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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.
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 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.
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’s Foreign Ministry condemned the recent terrorist attack that has killed Egyptian troops in North Sinai province.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The latest official figures show that Iran’s exports of crude oil to Japan increased by almost a quarter from January to August.