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Iran, Turkey against any disintegration plot in region: Pre. Rouhani
President Rouhani of Iran told the joint presser following his meeting with Turkish President Erdogan that Iran and Turkey are both against cross regional plots against ME.
Jail term upheld for ex-Iranian nuclear negotiator: Report
An appeals court has upheld a five-year prison sentence handed down to a former member of the Iranian nuclear negotiation team found guilty of espionage.
Iran, Turkey sign 4 cooperation pacts
The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey signed four Memorandums of Understanding to deepen their relations.
FM: Iran not seeking regional discord
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran has never been after discord in the region.
Iran expresses sympathy to Americans over heinous Las Vegas shooting
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has extended his sympathies to the Americans over the “heinous crime” in Las Vegas, Nevada, the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
US must stay in Iran’s nuclear deal, Defense Secretary Mattis tells senators
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the administration of President Donald Trump must consider remaining a party to Iran’s nuclear deal with the world powers, as the international accord serves US national interest.
Russia’s Lukoil, Iran’s NIOC sign memoranda on geological prospecting
An oil industry source said that Lukoil and the National Iranian Oil Company have signed two memoranda of understanding in the field of geological prospecting.
Iran’s envoy highlights UN role in promoting peace in Middle East
Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo urged the UN as well as the international community to endeavor toward spreading “peace and sustainable development” in the Middle East.
Europe to do everything it can to sustain JCPOA: EU
A senior European Union diplomat says European states will do their best to sustain a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, amid stepped-up US opposition to the multilateral accord.
Tehran to continue backing Damascus until final victory over terrorism: MP
A senior Iranian lawmaker reiterated Tehran’s unwavering policy on the Syrian crisis, saying the Islamic Republic would continue supporting the Arab country until “the realization of victory” over foreign-backed terrorist groups.