Rouhani due in China on 3-day visit

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Rouhani to travel to China on 3-day visit

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani is set to travel to China on a three-day visit, during which he will attend the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA).


Iran-Pakistan Security Committee to resume work: Official

Iran-Pakistan Security Committee will resume its activities to take border security measures, an Iranian official says.


Parliament advisor: Boko Haram’s behavior not related to Islam

The Iranian Parliament Speaker’s Adviser for International Affairs, Hossein Sheikholeslam, deplored the recent abduction of more than two hundred Nigerian school girls by Boko Haram, a Wahhabi Al-Qaeda affiliate in Nigeria, and said such a behavior is not Islamic.


Rouhani stresses Iran’s resolve to attract world elites

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined the need for bringing back the Iranian elites from abroad and attracting even the elites of other countries to help Iran’s progress and advancement in different political, economic and cultural areas.


Arak will remain heavy water facility: Iran’s Araqchi

Iran’s Arak reactor will remain a heavy water facility, says Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi.


Terrorist cell destroyed in west Azarbaijan province

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry announced on Sunday that it has disbanded a terrorist cell which had conducted sabotage missions in various parts of the country.


Envoy: Poland keen to promote all-out ties with Iran

Polish Ambassador to Tehran Juliusz J. Gojlo underlined that expansion of relations with Iran stands atop his country’s foreign policy agenda.


Iran mulls building refineries in Africa: NIOPDC

The deputy head of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) says the Islamic Republic of Iran mulls construction of oil refineries in Africa.


Iran’s Zarif says nuclear deal is ‘possible’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday that clinching a final nuclear deal with world powers is still “possible” despite a tough round of talks this week, according to Agence France-Presse.


Parliament speaker visits exhibit on ˈIran, victim of terrorismˈ

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday visited an exhibit on ˈ Iran, Victim of Terrorismˈ. The exhibit focuses on the US support for the terrorist Mojahedin Khalq Organization and the waves of terrorist operations MKO carried against ordinary people who stood against hypocrites in Iran in 1980s.


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