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Iran: Ceasefire, separation of terrorist groups main pivots of Lausanne talks

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affair Hossein Jaberi Ansari announced that Tehran and other countries which participated in the Lausanne Saturday meeting on Syria mainly focused on ceasefire and separation of terrorists from the so-called moderate groups.


Benin’s President sends special envoy to Iran

Beninese Minister of State for Planning and Development Abdoulaye Bio Tchane, who is in Iran as the special envoy of the African country’s president, met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday to explore avenues for the enhancement of bilateral relations.


Iran lauds UNESCO anti-Israel resolution on Palestinians’ rights

Iran has hailed a resolution by the UN heritage body, UNESCO, that denounces Israel’s illegal activities at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds.


Araqchi rebukes Western parties to JCPOA for procrastination

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Saturday rebuked the Western parties to Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for procrastination to carry out the nuclear deal.


Iran condemns terrorist attack in Egypt’s Sinai

Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned the recent terrorist attack that has killed Egyptian troops in North Sinai province.


Richard Nephew: US non-compliance with Iran deal to undermine use of sanctions

A former US official who led a campaign to construct the global sanctions wall around Iran says if US is viewed as not abiding by its commitments under the nuclear deal, its ability to use such coercive measures as a tool in the the future will be undermined.


Lausanne meeting participants remain committed to preserving Syria’s integrity

Those attending the international ministerial meeting on the resolution of the Syrian crisis in the Swiss city of Lausanne confirmed their desire to see the country maintained, rather than broken up into smaller nations.


Parliament Speaker’s Advisor: No hope pinned on Lausanne meeting

Senior Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that no hope can be pinned on meetings like Lausanne while overthrowing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is the main focus of some of its participants.

Iran’s Navy fleet sets sail for Azerbaijan’s Baku: Official

A senior Iranian Navy official says a fleet, comprising a domestically-built destroyer and a missile-launching warship, has departed for Azerbaijan’s port city of Baku on the Caspian Sea coast.


Japan’s imports of Iran’s oil up 26%

The latest official figures show that Iran’s exports of crude oil to Japan increased by almost a quarter from January to August.