Velayati & Cabrisas

Iran’s coverage: Iran’s Velayati calls US, Saudi interference in Syria ‘Illegal’

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

US, Saudi presence in Syria illegal: Iranian official

A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States’ and Saudi Arabia’s presence in Syrian territory is illegal.

 

Iranian weightlifter grabs Iran’s 1st Rio medal

Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami won the gold medal in the men’s 85-kg category at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games on August 12, 2016.

 

Cuban President sends message to Ayatollah Khamenei

A member of Cuba’s Council of Ministers met with Iran’s Ali Akbar Velayati in Tehran on Saturday and passed on a message from Cuban President Raul Castro for Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.

Zarif: Iran to continue support for democracy in Turkey

Iran is going to continue its support for democracy in Turkey, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday.

 

Boeing representatives in Tehran: Minister

Boeing representatives are currently in Tehran, discussing the US planemaker’s planned sale of commercial aircraft to Iran, an Iranian minister says.

 

Zamaninia: Mega projects to be signed with foreign companies by March 20

Deputy Minister of Petroleum for Trade and International Affairs Amir-Hossein Zamaninia says negotiations have been held with foreign companies to sign mega oil and gas projects by March 20, 2017.

 

Enemies acknowledge Iran’s deterrent power: IRGC Navy Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi praised the country’s military might in the face of any foreign threats, saying that even enemies, including the US, have admitted the Islamic Republic’s “deterrent power”.

Arab world facing serious challenge, but not from Iran: Zarif

Certain Arab countries in the Middle East are trying to divert attention from the inherent challenges in their systems and seek to misrepresent Iran as a source of threat, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

 

Punishment of Saudis behind abuse case Iran’s precondition for resuming Umrah pilgrimage: Official

A high-ranking Iranian official said the resumption of the Umrah (minor) Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia hinges on the punishment of the police officers behind the harassment of two Iranian teenagers at Jeddah Airport last year.

 

Iran, Armenia abolish mutual visa regime

Visa requirements for Iranian and Armenian citizens visiting the other country have been lifted, Iran’s embassy in Yerevan announced Saturday.