Iranian Armed Forces to stage joint wargames in months

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Iran Air Force to stage joint wargames: Commander

The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) plans to hold joint military exercises with other units of the country’s Armed Forces in the next Iranian year (starts on 21 March 2014), said a top commander of the force on Saturday.

Iran’s Fajr Intl. film festival starts 2014 programs

The 32nd Iran’s most important film presentation and competition festival, Fajr International Film Festival, has started its programs during a ceremony held in Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.

 

Supreme Leader at late Imam mausoleum

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attended the mausoleum of the Father of the Islamic Revolution and paid tribute to the late Imam Khomeini on Saturday.

 

Swedish FM Due in Tehran on Monday

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt plans to pay an official visit to Tehran on Monday to confer with senior Iranian officials on the consolidation of the bilateral relations.

 

Ashton to visit Iran in due time

The EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton said she would visit Iran in appropriate time.

 

Ukraine urges lifting Iran sanctions over Tehran’s nuclear program

Ukraine has called for lifting international and unilateral sanctions on Iran over its nuclear energy program.

 

Education minister rings bell of Revolution

Minister of Education Ali Asghar Fani rang the bell of Revolution at a girls school in the capital Tehran on Saturday.

 

Russia urges mediators not to place new demands on Iran

The six world powers involved in Iranian nuclear talks should not submit new demands to Tehran, a senior Russian diplomat said Friday.

 

Rouhani: Tel Aviv, Washington’s fury show Iran’s global success

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Israel and the United States’ anger is indicative of Iran’s success on the international scene.

 

Readout of Iran’s FM Zarif and UN’s Ban Ki-Moon in Munich

The Secretary-General met with the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, H.E. Mr. Javad Zarif, on the margins of the Munich Security Conference today.

 

Turkish President urges Iran-Turkey cooperation on Syria

Turkish President Abdullah Gul here on Saturday called on Iran and Turkey to make joint efforts to resolve the ongoing crisis in Syria.

 

 

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