Iranian president to address Western oil CEOs in Davos

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Iran’s Rouhani to address Western oil CEOs in Davos

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani will address a panel of top global oil executives on Thursday as the Islamic Republic steps up efforts to win back investments from oil companies as part of its rapprochement with the West.


Russia wants Iran involved in fulfilling Geneva communiqué

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Iran must be involved in the implementation of the 2012 Geneva communiqué on the crisis in Syria.


Iran’s president not to attend Munich Security Conference

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is now in Switzerland to participate in an annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), is scheduled to fly back to Tehran after the meeting and will not attend the Munich Security Conference (MSC) later this month.


Senior military official calls for devising mechanisms to counter enemy’s soft war

A deputy chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces warned that enemies have devised different plots to implement various soft war scenarios, and called for taking the necessary precautionary measures by Iranian officials.


Iran exports saffron to US after 4 years

Iran has started exporting saffron to the United States after 4 years.


Iran to send team to Yemen over diplomat assassination

An Iranian delegation will be sent to Yemen to investigate the assassination of an Iranian diplomat in the country, an Iranian official says, PressTV reported.


Iran, 6 world powers preparing for new talks: Russia

Russia says representatives from Iran and six world powers have begun preparing a new round of talks over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program at a coordination meeting in Geneva.


Iran’s Rouhani in Switzerland for WEF meeting

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Switzerland to take part in the 44th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the city of Davos and express Iran’s views on different matters.


UN is Obama’s puppet: Sheikholeslam

The adviser of Iran’s Parliament speaker on International Affairs Hossein Sheikholeslam blamed US for the cancellation of Iran’s invitation to this week’s ‘peace talks in Geneva over the Syrian crisis, saying that it shows “UN is an American puppet” rather than an independent organization.


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