Iran’s coverage: Iranian President stresses settlement of Syria, Karabakh issues through talks

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Rouhani: Dialogue ultimate way to solve Syria, Karabakh issues

President Rouhani, while underlining that Iran-Azerbaijan ties have witnessed considerable progress, said the two countries share significant similarities on the issue of Syria.Speaking at the joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Tehran on Sunday, Rouhani Stressed that dialogue is the ultimate way to solve issues in the region including Syrian and Karabakh.

Iran to render assistance to Russia’s aerospace operation in Syria

Meanwhile, the issue of granting an Iranian military base to Russia has never been raised as it is prohibited by the country’s constitution, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said.

Iran, Azerbaijan ink two co-op agreements

Iranian and Azeri delegations here on Sunday signed two agreements on cooperation in the presence of the two countries’ presidents.

Presence of terrorists in Syria contradictory to ME security

Senior advisor to Majlis speaker for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian emphsized significance of a diplomatic solution and Syrian-Syrian dialogue to restore peace and security to Syria.


FM: Iran needs no tension to promote policies

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that his country doesn’t need to foment tensions in the region, like Saudi Arabia, to promote its policies.


Iran’s GDP growth at 7.2%

Iran’s economic growth for three quarters of the current fiscal year (March 20-Dec. 20, 2016) stood at 7.2%, according to First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri.


Iran attends IORA senior officials meeting in Indonesia

Committee of Senior Officials Meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) started work in Jakarta, Indonesia, with participation of Iranian representatives.


‘Russian car manufacturer seeking to enter Iranian market’

A Russian trade website says a leading automobile manufacturer is set to establish an assembly line in Iran in 2018.


France plans loans for companies wanting to invest in Iran

France is working on plans to issue direct loans to companies that want to invest in Iran, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said in a press conference in Tehran.


Iranian, Saudi officials agree on some Hajj issues: Minister

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri said here on Sunday that Iran and Saudi Arabia has agreed on some issues regarding this year’s Hajj rituals.