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Iran to file complaint at UN over US missile claim, pieces will have to be handed over to Iran for inspection
Iran will soon be filing a complaint with the United Nations over a recent move by the United States to claim that missile debris allegedly retrieved in Saudi Arabia is of Iranian origin, says the Iranian defense minister.
The Parliamentary Union of Islamic Countries (PUIC) Committee on Palestine started an extraordinary meeting in Tehran on Monday.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected accusations that Iran was in a quest to resurrect the Persian Empire, saying the accusations are in line with the Iranophobia project.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani reiterated his country’s firm decision to continue its military advisory role in Syria until all terrorist groups are uprooted.
5th Trilateral Meeting of the Foreign Ministers will be held on Dec. 20, Turkish Foreign Ministry says.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned recent Saudi airstrikes on residential areas across Yemen that killed dozens of civilians on Sunday.
A diplomat at Saudi Arabia’s embassy in the United States has bitterly recounted how leading US daily The New York Times rejected an offer by the Saudi ambassador to Washington to publish an opinion piece in the paper but accepted an op-ed by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shortly afterwards.
Iran has reopened all its border crossings with Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, after their closure over a controversial independence vote.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani lashed out at US Envoy to the UN Nikki Haley for her “ridiculous” and nontechnical allegations on the supply of Iranian missiles to Yemen.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the United States’ decision to declare al-Quds (Jerusalem) the capital of the Israeli regime was a move aimed at diverting Muslims’ attention from the issue of Palestine.