Iran’s coverage: Iran, Russia map further military ties

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Iran, Russia draft military cooperation roadmap

Iran and Russia have developed “specific plans” for bolstering the two countries’ military and technical cooperation, says Iran’s defense minister.

Velayati blames Riyadh Group for failure of Syrian peace talks

Head of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali-Akbar Velayati said on Wednesday that Riyadh Group was responsible for failure of the Syrian peace talks.


US will be forced to meet JCPOA commitments: Larijani

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the US has to to meet its obligations under a nuclear deal despite failing to honor them by keeping Tehran locked out of the international financial system.

Russia says ready to make T-90s in Iran

Russia announced on Thursday that it is considering a plan that involves the licensed production of T-90 tanks in Iran in what could mark a new chapter in strategic relations between the two countries.


Iran not to send pilgrims to Hajj if conditions not met: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia should accept the conditions Tehran has set for the upcoming Hajj pilgrimage, otherwise Iranian pilgrims will not be sent to this year’s annual religious ceremony.


Iran’s President pledges push to recover money seized by US

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday said his administration will spare no effort to get back the Central Bank of Iran’s assets that the US has recently seized under an “illegal” court ruling.

Dehqan: European Daesh elements a potential threat to world security

Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan met with his Belarusian counterpart Lieutenant General Andrei Ravkov on the sidelines of Moscow Conference on International Security.


Kharrazi appreciates Hezbollah role in fight against Takfiri terrorists

Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Sadeq Kharrazi in a meeting with Secretary General of Lebanese Hezbollah Seyed Hassan Nasrallah appreciated Hezbollah role in fight against Takfiri terrorists.


Tehran ready to provide any assistance to legitimate Syrian authorities

Iran is ready to provide any assistance to legitimate Syrian authorities if asked by Damascus, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said Wednesday.


Belgian Senator: Tehran, Brussels have common grounds for cooperation

Belgium President of Senate Christine Defraigne said on Wednesday that there are common grounds for cooperation between the two countries.