Iran in photos: Sep. 19-25

September 25, The Iran Project – Iran’s President Rouhani visit to Cuba and attending NAM summit, President Rouhani addressing  71st Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York and his various meetings with heads of states on UN General Assembly sidelines, Iran’s Armed Forces holding nationwide parades in commemoration of Sacred Defense Week, the country unveil of advanced military equipment and joint commission of Iran & the 5+1 in New York dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Sep 19 – Sep 25).

 

 

17th NAM summit closes in Venezuela

The 17th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) concluded on Venezuela’s Margarita Island with a declaration.

Iran crowned men’s sitting volleyball champion at Rio Paralympics

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Iran ended participation in Paralympic Games with eight gold medals after the Islamic Republic’s national sitting Volleyball team gained a 3-1 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday’s final day of competition.

 

Group of Iran’s Paralympic athletes return home

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The fifth group of Iran’s Paralympic caravan comprised of 75 athletes arrived in capital city of Tehran on Monday and was welcomed by Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Mahmoud Goudarzi and Iran’s Olympics officials.

 

Iran’s deputy FM meets Syrian President

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President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and the accompanying delegation.

President Rouhani en route to Cuba from Venezuela

President Hassan Rouhani and his entourage are on board of a flight en route to Cuba from Venezuela on September 17, 2016. Rouhani left Tehran for Caracas, Venezuela, on Sept 16, 2016 to take part in the 17th Summit of Non-Aligned Movement and hand over the NAM leadership to President Nicolas Maduro.

Cuba’s official welcome ceremony for President Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has been officially welcomed by Cuban President Raul Castro at Havana’s Revolution Plaza.

President Rouhani meets Fidel Castro in Havana

President Rouhani meets former Cuban president and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in capital of Cuba where the former arrived on Monday afternoon local time (early Tuesday morning in Tehran) for a two-day visit.

Iran, Cuba sign MoU for mutual cooperation

Iranian and Cuban officials signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for bilateral cooperation on health and pharmaceutical cooperation on September 19, 2016. The document is being signed in the presence of presidents of the two countries.

President arrives in New York

President Hassan Rouhani arrived in New York on Tuesday to attend the 71st UN General Assembly.

 

Iran’s Rouhani meetings on the sidelines of 71st UN General Assembly Session

Pres. Rouhani meets Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday night.

President Rouhani meets Turkish counterpart Erdoğan on Tuesday evening on the sidelines of the 71st United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

President Rouhani met and conferred with Prime Minister of Britain Theresa May early on Wednesday morning Tehran local time on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly Session in New York.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a meeting with world religious leaders.

 

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met French President Francois Hollande on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly Session in New York.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann on Wednesday on the Sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with Swedish Prime Minister Kjell Stefan Löfven on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with his Bulgarian counterpart Rosen Plevneliev on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with Iraqi PM Heidar al-Ebadi on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Iran President Hassan Rouhani has met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly Session in New York on Wednesday.

Iran President Hassan Rouhani has met with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly Session in New York on Wednesday.

 

Iran President Hassan Rouhani has met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly Session in New York on Wednesday.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras here on Thursday on the sidelines of 71st UNGA session.

 

Iran FM Zarif meets EU Foreign Policy chief

Iran FM Zarif meets EU Foreign Policy chief in New York on Wednesday.

 

Iran FM Zarif meets France counterpart

Iran FM Zarif meets France Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault in New York on Wednesday.

Iran, P5+ 1 officials discuss JCPOA in New York

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The commission monitoring the implementation of the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers has convened its fifth meeting in New York.

Tehran stages massive military parades

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Iran’s Armed Forces are holding annual military parades on the first day of the Sacred Defense Week, which marks the 36th anniversary of the eight-year Iraqi war on Iran. The event is being held in an area near the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini.

 

Iran, G5+1 foreign ministers to discuss implementation of nuclear deal

Foreign ministers of Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany meet in New York to review US defiance with the nuclear deal with Iran.

 

President Rouhani addresses 71st session of UN General Assembly

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivered his speech at the 71st annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday.

 

President Rouhani attends press conference in New York

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani started a news conference with media in New York.

 

President Hassan Rouhani returned home from New York on Friday. Upon his arrival in Mehrabad Airport, he was welcomed by Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri and Advisor to Supreme Leader for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati.

 

Iran FM Zarif meets his British counterpart
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Iran FM Zarif meets his British counterpart Boris Johnson on UNGA sidelines in New York.

 

Iran President rings opening bell of new school year

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday rang opening bell of new school year in the country.

Iran Sea Expo 2016 kicks off in Tehran

The 4th edition of the International Maritime Exhibition of Iran, known as Iran Sea Expo 2016, got underway in Tehran on Saturday, September 24.

Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani meets speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly

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Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani (R) and the speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly, Justin Muturi, address a joint press conference in Tehran on September 24, 2016.

Iran unveils Zulfaghar long-range ballistic missile

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Iran’s minister of defense inaugurated Zulfaghar ballistic missile production line and announced a number of long-range missiles would be launched in near future.

President Rouhani meets speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly

Iran President Rouhani meets speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly, Justin Muturi on Sunday.