Iran: Chemical arms use in Syria a ‘red line’

Iran news headlines on Tuesday include Iran calling chemical arms use in Syria a’red line’; Iran President Office rejection of allegation on record showing election fraud; Turkey continuation of importing Iran’s gas and Iran condemning assassination attempt against Syrian prime minister.


Iran says use of chemical arms by anyone in Syria is “red line”

Iran said on Tuesday it regarded the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria’s civil war as a “red line”, echoing major adversary the United States but saying Syrian rebels were the main culprit and not the Damascus government.


Iranian President Office rejects allegation on record showing election fraud

The Public Relations Center of the Administration of the President of Iran published a press release rejecting information with reference to some president’s allies about existence of a record showing a fraud that happened during the presidential elections in 2009.


Turkey to continue importing Iran’s gas: Turkish energy minister

The Turkish energy minister says Turkey will continue importing natural gas from Iran, despite US pressure to hinder the Tehran-Ankara energy cooperation.


Iran condemns assassination attempt against Syrian prime minister

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has condemned the assassination attempt against Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi.


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