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Iran’s Zarif meets with UK’s Hague in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and UK Foreign Secretary William Hague have met and discussed, inter alia, the improvement of Tehran-London relations.


Iranian police seize over 240 tons of narcotics in 6 months

Iran’s drug combat squads have seized more than 240 tons of illicit drugs in the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 21), Iran’s Deputy Police Chief Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Radan announced on Tuesday.


Iran bags six medals in 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games

Iranian karate practitioners have managed to take home six medals, including three golds, at the 3rd edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Indonesia.


Iran, IAEA to hold talks on friday

Iran announced on Tuesday that it will take part in a new round of talks with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, on Friday to discuss issues pertaining to its nuclear program.


Iran dispatches relief, rescue teams to southeast region

Shortly after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck a remote area in southwest Pakistan, the Iranian Red Crescent Society dispatched some relief and rescue teams to regions in southwest of the country abutting the affected areas in Pakistan.


Syrian situation changing positively: Larijani

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said Monday evening that situation in Syria is “changing in a positive way” due to the constant resistance of the Syrian people and government against enemies and their terrorist agents.

President carrying Iranians message of peace

President Hassan Rouhani, currently in New York, is carrying peace message of the Iranian nation to the world, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said Tuesday.


1st VP: President Rouhani opened new horizon to world nations

First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that President Hassan Rouhani has opened a new horizon to world nations through promotion of rationality, dialogue, logic, independence and mutual understanding.


Israel fears removal of tensions between Iran, West: Ex-President Khatami

Iran’s former President Seyyed Mohammad Khatami says Israel has launched a smear campaign against President Hassan Rouhani because the Tel Aviv regime fears a potential removal of tensions between the Islamic Republic and the West.


Iran gas delivery to Europe serves Tehran-Ankara ties

Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri has said that Iran’s natural gas transmission to Europe via Turkey will enhance cooperation between the two countries.

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