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Iran, UK discuss recent airstrikes on Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his British counterpart Boris Johnson reviewed Saturday’s airstrikes on Syria over phone.


Attacks on Syria aim to justify US presence in region: Iranian president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani decried overnight missile attacks on Syria by the US and its allies and said they are trying to justify their military presence in the Middle East region by such acts of aggression.


US, allies not to benefit from their criminal acts

The US and its allies will take no advantage from their criminal acts in Syria, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri said.


US-led strikes on Syria aimed at making up for terrorists’ defeats: Velayati

A senior aide to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution says the US-led military coalition’s strikes against Syria were aimed at making up for recent terrorists’ defeats in the Arab country.


Iran rejects any unilateral action against Syria

Iranian envoy to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad on Saturday rejected any unilateral action by US or other countries against Syria.


US, France, UK military attack on Syria, a move to save Trump face

Secretary of Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei in his reaction to the recent military attack of US, France and UK on Syrian positions today early in the morning wrote in his twitter account, “a limited attack after a week threat was a move to safe tarnished face of the US President Donald Trump.”


US-led strikes on Syria merely ‘a show of bully tactics’

Parl. Speaker Ali Larijani said Sun. that the recent attack by the United States, Britain and France against Syria, while contravening international law, was merely a show of ‘bullying tactics’.


Tehran, Muscat to close gas deal by July: Iran

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Tehran and Muscat will finalize a gas deal by the end of June 2018.


No evidence of chemical attack in Syria: Iran’s Velayati

An Iranian delegation that recently visited Syria’s Eastern Ghouta near capital Damascus did not find any evidence that chemical attacks may have occurred in that area, top Iranian official Ali Akbar Velayati said.


Iranian Speaker departs for Vietnam, Sri Lanka

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani started his official tour of Vietnam and Sri Lanka on Sunday in a bid to boost the Islamic Republic’s relations with the Southeast Asian nations.