Iran’s coverage: Iran’s Zarif calls Netanyahu speech at Munich Conference ‘Cartoonish Circus’

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Iranian FM ridicules Netanyahu’s ‘Cartoonish Circus’ as attempt to ‘Avoid Domestic Crisis’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif on Sunday called remarks by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which he waved wreckage of an Iranian drone shot down over Israel, a “cartoonish circus.”

 

All passengers of Iran crashed plane likely dead: Local official

All passengers and crews on board of the crashed Iranian ATR plane are reportedly dead, said an official in the southwestern Province of Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad on Sunday.

 

Iran Leader, president offers condolences over plane crash

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani have expressed their deep regrets over the “extremely tragic” crash of Aseman Airline’s passenger plane, which claimed dozens of lives on Sunday.

 

McMaster’s remarks part of US Iranophobic policies: Iran

US National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster’s recent remarks in Munich are a threat issued to other countries and against Iran’s nuclear deal, says Tehran.

 

Defeat of Daesh does not mean end of extremism: Iran’s Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group as “one of the world’s most evil organizations”, but said the collapse of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate does not mean extremism has ended in the region.

Europe willing Iran to join Southern Gas Corridor

The European Commissioner for Energy announced EU’s readiness to negotiate Iran’s accession to the Southern Gas Corridor.

 

Putin offers condolences to Rouhani over plane crash in Iran

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin send a telegram to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani offering condolences over deaths of passengers and crew of the plane, which crashed on Sunday in Iran’s Isfahan, the Kremlin’s press service said on Sunday.

Iran FM meets world officials on sidelines of Munich Conference

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Germany to participate in the 54th edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC), has held talks with several officials of different countries and world bodies.

Leader hails massive turnout at Islamic Revolution anniversary

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has hailed the massive turnout in nationwide rallies to mark the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution as a “miracle.”

Trump mad at law enforcement, lawmakers over Iran payment

President Donald Trump is railing against law enforcement and lawmakers — this time over an Obama-era payment to Iran.