Iran in photos: Sept. 18-24

September 24, The Iran Project – President Rouhani attending and addressing the 72nd session of UN General Assembly and meeting with several world leaders; Iranian Army, IRGC staging joint aerial drills, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meeting with Tillerson, P5+1 representatives over JCPOA in New York; the country marking Sacred Defense Week with massive military parades; unveiling and successfully testing ballistic missile Khorramshahr, Iranian people observing Muharram Mourning Ceremonies and G-77 backing Iran nuclear deal dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Sep 18–Sep 24).

 

Ayatollah Khamenei attended graduation ceremony at Police Academy

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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attends the graduation ceremony of Iran’s police cadets in Tehran on September 17, 2017.

 

President Rouhani meets Iranian expatriates in the US

President Rouhani delivers speech at a meeting of Iranian expatriates in New York, where he is to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

 

Iran’s president meets Bolivian counterpart in New York

President Rouhani meets Bolivian counterpart, Evo Morales, on the margins of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

President Rouhani meets UN chief in New York

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António Guterres has met with President Rouhani, who is in New York to take part in the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly, on Monday.

 

President Rouhani interview with CNN

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that America would pay a high price if US President Donald Trump makes good on his threats to scrap the Iran nuclear deal. Speaking in an exclusive interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in New York, Rouhani said: “Exiting such an agreement would carry a high cost for the United States of America, and I do not believe Americans would be willing to pay such a high cost for something that will be useless for them.”

President Rouhani meets French counterpart in New York

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is in New York to take part in the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly, has met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday.

 

President Rouhani meets Austrian counterpart in New York

On Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met with his Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen, who are in New York to take part in the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.

President Rouhani meets Swedish PM in New York

Iranian President Hassan Ruhani has met with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in New York on Monday on the sidelines of the 72nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Iran FM Zarif meets British counterpart

Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif meets British counterpart, Boris Johnson in New York on Monday on the sidelines of the 72nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

Zarif, Swiss counterpart discuss bilateral ties in New York

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with his Swiss counterpart Didier Burkhalter in New York on Monday on bilateral ties and regional developments.

 

Salehi addressed the 61st International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference 

Head of Iran’s nuclear organization Ali Akbar Salehi was the first participants who addressed the 61st International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna, Austria.

 

Zarif meets Chinese counterpart in New York

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in New York.

President Rouhani meets Japan PM in New York

Iranian President Hassan Ruhani meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in New York on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 72nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

President Rouhani meets Bulgarian counterpart in New York

On Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met with his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev, who are in New York to take part in the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

President Rouhani meets Belgian PM in New York

On Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met with his Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, who are in New York to take part in the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

Iraq, Iran, Turkey release statement on KRG referendum plan

Foreign Ministers of Iraq, Iran and Turkey held a trilateral meeting in New York on September 20, 2017 to discuss the referendum plan of the KRG.

 

Zarif meets with ICRC head, UN envoy for Syria in NY

 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Peter Maurer, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in New York.

 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday held talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in New York.

 

Zarif held talks with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif held talks with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi in New York.

 

Zarif meets Slovenian counterpart in NY

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif held talks with Slovenian counterpart Karl Viktor Erjavec in New York.

 

President Rouhani meets Norway PM in New York

On Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met with his Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg, who are in New York to take part in the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

President Rouhani interview with NBC

President Hassan Rouhani interviewing with NBC News on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly’s session in New York on Sep 19, 2017.

 

President Rouhani meets Islamic leaders of the United States

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Islamic leaders of the United States in New York on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 72nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

Iranian Army, IRGC stage joint aerial drills

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The fighter jets of the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) held a joint military exercise in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas.

 

Iran’s Rouhani attends OIC Contact Group on Myanmar in NY

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group on Myanmar in New York on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 72nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

Zarif, Mogherini discuss mutual cooperation

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini conferred on broadening of bilateral relations on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

 

President Rouhani meets UK PM in New York

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met with British Prime Minister, Theresa May on Wednesday in New York on the sidelines of the 72nd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

Annual meeting of foreign ministers of the Group of 77 and China was held in New York

Les dirigeants et les représentants des pays participant au G77 de l'ONU en Bolivie, en juin 2014. ©AFP (Archives)

One hundred and thirty four countries, under the banner of the Group of 77 at the United Nations, have voiced support for the nuclear agreement following a tirade by US President Donald Trump against Iran and the deal at the UN.

 

President Rouhani speech at 72nd UN General Assembly session

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech at the 72nd UN General Assembly session in New York, US, September 20, 2017.

 

Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Tillerson, P5+1 representatives over JCPOA the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Iran FM holds talks with French, German counterparts

Iran FM Holds Talks with French, German Counterparts

Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif meets French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian on the sidelines of UNGA 2017 in New York.

 

Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif meets German FM Sigmar Gabriel on the sidelines of UNGA 2017 in New York.

 

Zarif meets Danish FM in New York

Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen in New York .

 

Zarif meets Jordan FM in New York

Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Jordanian counterpart Nasser Judeh in New York.

 

Zarif meets Canadian counterpart in New York

Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland in New York.

 

Iran, Holland discuss bilateral ties in New York

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders held talks on bilateral ties and regional development in New York on Thursday.

 

Iran Leader receives members of Assembly of Experts

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khameni received members of the Assembly of Experts in Tehran on Thursday.

 

Zarif confers with Japanese, Malaysian, and Armenian counterparts in NY

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and his Malaysian counterpart Anifah Aman meet in New York on September 22, 2017.

 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on the sidelines of the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Friday.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met wit his Armenian counterpart Eduard Nalbandyan on the sidelines of the 72nd annual session of the UN in New York

 

Iranian, Syrian FMs Meet in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Muallem conferred on the latest developments in Syria. At the meeting held in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session on Friday, Zarif and Muallem discussed the latest political developments and also ongoing fight against terrorism in the war-torn country.

 

Iran FM Zarif meets Algeria, Belarus & Norwegian FMs in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Abdelkader Messahel, Vladimir Makei & Børge Brende on the sidelines of the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Iran celebrates sacred defense week with nationwide parades

Iranian Armed Forces staged military parades across the country on Friday morning to commemorate the Sacred Defense Week, which marks the onset of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran 37 years ago.

 

Iranians are gearing up for Muharram ceremonies

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The rituals are meant to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein and his companions some 14 centuries ago in Karbala. Millions of Muslims make pilgrimage to Karbala to honor the sacrifices of Imam Hussein.

 

Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile

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Iran has released footage of the successful test-launch of its new ballistic missile, Khorramshahr, a few hours after it was unveiled during a military parade in the capital city of Tehran.

 

Pres. Rouhani rings opening bell of new school year

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday rang opening bell of new school year in the country.

 

Rabbani underlines Iran’s important role in Afghanistan peace talks

Iran FM Zarif meets Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly conference in New York on Saturday.

 

Zarif meets  ICC prosecutor 

Iran’s FM javad Zarif has met with Fatou Bensouda, a prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), on the sidelines of the 72nd annual session of the UN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iran, India, Oman hold talks on energy

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Foreign ministers from India and Oman to confer on energy in a trilateral session. During the meeting which took place in New York, the three foreign ministers discussed strategies to expand their cooperation in the area of energy. The three official also exchanged their views on important regional and international issues.