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Destructive Saudi policies lead to nowhere: Iranian diplomat
Iran says Saudi Arabia’s “destructive” policies “lead nowhere”, and that a country bombing its southern neighbor is not in a position to talk about the Islamic Republic’s role in the region.
‘Kamikaze’ robots feature in Iran military drill for first time
Military hardware known as “kamikaze” robots has debuted in ongoing military exercises by the Iranian Army.
Zarif: Iran still pursuing Hajj tragedy
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran was still pursuing the Hajj tragedy during which hundreds of Iranian pilgrims lost their lives.
Iran to build own missile defense based on knockoff of Russia’s S-300
Iran plans to deploy a missile defense system built around an indigenous analogue of Russia’s S-300 missile system before 2017, Russian media reported on Tuesday.
Iranophobia era is over: Zarif
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here Tuesday that the time when Iran was shown as a security threat is gone.
EU: Next meeting of JCPOA joint commission expected before implementation Day
The European Union (EU) has announced that the next meeting of the Joint Commission under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is foreseen to be held before implementation day.
Total ready to tech transfer, finance Iran post-sanction oil projects
The President Middle East and North Africa of Total Exploration and Production said France’s energy giant is ready for financing Iran’s oil projects as well as for transferring of technology following removal of sanctions.
Iran expects rapid economic growth thru new oil contracts
Iran is likely to see major economic development under the new oil contracts it is to present in November to global oil companies, a senior Iranian petroleum official said.
No solution to Syria crisis without Iran: German FM
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier stressed there will be no solution to the crisis in Syria without Iran’s participation in the peace process.
Iran’s top diplomat in London for talks on regional issues
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian left Tehran for London on Monday for talks on different regional and international issues.