Iran’s coverage: Iran, India sign 15 MoUs in Rouhani’s first-ever visit to New Delhi

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Tehran, New Delhi sign 15 pacts

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of India signed 15 documents and MoUs to deepen relations.


Iran to attend upcoming SCO Summit: China

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit will be held with Iran’s participation in Qingdao on June 9, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Friday.


Iran, Germany ink agreement on nuclear safety

Iran and Germany signed an agreement on nuclear safety on Saturday. Head of Iranian Nuclear Safety Center Hojjatollah Salehi met and held talks with German Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran Michael Klor-Berchtold.


Using all cooperation capacities in favour of both nations, region

The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Prime Minister of India emphasised the will of the two countries to consolidate and further develop ties between Tehran and New Delhi, and described taking advantage of all capacities for cooperation beneficial for the two nations and peoples of the region.


Iran seeks to send more flour to Iraq via Russia wheat deal – industry group

Iran is negotiating a wheat import deal with Russia that would allow it to increase flour exports to neighboring Iraq, the secretary general of the Iran Federation of Food Industry Associations told Reuters on Saturday.


Iran considers no limitation in deepening inclusive ties with India

The President described Tehran-New Delhi relations growing and developing and stressed that the Islamic Republic of Iran considers no limitation in deepening inclusive ties with India and welcomes any initiative aimed at cementing these ties.


Iran FM to visit Munich to attend security conference

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to leave for Germany Saturday night to participate in Munich Security Conference, Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Iran: F16 incident means end of Israel’s hit-and-run operations

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said Damascus’ shooting down of the Israeli fighter jet few days ago sent the message to Tel Aviv that it may no more escape punishment if it violates the Syrian borders.


Iran, Iraq, Syria will not let US sway in Kurdish areas: Velayati

A senior Iranian official has said that constant cooperation among Iran, Iraq and Syria will not allow the US to wield influence in Kurdish regions.


Iran protests ban on wrestler who threw bout to avoid Israeli

Iran’s wrestling federation has said it will protest a decision to ban one of its athletes and the national coach for deliberately throwing a match to avoid fighting an Israeli opponent.