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The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of India signed 15 documents and MoUs to deepen relations.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to leave for Germany Saturday night to participate in Munich Security Conference, Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
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.
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’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.