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Iran’s coverage: Iran President Rouhani advances banking issues in European meetings

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Rouhani advances banking issues in European meetings

Restrictions in Iran’s banking and financial transactions have been a major issue to advance for President Rouhani in his New York meetings with European countries.

 

Iran, P5+1 hold 5th joint commission in New York

Iran and the 5+1 held their fifth joint commission in deputy foreign ministerial level Wednesday noon local time in the US city where the 71st United Nations General Assembly meeting is underway.

 

UN chief calls for Iran’s help to end regional crises

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during his meeting on Wednesday with President Hassan Rouhani called for Iran’s help to end the ongoing crises in Syria and Yemen.

President urges promoting Iran-Japan cooperation in post-JCPOA era

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the post-JCPOA era is a proper chance for Iran and Japan to upgrade bilateral cooperation to favorable level.

 

Commander says IRGC navy’s parade sign of Iran’s rising sea-based power

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said his forces’ military parade in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Wednesday signified an increase in the country’s sea-based “defensive and offensive power”.

Spain’s King stresses enhancement of trade ties with Iran

Spain’s King Felipe VI on Wednesday called for development of commercial relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 

Kuwait eying growing ties with Iran

Prime Minister of Kuwait, during his speech in the UN General Assembly here on Wednesday voiced interest in development of relations between the Persian Gulf state and Iran.

Iran to continue support for Iraq against ISIL

President Hassan Rouhani has met with Iraqi prime minister on the sidelines of UNGA in New York to ensure him of Iran’s continued support for the country in fight against ISIL.

 

Iranian President urges UN to fulfill duty on Yemen

Iran’s president expressed “deep concern” over the humanitarian situation in Yemen, calling on the UN to fulfill its “historic” duties as a Saudi-led coalition continues bombing civilians in the Arabian Peninsula country.

 

Zarif, Kerry to meet in New York today

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet in here later on Thursday.