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Iranian police forces managed to kill four armed militants reportedly affiliated with Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in the southern province of Hormozgan, seizing some explosives and munitions, the provincial police chief announced.
Iran’s FM Zarif noted the recent tensions between some regional countries, distressing the necessity of international efforts to prevent a new crisis in Middle East.
In a message to his Russian counterpart, Iran’s president hoped for a broadened scope of cooperation between the two countries at the international levels.
Iranian Armed Forces’ Depity Chief of Staff Mostafa Izadi claimed that Tehran allegedly has evidence proving US’ “direct support to Daesh,” Fars news agency reported.
Iran’s FM spokesman Ghasemi said the current challenge straining ties among regional states is the result of Riyadh Summit, calling on countries in region to hold talks and remain calm for settling their issues.
Deputy Minister of Petroleum said that the condition is ready for signing new oil contracts by the end of this Iranian year (March 20, 2018), with South Pars phase 11, oil layer, and Azadegan field development on priority.
Tehran has blasted the US Secretary of State for using a misnomer to refer to the Persian Gulf, and asked him to increase his knowledge of history.
The director of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line (IRISL) said on Monday that the first Iranian wheat cargo left Imam Khomeini Port, Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, for Oman.
Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan described Washington as the permanent enemy of his country, and said the ISIL terrorist group has been created by the US and Israel.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is to continue its unbiased survey on Iran’s nuclear commitments to sound implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in line with the safeguard agreements, says the IAEA director general.