Iran’s Rouhani urges closer ties with Africa

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President: Promotion of ties with Africa top priority

President Hassan Rouhani said here on Monday that promotion of ties with African countries is among top priorities of the Iranian administration.


Iran’s army felicitates anniversary of victory of Islamic Revolution

Iranian Army on Monday congratulated the nation on the 35th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, and called on the whole walks of life in Iran to attend the mass rallies that are to take place on February 11 to mark the event.


5.8 degree quake shakes Ardebil

A 5.8-Richter quake shook northwestern province of Ardebil at 15:36 (12:06 GMT) local time on Monday, causing panic among the people.


Bahrain’s Gulf Air to resume flights to Tehran next month

Bahrain’s Gulf Air will resume flights to the Iranian capital Tehran next month, almost three years after they were suspended, the national carrier said in a statement on Monday.


Geneva 2 Syria conference could create new crisis : Iranian Official

An Iranian deputy foreign minister warned that the Geneva 2 conference on Syria could create a new crisis.


Iran, Mexico to bolster ties based on national interests, President

President Hassan Rouhani said here on Monday that Iran enjoys cordial ties with Latin American states including Mexico, stressing there is a strong will to expand Tehran-Mexico City relations in line with national interests.


Thailand expresses hope for trade rise with Iran

Thailand ambassador to Iran has expressed hope for an increase in trade between Bangkok and Tehran.


Nuclear chief: Iran not to miss its right to produce 20 percent nuclear fuel

Iran’s current reserves of 20 percent enriched uranium fully corresponds to its nuclear fuel demands, but the country will not miss its right to produce 20 percent nuclear fuel whenever needed, head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) Ali Akbar Salehi said, Iranian ISNA news agency reported on Feb. 10.


Senior negotiator criticizes US officialsˈ statements against Iran

Deputy Foreign Minister and senior negotiator in talks with the world powers Seyyed Abbas Araqchi strongly criticized the recent remarks by the US officials against Iran.


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