Iran’s coverage: Iran supports unified Iraq, Rouhani tells Kurdish PM

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In meeting with KRG, President Rouhani says Iran backs unified Iraq

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.


Russia, Iran, Turkey agree on list of participants in Sochi meeting on Syria: Diplomat

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.


Army to hold drills in southern Makran region

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.


Vice-Pres. calls for Iranian-German women coop.

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.

54 Indictments Issued against Rioters: Tehran Prosecutor

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.


Tehran slams Erbil for giving immunity to anti-Iran groups

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.


Iran’s former FM, Syrian president meet in Damascus

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 military operation in Syria may affect National Dialogue Congress in Sochi – Iran

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.


Spokesman: Iran not to accept any change in N. Deal

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.


Barzani: Kurdistan region proud of having friendship with Iran

Visiting semi-autonomous Kurdistan region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said the Kurdistan region is proud of having friendship with Iran.