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Iran’s coverage: Foreign boots in Syria, publicity stunt: Iran FM

Iran's foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


Foreign troop deployment to Syria, publicity stunt: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed as “propaganda” claims by certain regional countries that they might deploy troops to Syria, saying no outsider can make decisions for the conflict-stricken country.


Silk Road train arrives in Tehran Monday

The first cargo train that left China almost a fortnight ago arrived in Tehran on Monday morning.

Iranian defense minister due to meet Russian deputy PM in Moscow

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin will meet in Moscow February 16, a government source said Monday.


Russia to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Iran soon

Russia will soon send S-300 air defense systems to Iran while the countries have not held any negotiations on the possibility of delivering S-400 systems.


Iran, EU to begin closer coop. in all areas

 Iranian FM Zarif who is in Brussels to hold high-level talks with EU officials said Sun. Iran’s relations with EU countries especially Belgium will expand in the near future.


IRGC to have delivery of new ballistic missiles: Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said his forces are going to receive two types of advanced homegrown ballistic missiles in the near future.

Iran FM urges coordinated fight against terror

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for a coordinated battle against terrorist groups in Syria and an end to Saudi attacks on Yemen. Zarif, who is in Brussels for talks with European officials, said there’s been a significant breakthrough in the implementation of Iran’s nuclear deal with the P5+1.


No special discounts for crude customers—Iran

 Iran says it offers no special discounts to its crude oil customers and prices its oil according to market norms.


IRGC to conduct missile drills soon: Senior commander

A senior Iranian military commander says the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is preparing to conduct a missile maneuver in the near future.


Iran to issue visa on arrival for citizens of all but 9 countries: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari on Monday announced a decision that will enable the citizens of all but nine countries to obtain Iran’s visa on arrival at the country’s airports.

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