Iran’s coverage: The disaster in Myanmar marks the death of Nobel Peace Prize: Supreme Leader

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Ayatollah Khamenei urges action against Myanmar govt. over Rohingya Muslims

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on Islamic governments to exert political and economic pressure on Myanmar’s “cruel”government to make it stop a deadly crackdown on minority Rohingya Muslims in the Southeast Asian country.


No nuclear ties between Iran, North Korea: FM spokesman

Foreign media reports on Iran-North Korea nuclear cooperation is not thought-out, and far from reality, a senior Iranian official said on Monday.


Iran against pressure on neighbors: Zarif tells Qatari envoy

 Iran’s FM Zarif told Qatari ambassador to Tehran that Iran opposes any rhetoric of threat and pressure against its neighbors.

Velayati: US eyes nullifying nuclear deal

Senior Adviser to Iran’s Leader Ali Akbar Velayati said the new US administration seeks to drop the nuclear deal, an approach in contrast with France’s policy toward the accord.


US feigning fight with Daesh: Iranian senior official

Secretary General of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said on Tuesday, the US pretends to fight against Daesh just to whitewash its years of support for the terrorist group.

JCPOA, a test for Europe: Iranian official

JCPOA is a touchstone for Europe to show its real stance toward US, Head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations said.


US harmed if quitting JCPOA: Iran Gov’t spokesman

The nuclear deal is a deal between Iran and six other countries, one of which is the US; should the US quit the deal, it will get isolated, said Iranian Government spokesperson on Tuesday.


Iran FM to visit Russia’s Sochi on Wednesday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for the Russian city of Sochi on Wednesday morning at the head of a delegation, foreign ministry spokesman said.


Erdogan: No disagreement over Syria with Russia, Iran

Stressing on Turkey’s seriousness to purchase Russian made S-400 missile defense system, Turkish president said there is no disagreement over Syria between Turkey, Russia and Iran.


Iran independent of outsourcing in Android market: Minister

Iran’s Communications and Information Technology Minister, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, says in the Android marketplace, Iran is largely independent of outsourcing.