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No condition on JCPOA to be accepted: senior Iranian official

The nuclear deal is non-negotiable, and Iran will not succumb to the West’s pressures on defensive issues of its presence in the region, a senior member of Iran’s Expediency Council said on Monday.


Russia, Turkey and Iran discuss meeting on Syria in Kazakhstan – TASS

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Monday that Russia, Turkey and Iran had discussed a possible meeting of their foreign ministers on Syria, which could be held in Kazakhstan’s Astana in March, the TASS news agency reported.


President Rouhani in India Thursday for 3-day visit

President Hassan Rouhani is to travel to India on a three-day visit, with regional and international developments as well as trade posing to form major talking points between the two sides.


Sokhoi Superjet 100 lands in Tehran

A Sukhoi Superjet 100 along with the engineers team landed in Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on Monday, Secretary of Association of Iranian airlines Maqsoud Assadi Samani said.


Iran’s air defense commander dismisses Israeli drone claim

Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli rejected the Israeli officials’ claim that they have intercepted an Iranian drone flying over the occupied territories.


Iranian officials say hacks on dailies are from US, Britain

Iranian telecommunication officials are saying that hackers who accessed the websites of some of the country’s dailies are from the United States and Britain.


Russian FM blames US biased behavior toward Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov slammed US biased approach toward Iran, saying Iran is not the only country expanding a ballistic missiles program.


Kremlin hails Russia-Turkey-Iran cooperation on Syria

Cooperation by Russia, Turkey and Iran provides significant backing for further peacemaking activity within the framework of UN efforts in Syria, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the media on Monday.


Yemen Ansarullah spokesman discusses ties with FM special aide

Yemen Ansarullah Spokesman Muhammad Abdusalam discussed issues of mutual interest and bilateral relations with Special Aide of Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari here on Monday.


Rouhani wants women in third of state management roles by 2021

President Hassan Rouhani ordered a third of government managerial jobs to be filled by women within three years, in what would be a significant break with a so far disappointing record on attacking gender discrimination in Iran.