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President Hassan Rouhani, who is visiting the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, inaugurated the first phase of Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port on Sunday.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei reiterated the need for continually boosting Iran’s military capabilities to ensure national security.
In a ceremony on Sunday to introduce the best military individuals and bodies in Iran, General Qasem Soleimani was named the most successful commander.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that Middle Eastern countries should solve their problems together without relying on external powers.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Saturday rejected reports on alleged severe verbal conflict between the Iranian and Saudi Arabian foreign ministers during the newly-ended Rome MED Conference 2017 in Rome, describing the report as ‘mere news fabrication’.
Iran’s capital of Tehran on Sunday hosted a conference to discuss the impacts of the two letters that Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has sent to the youth in Western countries.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he has written a letter to Iran’s Major General Qassem Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) to warn him about US interests in Iraq.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei’s letters to Western youth were in step with facts in international relations, including the fact that momentous developments are no more being shaped in the West, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take part in the upcoming ministerial meeting of five Caspian Sea littoral states (Iran, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Russia, and Kazakhstan), due to be held in Moscow on December 4-5.
Iran was elected as the vice chairman of Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).