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Tehran, Riyadh optimistic on ties prospects: Deputy FM

Visiting Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Monday that Iran has taken steps to exchange views with Saudi Arabia as a major regional country.


Iraq’s territorial integrity top on Iran’s agenda: First VP

Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri renewed Tehran’s support for unity and territorial integrity in neighboring Iraq.

President Rouhani tours Iran space tech expo

President Hassan Rouhani visited an Exhibition on Achievements of Iran’s Latest Space Technologies here on Tuesday.

Iran, Iraq trade to reach $20 billion

Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance said trade exchanges between Iran and Iraq will increase from $12 billion to $20 billion.


Makei: Belarus and Iran underuse their trade and economic potential

Belarus and Iran underuse the potential of their trade and economic relations, Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei said as he met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on 17 February, BelTA has learned.


Iran, Iraq ink deal to cooperate to tackle air pollution

Iran and Iraq have agreed to cooperate to counter the growing menace of dust particles at the areas along the shared border.

NSA eavesdropping on majority of world’s computers: Report

The US National Security Agency is capable of eavesdropping on computers used in countries like Iran, China, Russia and a number of other nations, a new report says.


Iran supports Minsk agreement on Ukraine crisis

Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed hope that the Minsk agreement to put an end to Ukraine crisis, Iran ’s Mehr news agency reported Feb. 17.

Lukashenko plays down western sanctions on Iran as ‘inefficient’

Belarusian president has condemned and played down western sanctions on Iran as inefficient.


Iran parliament endorses fuel price hike

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) has approved a five-percent increase in fuel prices for the next fiscal year starting March 21, amid falling oil prices.