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Iran’s foreign minister said the Islamic Republic of Iran is the main regional power by relying on the noble ideals and discourse of Islamic Revolution.
Iranian Supreme Leader’s top aide Ali Akbar Velayati announced his country’s preparedness to mediate between Turkey and Iraq to prevent ignition of a new war in the region.
The European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said her meeting with the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif focused not just on mutual ties but rather was the beginning of a cooperation the European body is planning to have with regional powers on the Syrian issue.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Europeans should be independent from other world powers and provide necessary space for further cooperation with Iranian banks and institutions.
Iran’s FM Zarif said EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini had come to Iran to confer on Syria’s developments, the implementation of the JCPOA and the efforts needed from the Europeans in this regard.
Iran and three economic regions of Belgium inked an MoU in tehran on trade cooperation.
A senior Iranian diplomat has called on the United Nations to take practical steps in addressing global issues, particularly the deadly crises in the Mideast, instead of putting forward mere peace proposals.
The Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission in its latest six-month-period report on implementation of the last year nuclear deal between Tehran and the world powers lashed out at the US for non-commitment to its undertakings.
Iran’s Judiciary chief says the Islamic Republic and Iraq are capable of introducing their own version of human rights principles, saying the two neighbors will not bow to the Western reading of the concept.
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami said the US has lost its power to fight in direct wars and resorted to using proxy warfare to attain its goals.