Javad Zarif & Boris Johnson

Iran’s coverage: Zarif receives UK’s Johnson in Tehran

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Iran, UK FMs discuss mutual cooperation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his British counterpart Boris Johnson in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday discussed bilateral ties and regional developments.

 

Iran’s envoy in London elaborates on British FM’s upcoming visit to Tehran

Iran’s Ambassador to Britain Hamid Baeidinejad said on Friday that UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s Saturday visit to Tehran is the first by a British foreign minister in recent years to discuss bilateral, regional and multilateral issues.

 

Britain reiterates commitment to JCPOA

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in a visit to Tehran reaffirmed his country’s commitment to the full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers.

 

Iran, Turkey discuss security cooperation

Senior Iranian and Turkish officials in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday discussed mutual cooperation to reinforce the two countries’ security cooperation.

US al-Quds move aimed at legalizing Palestine’s occupation: Iran diplomat

A senior Iranian diplomat says a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital” is aimed at legitimizing the Israeli regime’s occupation of Palestine.

 

Iran important country in strategic region

 UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson detailed why he is visiting Tehran later today Dec. 9.

 

Iranian Defense Minister hails Tehran-Moscow strategic ties

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami described the growing relations between Tehran and Moscow as “strategic” and said the two countries have taken major strides in boosting their military ties.

 

British foreign secretary, Iran parliament speaker meet in Tehran

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met and conferred in the Iranian capital on Saturday.

 

Iran sentences fugitive ex-bank chief to jail: report

Iran has handed down heavy jail sentences to a former head of its largest state-owned bank who fled to Canada over a record-breaking $2.6 billion embezzlement scandal, the judiciary said on Saturday.

 

Vigil held for Iranian-American man fatally shot by US police

Hundreds of people have held a vigil in Washington, DC, to express their grief and shock over the shooting death of an Iranian-American by US police last month.