Advanced weapons, radars mounted on Iran’s Lavan warship

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Iran mounts advanced weapons, Radars on new overhauled warship

A senior Iranian commander announced on Tuesday that the country’s Navy has equipped its newly-overhauled warship, Lavan, with advanced weapons and radar systems to improve its performance and fire power.

 

British FM proposes to hold talks with Iranian counterpart in New York

British Foreign Secretary William Hague has signaled his country’s resolve to improve relations with Iran by offering talks with senior Iranian diplomats, sources disclosed on Tuesday.

 

Commander: Iran has full control over Caspian Sea

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari underlined the geostrategic importance of the Caspian Sea, and said his forces are in full control over the Sea, monitoring every move in the waters.

 

Senior Iranian, Swiss diplomats discuss regional events

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian Tuesday held talks with visiting Director General of Swiss Foreign Ministry for the Middle East Affairs Wolfgang Amadeus Brulhart on latest regional developments, including Syria.

 

China children’s film festival to screen Iranian film

Iranian filmmaker Mehrdad Khoshbakht’s The Sound of My Foot has been selected to compete at the 2013 China International Children’s Film Festival.

 

Envoy reiterates Iran’s full support for Syrian people, gov’t

Iran’s Ambassador to Lebanon Qazanfar Roknabadi underlined that Iran is closely monitoring the developments in Syria, and is resolved to continue supporting the Muslim country’s government and people.

 

Iran calls for special committee to pursue fate of diplomat in Yemen

An Iranian delegation visiting Yemen has asked for the establishment of a special committee to pursue the fate of the kidnapped Iranian diplomat in that country, the foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

 

Prominent lawmaker calls Israel main loser of US military strike on Syria

A prominent Iranian legislator once again underlined Iran’s support for a political solution to the Syrian crisis, and said that Israel will be the main loser of a possible US attack on Syria.

 

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