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Iran’s Consulate General in Erbil, the capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, condemned a recent act of aggression against the consulate and said the incident was politically motivated.
Meeting with the organizers of Mostafa Khomeini Congress, Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei hailed the positive merits of the late figure’s character.
A senior Iranian official has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s support for the Palestinian cause, warning about “unfounded excuses” by the United States and the Israeli regime to hinder the current campaign against terrorism in the Middle East.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will not accept the attachment of conditions, particularly those concerning the country’s strategic modus operandi, to the 2015 nuclear agreement signed between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries.
As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he’ll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says not a single person or an administration can influence the oil market, saying US President Donald Trump’s remarks cannot impact the market alone.
Representative of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Tehran Nazim Dabagh announced that the Kurdish leaders are now ready to resolve the problems created after the independence referendum through talks, lauding efforts made by Commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Qassem Soleimani to this end.
If the other participants are eager to discuss the issue, Moscow “will be ready to discuss it” presenting its stance, Sergei Ryabkov said.
The total value of bilateral trade between Iran and China during the first eight months of the current year rose to more than $24 billion, the East Asian country’s customs data showed.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry confiscated a cargo of weapons of war from criminals in eastern parts of the country.