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Russia vetoes anti-Iran UNSC resolution

A UK-drafted resolution aimed at pressuring Iran over alleged weapons supplies to Yemeni fighters has failed at the UN Security Council.

Iran’s FM says dialogue solution to regional, int’l problems

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated the country’s stance on regional and international conflicts and said they can be resolved through negotiation.

Water diplomacy, cross-border cultivation FM’s top priority

 Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi said that diplomacy of cross-border waters is a part of water diplomacy and cross-border cultivation is also put atop agenda to deal with drought drastically.

French FM to visit Iran next week

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Iran next week, British Broadcasting Corporation quoted an informed source as saying.

JCPOA cements Tehran-Berlin science ties: German envoy

 Since the Iran nuclear deal was signed, the scientific ties between Iran and Germany has improved, said German ambassador in Tehran on Tuesday.

Iran UN envoy: No military solution to crisis in Yemen

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations says there is no military solution to the crisis in Yemen, adding that Iran believes the crisis only will be resolved through political dialogue.

US set to open fresh nuclear talks with Saudis to secure lucrative reactor deal

 The US is reportedly set to resume talks with Saudi Arabia to secure a lucrative deal for the construction of nuclear reactors in the kingdom, under which Washington may pave the way for Riyadh to develop nuclear weapons by allowing it to enrich uranium.

Zarif, Serbian PM vow to expand bilateral ties

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Serbian Premier Anna Bronabić held a bilateral meeting on Tuesday and expressed their resolute will to broaden bilateral ties.

Iran to hold international “Israel Hourglass” festival

 The first edition of International Hourglass Festival, dedicated to anti-Israel art and media productions, will be held in the Iranian capital Tehran in April.

Iran pleased with US failure at UNSC meeting on Yemen

Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad underlined that Washington experienced a complete failure in the Monday meeting of the UN Security Council which was due to condemn Iran for the alleged supply of missiles to Yemen, adding that even the western states didn’t fully support the US.