Iran’s coverage: In speech to NAM, Zarif calls for intl. probe into Israel crimes in Gaza

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Iran urges NAM members to condemn Israel’s atrocities 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to pursue the establishment of an international inquiry to bring Israeli criminals to justice in the wake of their recent slaughter of Palestinians.

Pres. Rouhani calls for end to murdering of Yemeni people

At a bilateral meeting with Russian President Putin in Ankara on, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his Russian counterpart that all efforts should be focused to stop Saudi war against Yemeni people.

FM Zarif slams US attempts to undermine Syria nat’l unity 

Iranian Foreign Minister in a message denounced US President Donald Trump’s attempts to undermine national unity in Syria.

Iran aided Syria, Iraq ‘with all might’ to eradicate terrorism 

 Minister of Defense Amir Hatami said Wed. that Iran assisted Syria and Iraq in the fight against terrorism with all its might so that they could uproot terrorism in their respective countries.

Ministerial NAM meeting opens in Baku with focus on global peace

 The Azeri capital, Baku, is hosting a ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), which is focused on challenges to global peace and security.

EU not going to renegotiate JCPOA terms: US source

A diplomatic source in Washington said the European Union has no plans to renegotiate the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers despite calls from the Trump administration.

Iran urges sides to cooperate on Salisbury attack 

 Iran’s representative to the UN chemical watchdog, Alireza Jahangiri, called on Russia and UK to settle disputes over the Salisbury nerve agent attack through cooperation and constructive talks.

India to offer $3-4 billion development plan for giant Iran gas field: sources

India is set to offer a $3-4 billion development plan for the Farzad B gas field to Iran next week after Tehran reduced the scope of the project, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Tehran to host next trilateral meeting on Syria 

During trilateral summit of the Iranian, Turkish and Russian presidents in Ankara on Syrian developments, it was decided that Tehran host the next round of the meeting.

Russia-made S-300 plays important role in Iran’s security – Defense minister

The Russian S-300 air defense system plays an important role in the security of the Islamic Republic, the Iranian defense minister said.