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Iran criticizes US presence in the Persian Gulf

Iran’s Supreme Leader criticized the U.S. presence in the Persian Gulf region on Monday, saying American forces should go back to the Bay of Pigs, state media reported.


Iran, South Korea sign 19 agreements

Iranian and visiting South Korean officials inked 19 agreements on cooperation here on Monday.


UN ready to assist Iran against US asset ruling

Iran’s FM spokesman said Mon. the UN has expressed its readiness to assist Iran with the case of US seizure of around $2bn of Iran’s frozen asset.


Majlis tells government to grant citizenship to non-Iranian martyrs

Iranian Parliament has given permission to the government to grant Iranian nationality to non-Iranian martyrs.


Iranian, South Korean presidents confer on mutual ties

President Hassan Rouhani and his visiting South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye held talks here Monday on various international, regional and bilateral issues.


Iran urges nuclear weapon-free Korean peninsula

Iran’s official news agency reports that President Hassan Rouhani is pushing for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons.


Iran ‘stands ready’ to settle political turmoil in Iraq

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari says Iran is ready to facilitate dialogue among all political factions in Iraq to help settle their existing differences.


President: Iran, South Korea economic exchange to reach $18b

President Hassan Rouhani said here Monday that volume of Tehran-Seoul trade exchanges will triple and the two countries will witness exchanges worth 18 billion dollars.

Leader’s top military aide stresses US-led coalition’s failure in region

Top Military Aide to the Iranian Supreme Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi underlined that the US-led coalition which claims to be fighting against the terrorist groups in the region has not been able to reach its goals.

Iran, South Korea ink MoU on oil, gas cooperation

Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh and South Korean Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Joo Hyunghwan on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation in fields of oil and gas.