Iran condemns Israeli attack on Syria

Iran news headlines on Sunday include Iran condemnation of Israel air strike on Syria; India willingness over IPI gas pipeline negotiations; discussion of Iranian, Egyptian foreign ministers on regional issues; Iran suggestion of its training services to Syrian army and Iranian Army’s Ground Forces releasing indigenous helicopter simulator.


Iran raps Israeli aggression on Syria, urges united stand against Tel Aviv

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has condemned the Israeli military aggression against Syria, urging regional countries to stand up against Tel Aviv. Mehmanparast on Sunday slammed the Israeli aggression and Tel Aviv’s attempts to create insecurity and instability in the region.

India voices willingness to resume ‘IPI’ gas pipeline negotiations

Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has voiced New Delhi’s willingness to reenter negotiations over a project that would have transferred Iranian gas to India via Pakistan.

Iranian, Egyptian foreign ministers discuss regional issues

Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has discussed regional developments, particularly the crisis in Syria, with his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Kamel Amr. In a Saturday telephone conversation, Amr reiterated Cairo’s willingness to contribute to the further activation of an Egyptian-proposed quartet comprised of Iran, Egypt, Turkey and Saudi Arabia to end the crisis in Syria.

Iran ready to ‘train’ Syria army, says commander

TEHRAN: Iran is ready to help “train” the Syrian army if Damascus seeks such assistance, the commander of the Islamic republic’s army ground forces, General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan, was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Iranian Army’s Ground Forces unveil indigenous helicopter simulator

The Iranian Army’s Ground Forces have unveiled a new indigenous simulator for Bell 214 helicopter, presenting the forces’ latest achievement in the simulation field. The simulator was showcased at a Sunday ceremony attended by Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan and a group of other Iranian commanders.


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