Iran’s coverage: US-Saudi arms deal to jeopardize regional security: Iranian General

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Leader’s Top Military Aid: US-Saudi arms deal to increase insecurity in region

Top Military Aide to the Iranian Supreme Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi warned that the recent huge arms contract between the US and Saudi Arabia will lead to more insecurities in the region.

Leader meets with President-elect Rouhani

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei met Tuesday with President-elect Hassan Rouhani. Four days after being reelected as Iran’s president at the 12th round of presidential elections, Hassan Rouhani met with the Leader of Islamic Revolution on Tuesday.

President Rouhani, his cabinet pay tribute to Late Imam Khomeini

In his first working program after winning Iran’s presidential election, President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet attended the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini on Tuesday morning and paid tribute to the late Leader.

France gainsays Trump, highlights Iran’s role in Mideast peace

France has called for further political ties with Iran as it has an “important role in the pacification” of the region.

 

Iran envoy to UN praises US-based Iranians turnout in election

Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo appreciated the Iranians residing in the North America for attending the May 19 presidential election.

 

Iran slams Manchester terror attack

Iran has strongly condemned an attack by a suicide bomber which killed 22 people and injured 59 at a concert in Manchester, UK, on Monday night.

 

Leader’s Top Aide: Saudi Arabia propagating American version of Islam

Iranian Supreme Leader’s top aide Ali Akbar Velayati voiced his regret over the recent visit of US President Donald Trump to Riyadh, and said that Saudi Arabia is supporting a fake version of Islam.

Iran: Stockpiling arms not to buy Saudi Arabia security

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani blasted Saudi Arabia and certain other Persian Gulf Arab littoral states for spending petrodollars to buy weapons from the West, and said they should know that piling up arms would never bring them security.

French President hails Iran’s role in fighting terror in Mideast

French President Emanuel Macron in a phone conversation congratulated his Iranian counterpart Hassan on his re-election, and highlighted the significant role the Islamic Republic plays in the fight against terrorism in the Middle East.

 

Iran to send oil minister to OPEC meeting in Vienna

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh is scheduled to leave Tehran for Vienna to attend the 172nd meeting of members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).