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Iran’s UN envoy has said that Saudi Arabia’s anti-Tehran allegations are “baseless and unfounded”, while calling on the global body to pressure Riyadh to stop threatening other countries with the military action.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will always stand by Lebanon and spare no effort to help improve the country’s stability.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif held talks with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in the Tajikistan capital’s Dushanbe on Wednesday.
Syrian army soldiers and allied fighters will keep fighting terrorist groups in the country after the end of the battle in the eastern city of Dayr al-Zawr, President Bashar al-Assad says.
Spokesman of Pakistan Army Major General Asif Ghafoor suggested setting up common command posts on Iranian and Pakistani borders to check the flow of terrorist groups into and out of Iran and Pakistan.
British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson is scheduled to visit Iran within the upcoming weeks.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Europe and American Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi met Tue. with Secretary-General of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs Maurice Gourdault-Montagne.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on Saudi Arabia to cease its hostile policies against Tehran, warning against the ramifications of putting trust in the US and Israel.
US State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert raised doubts about reports that Iran provided missiles to Houthi fighters in Yemen, noting that Washington does not have “full determination on who is responsible for that”.
The EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, says the bloc is working with US Congress and President Donald Trump’s administration to ensure Washington’s compliance with Iran’s nuclear agreement.