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Iran would not ‘nominate substitute for Abutalebi’

Deputy-FM for legal and international affairs has said Iran would not nominate other ambassador to the UN than Abutalebi.


Iran to hold its first UAV military exercises

The Iranian army will hold military exercises of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the first time.


UN hopes U.S.-Iran visa denial incident to “be resolved bilaterally”: spokesman

The United Nations hoped that the visa denial incident between the United States and Iran would “be resolved bilaterally,” a UN spokesman said on Friday.

Iranian, Azerbaijani Defense Ministers discuss military cooperation

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov will visit Iran over the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Major General Hossein Dehghan.


Germany pleased with outcomes of Iran-World Powers talks in Vienna

A German foreign ministry spokeswoman underlined that both Iran and the six major world powers are resolved to remove all barriers standing in the way of cutting a final nuclear deal before June.


Iran Majlis rejects European Parliament invitation to visit Europe

Chairman of Iran’s parliamentary relations with the European Parliament has rejected the EP invitation for a delegation of Iran Majlis to visit Europe.


Siamand Rahman claims IPC Powerlifting World Championship gold

Iran’s Siamand Rahman won a gold medal in the +107 kg weight category of the IPC Powerlifting World Championship in Dubai, the UAE on Friday.


President felicitates Iranˈs championship in World Competitions

President Hassan Rouhani, in a message, felicitated Iranˈs championship in the World Disabled Weightlifting Competitions.


Spokeswoman slams Britain’s anti-Iran remarks

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham strongly criticized the British Foreign Office’s recent statement about the human rights conditions in Iran as blatant interference in the country’s internal affairs.


Iranian, Afghan economy ministers confer

Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayebnia here on Saturday met and conferred with his visiting Afghan counterpart Omar Zakhilwal on issues of mutual interests.



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