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Iran and other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are pursuing the issue of falling oil prices, says Iran’s petroleum minister.
Iran has condemned a deadly attack on a weekly magazine in the French capital city of Paris, describing any terrorist action against innocent people as being against Islam’s teachings.
Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani said on Thursday that moves of the Takfiri current in the region have created a state of erosion noting that the terrorist group of Daesh (ISIS) enjoys a warmongering and ignorance attitude in the region.
The head of Iran’s Police Brigadier General Esmaeil Ahmadi Moqaddam on Thursday said Iran’s authority has turned the country into the main supporter of regional states in their fight against terrorist groups.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday referred to the people of Lebanon as a symbol of rapprochement, interaction and coexistence among different religions and tribes.
The head of Italian Chamber of Commerce has said sanctions against Iran have damaged European and especially Italian companies.
A senior Iranian official has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s firm determination to fight terrorism, calling for concerted efforts by the international community to uproot the scourge.
France must review its policy towards the Middle East and the Muslim world following the deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris, Iran’s press said Thursday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday accused the world powers of interfering in the Middle East by stirring up unrest and discord, and asked Shiite and Sunni Muslims to boost unity to defuse enemies’ plot.
Deputy Secretary General for Campaign against Drug-Trafficking Headquarters Alireza Jazini said on Wednesday that the annual abuse of traditional and industrial drugs in Iran exceeds 500 tons a year.
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