Iran’s coverage: Iran’s Shamkhani warns against US adventurism in Syria

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Shamkhani: US playing with fire in Syria

Iran’s SNSC Head Shamkhani warned US of consequences of its moves in Syria, saying Washington’s unwise and adventurous measures in Syria are a clear example of ‘playing with fire’.


Zarif attends ECFR meeting in Rome

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif participated in the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) meeting held in the Italian capital on Wednesday.

Iranian Speaker underlines facilitation of banking ties with S. Korea

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with his South Korean counterpart Chung Sye-kyun in Seoul underscored the necessity for easing banking ties between the two countries to further strengthen bilateral relations.


Iran: IRGC to continue fight against terrorism

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi lauded the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ efforts to eradicate terrorist groups in the region, and said the IRGC will powerfully continue its fight against terrorism.


2nd CICA forum opens in Beijing

The second non-governmental forum of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) was opened today in China’s capital.


U.N. chief makes secret bid to win release of American detainee in Iran

N. Secretary-General António Guterres is making a quiet appeal to Iran’s leaders to release an elderly American citizen detained on what the U.S. claims are trumped up charges of espionage, according to several officials.


Parliament speaker: Iran, Armenia can cooperate to clean up Aras river

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran and Yerevan should join hands to set up a working group to clean Aras River.


No apparent violations of nuclear agreement by Iran – US Ambassador to UN

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said during testimony before a US House of Representatives committee on Tuesday that she has not seen any violations by Iran of the Joint Plan of Comprehensive Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement.


Parliament Speaker: Iran-Pak banking ties necessary

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Sardar Ayaz Sadiq stressed establishing banking ties between the two countries as a way to facilitate the trade.


OPCW Head to visit Iran on Sardasht chemical attack anniversary

Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will visit Iran on the 30th anniversary of Sardasht tragedy of chemical attack.
OPCW Head to visit Iran on Sardasht chemical attack anniversary.