Iran in photos: June 20-26

Tehran, June 26, The Iran Project – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif trip to France and Netherlands on his Third EU tour, Zarif attendance in SCO summit in Tashkentand Iranians commemoration of Qadr night nationwide dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (June 20–June 26).

 

Leader receives Persian poets

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a group of Iranian and non-Iranian Persian poets and cultural figures.

Iran holds memorial service for Mina Tragedy victims

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A memorial service was held on Monday in Tehran to pay tribute to the 464 Iranian Hajj pilgrims who were martyred in the deadly crush of people in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca on September 24, 2015.

 

Intl. Day Against Drug Abuse commemorated in Iran

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was commemorated in Tehran during a ceremony attended by Interior Minister and Secretary General of Iran’s Drug Control Headquarters (DCH) Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, Attorney General of Iran Mohammad Jafar Montazeri and Presidential Deputy in Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Mollaverdi.

 

 

Religious preachers visit villages in Bojnourd

Every year in the holy month of Ramadan, religious preachers are sent to villages and towns across the country. Javad Izanlo is a youth who serves as a preacher in Chenaran town in the city of Bojnord located in the northeastern province of North Khorasan. Izanlo elaborates on the Islamic concepts, answers the people’s religious questions and tries to help solve their problems.

 

Pres. Rouhani attends a gathering of university professors and physicians in Tehran

President Rouhani attends a gathering of university professors and physicians in Tehran on Tuesday evening.

 

Zarif arrives in Paris

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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived at Paris Le Bourget Airport on Tuesday June 21 on the first leg of his European tour.

Zarif attends Iftar ceremony in Paris

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Mohammad Javad Zarif attended Iftar ceremony together with French officials and representatives from 33 Islamic states on Tuesday.

Iran’s FM Zarif meets French Senate president

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets with President of the Senate of France Gérard Larcher in Paris on Wednesday.

 

Zarif confers with French parliament speaker on mutual cooperation

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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred on Wednesday with French Parliament Speaker Claude Bartolone on ways to expand mutual relations and cooperation.

 

Zarif delivers speech at ADI

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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif addressed a gathering at International Diplomatic Academy (Académie Diplomatique Internationale) of Paris on Wednesday.

 

Iran FM Zarif meets with the members of French Senate Committee on Foreign Policy, Defense and Armed Forces

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Iran Foreign Minister Zarif attends a meeting with Chairman of the French Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defense and Armed Forces Commission Jean-Pierre Raffarin in Paris on Wednesday.

Iranian, French FMs meet in Paris

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault conferred on bilateral ties and regional developments.

Zarif, Hollande held talks in Paris

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Foreign Minister Zarif met and conferred with French President François Hollande at the Élysée Palace on Wedneasday.

Leader receives Pres. Rouhani, his cabinet members

Ayatollah Khamenei received this evening President Rouhani and his cabinet members on occasion of holy month of Ramadan.

Iran FM Zarif meets Dutch counterpart

Zarif & Koenders

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders on Thursday.

 

Iran foreign minister pays tribute to chemical weapons victims

Zarif pays tribute to chemical weapons victims

Iranian FM Zarif made an appearance at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in the Hague, Netherlands, on Thu. to pay his tribute to the victims of chemical warfare.

Zarif meets Dutch PM

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Thursday.

 

Iran’s FM Zarif attends SCO meeting in Tashkent

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting in Uzbekistan capital, Tashkent, on Friday. He also has met with is Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the sideline of the event.

Iranians mark Laylat al-Qadr in Jamkaran Mosque

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Thousands of worshippers converged on the Jamkaran Mosque, in Iran’s central holy city of Qom, on Friday night to mark Laylat al-Qadr, one of the most significant hallmarks of the holy month of Ramadan, also known as the Night of Destiny, Night of Measure or Night of Value.

Leader receives families of martyrs

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A group of families of martyrs of Jun. 28, 1981 terrorist attack and martyred defenders of holy shrines met on Saturday evening with Ayatollah Khamenei.