Dehqan unveils new defense equipment

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Iran puts new military equipment on production line

Iran begins the mass production of state-of-the-art defense equipment newly designed and manufactured by experts at home to enhance the country’s capabilities in ground and aerial warfare.


Kremlin disagrees with Trump’s claims Iran is ‘terrorist state number one’

The Kremlin spokesman has noted Russia and US may have different stances on some international issues. The Kremlin does not regard Iran as a terrorist state and it is going to build up relations with that country, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the media.


Iran: Final batch of 149 tons of “yellow cake” expected on Tuesday

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says his country will receive the final batch of a shipment of 149 tons of natural uranium on Tuesday.

Russia voices regret over new US sanctions against Iran

This is not an appropriate tool for resolving issues, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said. Moscow regrets new anti-Iranian sanctions imposed by the US, this is not an appropriate tool for resolving issues, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergey Ryabkov, said on Monday.


Iran’s Ex-Minister: US backing Israeli regime as biggest state sponsor of terrorism

The president of the Supreme National Defense University of Iran questioned sincerity of new US President Donald Trump’s campaign promises about counter-terrorism, saying that his administration is fully backing Israel which is “the biggest state sponsor of terrorism”.


Iran says U.S. sanctions stop American oil firms taking part in projects

Iran has imposed no restrictions on U.S. oil firms willing to participate in energy projects in the country but American sanctions make such cooperation impossible, Iran’s deputy oil minister said on Monday.

Lavrov: Iran never seen having ties with terrorist groups

Iran has never been seen having ties with terrorist groups, and should participate in the fight against terrorism, Russia’s foreign minister said.


Iran, Russia, Turkey reiterate willingness to cooperate on Syria ceasefire

Experts from Russia, Iran and Turkey confirmed readiness to cooperate in order to achieve full ceasefire in Syria, Stanislav Gadzhimagomedov, the head of the Russian delegation, said Monday.


Deputy-FM: Saudi Arabia ‘could not be sued for Mina incident’

Deputy-FM for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates’ Affairs has said Saudi Arabia could not have been sued in international court for Mina incident, legal experts say.


Netanyahu meets UK’s May for talks on Iran, settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting Prime Minister Theresa May in London for talks he hopes will focus on Iranian weapons, and not Israeli settlements in the West Bank.