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President Hassan Rouhani says Iran invariably backs a “united and integrated” Iraq, warning against attempts by certain foreign powers to deal a blow to regional stability and security.
Alexander Lavrentiev, the Russian president’s special envoy for Syria, said Tehran, Moscow, and Ankara have reached an agreement on the list of participants in the Syrian National Dialogue Congress due to be held later this month in Russia’s Sochi.
Deputy Coordinator of the Iranian Army Habibollah Sayyari said the army military exercises code-named Mohammad Rasoulallah will begin tomorrow in the southern Makran region and coastline of the Sea of Oman.
Iranian Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, told visiting German official that Iran and German women can run joint trade and economy projects.
Tehran’s prosecutor said 54 indictments have been issued against those arrested in the capital for rioting and destroying public property during the recent unrest.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has harshly criticized the Iraqi Kurdistan for allowing anti-Iran groups to freely travel through the territory after conducting acts of terror against Iranian citizens.
Iranian former foreign minister and Head of Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi held talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad here on Sunday.
Any ground operation in Syria may affect the Syrian National Dialogue Congress, due in Sochi on January 29-30, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari told reporters in a comment on Turkey’s operation in Syria’s Afrin.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi reiterated his country’s opposition to any changes to the internationally-endorsed 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and the world powers.
Visiting semi-autonomous Kurdistan region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said the Kurdistan region is proud of having friendship with Iran.