Iran news headlines on Wednesday include Putin trip to Iran for nuclear talks; Supreme Leader meeting with Iranian and foreign poets; Ahmadinejad urging expansion of ties between Tehran-Bangkok; Iran and Oman discussion over mutual cooperation; Michel Sleiman coming Iran for Rouhani’s ceremony; Iran’s Majlis speaker condemnation of EU over blacklisting of Hezbollah; country Volleyballers standing in 12th spot of FIVB ranking and Iran’s president-elect lauding of Hezbollah because of resistance against Israel.
President Vladimir Putin is to visit Iran in August to try and restart talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme, Russia’s Kommersant daily reported on Wednesday.
Supreme Leaser of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei met with a group of Iranian and foreign poets and artists.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called for the further enhancement of ties between the Islamic Republic and Thailand in various fields, particularly in trade and economic areas.
Omani Defense Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al Busaidi and Iran’s Ambassador to Masqat Ali Akbar Sibeveih asked for the consolidation of mutual cooperation between the two states in various arenas.
President Michel Sleiman will visit Tehran next month to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iranian president-elect Hassan Rouhani.
Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has lashed out at the European Union (EU) for blacklisting the military wing of the Lebanese resistance movement of Hezbollah, saying the 28-member bloc is blindly following the policies of the United States.
The world ranking of Iranian Volleyball team has been upgraded to the 12th spot following the impressive performance of the squad in recent world competitions.
Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani praised the struggles and victories of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement against Israel.
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