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Iran’s coverage: Iran proposes ‘regional dialog’ amid fresh tension

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Iran can set a post-ISIS security policy for the region

The defeat of ISIS has not just heralded the return of stability to large swaths of territory. It is also fanning fresh conflict and tension — including a concerted effort to revive the hysteria which has long obscured the reality of Iran’s foreign policy.

 

Massive military drills kick off along Makran coast

Iran’s Army is holding large-scale joint military exercises codenamed ‘Muhammad Rasoulallah’ along the Makran coastal strip in the country’s southern and southeastern regions.

 

Iran in regular talks with Turkey on Syria: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Tehran is in constant negotiations with Ankara about the latest developments in Syria.

 

‘Fajr-5’ rocket, ‘Naziat’ missile fired during military drills

Spokesperson for large-scale joint military exercises currently underway along the Makran coastal strip noted the successful launch of ‘Fajr-5’ rocket and ‘Naziat’ missile during the drills.

French FM due in Iran early March

Foreign Minister of France Jean-Yves Le Drian is scheduled to have a visit to Iran on March 5, French media reported on Monday.

 

Modernizing Arak heavy water reactor, JCPOA’s salient achievements

Iranian Ambassador to Britain Hamid Baeedinejad on Sunday released a message on his tweet and wrote, “maintaining nature of Arak heavy water reactor and modernizing it are of the most important and honors of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

 

Iran, Belarus to open credit line worth €5b to export products

Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari revealed the opening €50 billion worth of credit for exporting Iranian products to Belarus.

 

Iran President orders officials to tackle dust pollution in southwest

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered two top officials to immediately visit Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran to deal with the ongoing problem of dust pollution.

 

Iran ‘will not negotiate on its missile program’

Iran says it will not negotiate on its missile program with European countries, reiterating that its defensive missile activities are off-limits.

 

MPs to visit Evin prison Jan 28

Some members of the Majlis (Parliament) legal and judicial, and national security and foreign policy commissions will visit Evin prison in Tehran on January 28.