Rouhani: Violator of nuclear deal to be loser on international arena
President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran’s nuclear deal with six world powers is beneficial to global peace, security, stability and development, warning that its violation will be to everyone’s detriment.
Japan’s Emperor Akihito intends to abdicate
Japan’s Emperor Akihito has expressed his intention to retire and relinquish his title in the next few years, the country’s public television said Wednesday.
Official: Iran-S. Korea trade to reach $5b by March 2017
Trade between Iran and South Korea will reach $5 billion by mid-March 2017, indicating a 20-percent growth compared to the figure for the same period last year.
Chitchian: UK banks should play more active role in trade with Iran
Minister of Energy Hamid Chitchian said on Tuesday that British banks should play more active role in the expansion of trade cooperation with Iran.
PM: Turkey seeks to mend ties with Syria, Iraq
Turkey aims to develop good relations with Syria and Iraq, and both countries need to be stable for counter-terrorism efforts to succeed, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday.
Obama vows to veto Iran trade restrictions
US President Barack Obama pledged to veto three pieces of legislation because they contain language that would scuttle implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.
Iran: Lasting stability in Caspian Sea important for region
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that promoting the preventive diplomacy, common fight against threats and peaceful settlement of disputes would pave the ground for peace and stability in the region.
Tehran summons French envoy over MKO gathering in Paris
Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned the French ambassador to Tehran on Tuesday after Paris hosted a gathering by the terrorist Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO).
Iran official: Missile program will not be abandoned
An Iranian Foreign Ministry official said the Islamic Republic’s missile program serves the country’s national interests and will not be abandoned.
Turkey PM says aims to develop relations with Syria, Iraq
urkey aims to develop good relations with Syria and Iraq, and both countries need to be stable for counter-terrorism efforts to succeed, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday.
British credit agency to finance Iranian water, power projects
Iran’s Ministry of Energy and UK Export Finance (UKEF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in London over financing Iranian water and electricity projects, IRNA reported on Wednesday.
Tehran center to review Kiarostami’s “First Case, Second Case”
World-re-nowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami’s 1979 documentary “First Case, Second Case” will be screened at the cinematheque of Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center on July 16.
Gazprombank starting activity in Iran among other Russian banks
Gazprombank is starting activity in Iran among other Russian banks, Akbar Komijani, deputy governor of Iran’s Central Bank is quoted as saying by the Bloomberg agency.
Zarif says Caspian Sea legal regime must guarantee interests of littoral states
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday the Caspian Sea’s legal regime should guarantee that the interests of the littoral states are met in view of the geopolitical developments, Press TV reported.
Rouhani: JCPOA violator will be ‘political loser’
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Wednesday that any country that violates the nuclear deal – officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – will be a “political loser ” in the world.
Iran summons French ambassador over MKO rally
Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned French Ambassador François Senemaud to strongly protest over a gathering and a rally by the MKO terrorist group in Paris on July 9 in which former Saudi spy chief Prince Turki al-Faisal also attended the meeting and pledged support for the group.