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Iran’s Zarif to join Vienna conference on Syria

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad-Zarif plans to take part in a Vienna conference scheduled for Friday, said Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham.


Iran willing to cooperate with Pakistan on border security

Iran has no restrictions to cooperate with Pakistan in political, security, defense and economic spheres, Iran’s Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Wednesday.


Iran’s new missiles can destroy enemy targets up to 2,000 km away

Iran’s Brigadier General Hossein Salami announced that Iran’s new high-precision missiles are capable of destroying enemy targets up to 2,000 km away.


Iran talking to six countries to buy aircraft

Iran is in talks with six countries, including Brazil, for purchase of new commercial aircraft to renovate the country’s aviation fleet after the removal of sanctions, an official says.


Lifting of sanctions will open SCO doors to Iran – Russian deputy FM

The removal of sanctions from Tehran will help the Islamic Republic to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.


Iran ready to export gas turbine to Brazil

Minister of Energy Hamid Chitchian expressed Iran’s readiness to provide big gas turbines for power plant projects in Brazil.


Need for a joint regional agency to fight drugs smuggling

Iran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari has stressed the need for Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Russia to form a joint workgroup to tackle drugs smuggling.


Iran hopes JCPOA implementation completes faultlessly: Velayati

 The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and its implementation are sensitive issues for Iran, like the nuclear program and we hope it will be implemented completely and faultlessly by all sides, said Supreme Leader’s adviser in international affairs.

Iran wants to be sure in parties’ adherence to nuclear deal – AEOI

The Iranian government aims to uphold its obligations under the landmark nuclear deal swiftly, but much depends on Western counterparts, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) spokesman told British media.


Iran calls on US to stop nurturing terrorists in Syria

Iran has called on the US to stop grooming terrorists to wreak havoc in Syria, saying the Arab state’s crisis stems from Washington’s instrumentalization of terrorists groups.