Ayatollah Khamenei

‘High voter turnout foiled enemy plots’

Iran news headlines on Wednesday include supreme leader praising Iranian nation over their high turnout in June 14 presidential election; Salehi urging Qatar’s new Emir revising Syria policy; country sending naval fleet to Russia; U.S. Secretary of State in Kuwait for talks on Syria & Iran; Kazakhstan as an option for hosting of next round of Iran N-talks and Iran disbanding terrorist sabotage network.


High election turnout thwarted enemies’ plots: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed gratitude to the Iranian nation over their high turnout in June 14 presidential election, saying things proceeded contrary to what enemies had expected.


Iran urges Qatar’s new emir to revise Syria policy

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi on Wednesday urged Qatar’s new Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to revise his country’s policy of backing Syrian rebel groups.


Iran dispatches naval flotilla to Russia

The Iranian Navy sent a flotilla of warships to the Russian port city of Astrakhan on Wednesday.


Kerry in Kuwait for talks on Syria, Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is making his first visit to Kuwait as America’s top diplomat, having talks with the tiny, oil-rich country’s leader about deepening violence in Syria, Iran’s new president and prospects for peace in the Mideast.


Kazakhstan may host next round of Iran N-talks

The next round of talks between Tehran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany, namely the P5+1 group, on Iran’s nuclear programme may be held in Kazakhstan, the Iranian envoy to Kazakhstan said.


Report: Iran dismantles terrorist sabotage network

An Iranian news agency is reporting that security forces have dismantled a terrorist and sabotage network in southern city of Shiraz.


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