Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s military presence in Syria is legitimate and based on the invitation of Damascus, a senior Iranian official said on Wednesday, calling on US forces to leave the country.
The International conference on reconstruction of Iraq started in Kuwait on Wednesday with representatives from many world countries and international bodies.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Emir of Kuwait Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Wednesday.
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Rybakov arrived in Tehran today and met with his Iranian counterpart Abbas Araghchi.
Three out of 32 dead bodies of crew members discovered from the sunken Sanchi tanker arrived in Iran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport early on Wednesday.
The European Parliament (EP) “welcomes and supports” the removal of sanctions against Iran under the 2015 nuclear accord with world countries, says a senior member of the EU’s legislative body visiting Tehran.
Iran’s UN envoy Khoshroo says that Iran is ready to increase its contribution to UN peace-keeping missions by providing support services, as well as deploying police and military observers.
Justin Vaïsse, the Director of the Policy Planning Staff of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Iranian missile program is part of the legitimate right of Iran for self-defense.
Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said the domestically made advanced tank “Karrar” is slated to be employed by the army forces in the near future.
Ten exchange facilities have been closed down and 90 foreign currency dealers arrested in a police raid in Tehran aimed at controlling the surging forex rates mainly caused by non-economic factors.