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Zarif, Lavrov discuss Syria, bilateral relations in Munich

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov discussed the situation in Syria and Russia-Iran relations during a meeting on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

Iran’s Leader thanks wrestling team for efforts leading to world title

In his Saturday message, Ayatollah Khamenei thanked the efforts made by the federation officials, the coaches, and champions of Iran’s national team, which led to Iran’s world title in Freestyle World Cup in Kermanshah, and brought honour and pride for the Iranian nation.


EU, IAEA reiterate support for nuclear deal

The European Union (EU) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in a joint statement reaffirmed support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) based on their respective mandates.

European countries keen on buying Iran’s heavy water

Deputy head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO), Ali Asghar Zarean said here on Saturday that Tehran is evaluating the European states’ requests for buying heavy water from the Islamic Republic of Iran.


Iran’s Foreign Minister slams Trump’s immigration ban

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called the immigration ban of US President Donald Trump “an affront to the entire nation.”

IRGC Ground Force to stage war game in east, southeast of Iran

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced that his forces plan to launch massive military drills in eastern and southeastern parts of Iran next week.

Zarif meets Amano, al-Ebadi in Munich

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has met with foreign ministers of countries on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference.


IRGC commander warns US against threatening Iran

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour warned the US officials to be wise and stop threatening Iran with military aggression.


Israeli hype about Iran’s defense program fake: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says when Israel, the only regime in the Middle East that has nuclear weapons, “whines” about Iran’s defensive program, the brouhaha can only be taken as fake.

Iran kills or captures terrorists nearing borders: Senior IRGC commander

A senior Iranian commander says Iranian security forces either kill or arrest any terrorists seeking to approach Iranian borders.