Iran’s coverage: Russia in sync with Iran on Syria: Leader aide

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Iran, Russia coordinating anti-Daesh efforts: Leader aide

Iran and Russia are coordinating their stance on fighting Daesh terrorist group in Syria, Ali-Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, says.


‘Turkey deploying troops to Iraq endangers regional security’

An Iranian deputy foreign minister has described deployment of Turkish forces in northern Iraq as a wrong measure, saying it jeopardizes security across the region.


Draft resolution on PMD case closure to be discussed monday: Iranian diplomat

 An Iranian diplomat said the Monday session of a joint commission between Iran and the Group 5+1 is going to discuss a draft resolution, based on which the IAEA Board of Governors will close a case on the so-called possible military dimensions (PMD) of Tehran’s nuclear program.


Ebtekar: Heroic flexibility aiming to confront US plots

 Vice-President and Head of Department of Environment Massoumeh Ebtekar said that heroic flexibility as proposed by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei is the way of confronting the US plots.


Over-suppliers responsible for bearish oil market: Zangeneh

 Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said the countries that have caused the glut in the market are responsible for current market state.


Velayati describes President Bashar Assad as Iran’s redline

 Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, underlined that Syrian President Bashar Assad is Iran’s redline, and said Iran is duty-bound to remove the tensions created between Russia and Turkey.


Tehran, Stockholm mull post-sanctions cooperation

 Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh hosted a meeting with Swedish Industry Minister Mikael Damberg in Tehran on Sunday to discuss future ties with the European country.


Iran finalizing plans to build oil refineries in Europe

Negotiations to build oil refineries in Europe with Iranian investment to process the country’s crude are on verge of finalization, a news agency says.


President to submit next year budget bill to Majlis Tuesday

 President Hassan Rouhani will submit the government’s bill on the budget for the next Iranian fiscal year of 1395 (to begin on March 21, 2016) to Majlis (Parliament) on Tuesday.


Iran’s Ashourzadeh claims silver at Grand Prix Final

 Iran’s Farzan Ashourzadeh won the silver medal at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix Final in Mexico City on Sunday.