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The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani, in a statement here on Sunday, condemned recent Saudi Arabia-led air strikes on Yemen by American weaponry.
Iran and Thailand have expressed their readiness to open a new chapter in Tehran-Bangkok relations in different fields.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao in Bangkok on Sunday underlined the need for Beijing to play a more active and important role in Syria and Yemen.
Rushing for a plane to Tehran because of a family emergency, the Iranian-American businessman stuffed his mobile phone into his carry-on, forgetting to turn it off.
The Obama administration said Saturday its new guidance for foreign companies doing business with Iran doesn’t ease remaining sanctions on the country. Some sanctions experts argued that the revised language has that effect.
Soon after Iran’s willingness and capacities to participate in different projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was raised in a recent meeting between President Rouahni and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York, Iran’s envoy to Pakistan has begun paving the way for Tehran to play its active role in CPEC.
Iranian Minister of Economy and Financial Affairs Ali Tayyebnia stressed continuation of the payment of Iran’s oil money by India.
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif, who is in Southeast Asia on an official visit, said Tehran and Kuala Lumpur are resolved to promote mutual cooperation in the area of Islamic banking.
Senior Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian condemned the Saudi airstrikes on Sana’a that killed and wounded hundreds of civilians who were attending a funeral procession.
A senior Iranian official said here on Sunday that without doubt the brave Yemeni army and the popular forces would respond strongly the Al Saud crimes and its allies in the battlefields.