Astana Talks

Iran’s coverage: Iran, Russia, Turkey agree on mechanism to ensure Syria truce

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Russia, Turkey, Iran agree on mechanism to monitor Syria ceasefire

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed on the establishment of a trilateral mechanism to monitor the ceasefire in Syria, the Anadolu news agency reported Tuesday citing a diplomatic source.


89th annual Oscar nominations are announced

The latest on the 89th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California.


Kuwait FM due in Iran soon to relay [P]GCC message: Report

Kuwait’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah reportedly plans to pay an official visit to Iran in the near future to deliver a written message by the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) to the Islamic Republic.


Iran self-sufficient in petchem production

Iran says it has achieved self-sufficiency in production of two strategic petrochemical products which are widely used in making a variety of industrial foams and related materials.


IRGC to practice asymmetrical warfare in drill

A military exercise that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has staged in western Iran will include practicing asymmetrical warfare tactics, a ranking commander said.


Iran, Lebanon stress defending Palestinian cause

Iran’s parliamentary official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Lebanese minister of state Ali Qanso stressed their respective country’s resolve for supporting the Palestinian people against Israeli aggression.


NIOC to hold South Azadegan tender soon

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says it will hold a tender for developing South Azadegan oilfield in the near future.


Iranian mission introduced to Saudi Arabia for Hajj talks: Official

The names of members of an Iranian delegation slated to travel to Saudi Arabia on February 23 for talks on the Hajj pilgrimage of Iranians later this year have been given to the Arab country, a senior official said.


Iran’s senior military adviser attends Astana process

Iran’s political delegation has been accompanied by a senior military adviser to the Astana process in Rixos Hotel of the city.The military adviser sits next to Deputy-FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari in the meetings and is a Brig. Gen. in command.


Press conference after Syrian peace talks in Astana

Russia, Iran and Turkey issued a joint statement following Syrian peace talks in Astana.