salehi met British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in the British capital on Wednesday

 

President Rouhani meets Tanzanian Foreign Minister in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with Tanzanian Foreign Minister Augustine Mahiga in Tehran on Wednesday.

 

Iranian Defense Minister, Oman’s Air Force Chief Discuss Closer Ties

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Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) Air Vice Marshal Matar bin Ali al-Obaidani held talks on issues of mutual interest, including bilateral ties between the two countries in defense areas.

 

Iran FM Zarif meets Tanzanian counterpart in Tehran

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Tanzanian counterpart Augustine Mahiga in Tehran on Wednesday.

 

Omani air force chief meets with Iran’s deputy army cmdr.

The second-in-command of the Iranian Army, Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan (L), meets with the commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, Air Vice-Marshal Matar bin Ali al-Obaidani (R), in Tehran on October 11, 2017. (Photo by Mehr news agency)

The second-in-command of the Iranian Army, Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan (L), meets with the commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, Air Vice-Marshal Matar bin Ali al-Obaidani (R), in Tehran on October 11, 2017.

 

Int’l poster exhibition opens in Tehran to highlight plights of Myanmar Muslims

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An international exhibition opened at the Art Bureau in Tehran on Tuesday to display posters on the massacre of Muslims in the southeast Asian country of Myanmar.

 

Celebration of Hafez Day in Shiraz

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The ceremony commemorating Hafez’s anniversary was held at the Tomb of Hafez, in the presence of Seyed Abbas Salehi, Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Ali Asghar Mounesan, Head of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization, and a group of senior officials of Fars province.

 

Iranian Parl. speaker attends opening ceremony of 137th IPU summit

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Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has participated in 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting which kicked off on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

Students in Tehran condemn Trump’s anti-Iran speech

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A large group of Iranian students at the prestigious Amir Kabir University of Technology in Tehran condemned US President Donald Trump’s latest speech against Iran.