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Shamkhani: Iran, Pakistan determined to fight terrorism

Iran and Pakistan are strongly determined to launch a joint stern campaign against terrorism, said Ali Shamkhani Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, following meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister.


Zarif off to Vienna

Foreign Minister, Mohammad-Javad Zarif, left Tehran to Vienna to attend Syria peace talks.


No change in Iran’s policy of support for Syria: Deputy FM

 Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that Tehran’s supportive policy towards Syria has not changed at all.


Zarif, Mogherini, Steinmeier confer on Syrian talks

Iran’s Zarif who is slated to sit the Syrian crisis conference in Vienna on Friday, conferred with EU’s Mogherini and Germany’s Steinmeier via phone.


Israel capitulates over Iran deal, for now

Having done all it could to avert the conclusion of a now-done deal between Iran and the P5+1, the Israeli regime has finally been forced to admit its failure in the face of political resolve to finalize the accord.


Official: Talks with Saudi Arabia on blood money of Mina victims

The Supreme Leader’s representative for Hajj affairs said on Wednesday that the identity of 36 Iranian pilgrims who went missing during the Mina tragedy should be established as soon as possible.


Economic sanctions hinder achieving peace

Iran’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Gholam-Hossein Dehqani, said that imposing economic sanctions as a means of pressure would hinder achievement of peace, security and development.


Iran slams human rights report as baseless

The Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijani has blasted a report by a UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights situation in Iran.


Velayati: JCPOA not to stop excuse-makers

Veteran Iranian diplomat Velayati, on Thursday, commented on difficulties of putting the JCPOA into practice.


Navy Commander: Velayat maneuver to be held north of Indian Ocean

Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that this winter a maneuver dubbed ‘Velayat 4’ will be held north of the Indian Ocean.