Iran’s coverage: Coups have no place in our region, doomed to fail: Zarif

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Iran’s Zarif: No place for coups in region

Following an attempted military coup in Turkey, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed the Turkish nation’s defense of democracy, saying the coups in the region are doomed to fail.

Iran backs democratically elected government in Turkey: Spokesman

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman voiced Tehran’s support for the democratically elected government of Turkey after an abortive military coup created chaos in the neighboring country.


IRGC navy commander: Iran able to cause irreparable damage to S. Arabia if needed

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi downplayed Riyadh’s capability to threaten Iran militarily, and said Tehran is able to strike heavy blows at Saudi Arabia if necessary.


Iran says closely watching Turkish developments

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said that the country is closely watching developments in Turkey.

Shamkhani: Iran warily monitoring developments in Turkey

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani expressed deep concern over a recent attempted coup in neighboring Turkey and said Tehran is closely monitoring the developments in the neighboring country.


Iran suspends all flights to Turkey after coup attempt

Iran has suspended all flights to Turkey after a coup attempt in the neighboring country, an official at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) says.


Official at Iran President office hails Turkish people for countering coup

The political deputy of Iran’s Presidential Office voiced Tehran’s support for the Turkish nation in its struggle to crush an armed coup.


Tehran warns Iranian nationals in Turkey to stay indoors

Iran’s Foreign Ministry and Iranian embassy in Ankara have separately urged Iranian nationals and tourists in Turkey ‘to stay in your places until further notice and try not to attend any gathering.’


Iran plans first tender to draw $12 billion green investment

Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution, denounced a coup attempt by a group of military forces in Turkey, saying Iran backs the democratically elected government of Turkey though Tehran and Ankara are at odds over Syria.