Iran in photos: Feb. 13-18

Sokhoi Superjet 100 lands in Tehran

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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. The plane is worth 20-25 million dollars and there is no need for Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) permit to rent or purchase it, Asaadi Samani told reporters.

 

Leader receives officials of Sistan and Baluchistan

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Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei met with a group of officials from Iranian eastern Sunni-dominated province of Sistan and Baluchistan.

 

Zarif meets with EU chief in Kuwait

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday in Kuwait.

 

3 bodies recovered from Sanchi oil tanker return home

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The bodies of three crew members of the Iranian oil tanker ‘Sanchi’ which sank off east coast of China arrived home early on Wednesday.

 

Zarif holds talks with Kuwaiti counterpart

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Khaled al-Sabah on Wednesday.

 

Int’l confab on reconstruction of Iraq kicks off in Kuwait

The International conference on reconstruction of Iraq started in Kuwait on Wednesday with representatives from many world countries and international bodies. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif represents the Islamic Republic of Iran in the conference.

 

Zarif meets Emir of Kuwait in Kuwait City

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zartif who is in Kuwait City attending the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq (KICRI) met with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al Sabah on Wednesday on the sidelines of the event.

 

Iran’s Leader’s adviser meets head of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee

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Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei meets head of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, David McAllister, in Tehran, February 14, 2018.

 

Tehran clean air

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Tehran finally breathes clean air after days of severe air pollution.

 

Funeral of three Iranian sailors

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A funeral was held for the three Iranian crew members whose bodies were recovered in the Iranian oil tanker ‘Sanchi’ incident last month. The funeral was held in Imam Khomeini’s Musalla in the north of Tehran and the people paid their respects to the sailors.

President Rouhani’s India visit

President Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad, capital of India’s Telangana state minutes ago at the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official invitation. In this visit that is taking place to deepen bilateral relations in response to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s last year visit to Tehran, Dr Hassan Rouhani will first visit Hyderabad and then head for New Delhi.

 

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President Hassan Rouhani visited the monuments of the Qutb Shahi dynasty in Hyderabad, the capital of India’s Telangana state on Friday.

 

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President Hassan Rouhani, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and other Iranian officials attend Friday prayers at Makkah Masjid in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, February 16, 2018.

 

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President Hassan Rouhani met with Iranians living and students studying in India on Friday in Hyderabad.

 

The president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who is on an official three-day visit to India, arrived in New Delhi on Friday after visiting Hyderabad in the southern India.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was officially welcomed by his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India’s presidential palace on Saturday, on the second leg of his visit to India.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is paying an official visit to India, received Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Saturday.

 

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In his maiden and historic three-day visit to India at the head of a high-ranking political and economic delegation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani paid tribute to the sublime status of founding father of India Mahatma Gandhi today.”

 

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The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of India signed 15 documents and memoranda of understanding to deepen relations. These documents and memoranda of understanding were signed on Saturday in New Delhi by the high-raking officials of the two countries in the presence of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr Hassan Rouhani and the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.

 

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Speaking at a meeting with the Parsis in India late on Saturday, Dr Hassan Rouhani said: “The progress of the country means the progress of all Iranians and our culture and civilisation and we must not forget our bonds with the previous generations”.

 

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President Hassan Rouhani addressed the experts of Observer Research Foundation (ORF) of India on Saturday in New Delhi.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind.

 

Leader attends 1st Fatemieh mourning session

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The first night of the mourning ceremony of Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra (SA) was attended by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei.

Velayati meets Iraq’s Deputy Parliament Speaker 

Iraq’s Deputy Parliament Speaker Humam Hamoudi (C-R) meets with Ali Akbar Velayati (C-L), a senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on international affairs, in Baghdad, February 17, 2018.

 

Supreme Leader receives people from northwestern province

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A group of people from Eastern Azerbaijan Province, northwestern Iran, visited the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in Tehran on Sunday.

Iranian, Armenian FMs meet in Munich

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian held talks here on Sunday on the issues of mutual interest.

 

Iranian, Georgian FMs review bilateral questions in Munich

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Janelidze discussed bilateral issues here on Sunday.