Iran in photos: May 14-20

Iran’s SNSC Secretary meets Afghanistan’s Minister of National Defense in Tehran

Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani meets Afghanistan’s Minister of National Defense Lieutenant General Tariq Shah Bahrami in Tehran on Sunday.

 

Iranian FM meets Chinese counterpart

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on Sunday to discuss the possibility of continuation of Iran Deal if Iran’s interests are guaranteed.

 

Iranian FM meets Russian counterpart

Russian acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif to discuss the Iranian nuclear deal after Washington’s withdrawal from the multilateral agreement.

 

Iran, Sri Lanka sign 5 cooperation agreements

Iran and Sri Lanka signed five agreements on mutual cooperation in various areas in a Sunday ceremony in Tehran. The ceremony where the documents were signed was attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his visiting Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena.

 

 

Iran’s Supreme Leader receives Sri Lankan president

Iran’s Supreme Leader, here on Sunday received the visiting Sri Lankan president, Maithripala Sirisena.

 

Iran, Afghanistan military officials meet in Tehran

Iranian Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri has met Afghanistan’s Minister of National Defense Lieutenant General Tariq Shah Bahrami in the capital Tehran on Sunday.

 

IPU Palestine Committee meeting opens in Tehran

The extraordinary meeting of the Palestine Committee of Islamic Inter-Parliamentary Union’s (IPU) opened in in Tehran on Monday.

 

Iran, Afghanistan defense ministers joint press conference

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Iran’s Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami attended joint press conference with his Afghan counterpart Lieutenant General Tariq Shah Bahrami in the capital Tehran on Monday.

 

Iran marks National Ferdowsi Day

Iranians paid tribute to Hakim Abul-Qasim Ferdowsi, a renowned literary figure whose “Shahnameh” is considered as the world’s longest epic poetry written by a single poet.

 

Iranians hold rally in Tehran to condemn Israel’s massacre of Palestinians

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Iranian people held rallies in Tehran on Wednesday in protest at the relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy Qods. The protesters rallied outside the former US embassy in Tehran (known as Den of Espionage) during which they condemned the brutal killing of Palestinians in Gaza Strip by the Israeli troops and the opening of US’ new embassy in Holy Qods.

 

Iran FM meets EU Foreign Policy Chief

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (right) meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Brussels on May 15.

 

Zarif discusses JCPOA with top European authorities in Brussels

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Brussels on Monday (May 14) to meet senior European officials on the final leg of a whirlwind diplomatic tour, which has already taken him to Beijing and Moscow.

 

NISOC, Pergas sign HOA for developing Iran oilfield

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The National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) and Pergas Consortium have signed a heads of agreement on Wednesday for developing Iran’s Karanj Oilfield under the newly-devised model of oil contracts.

 

Iran Leader attends intimacy with Quran ceremony

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On the first day of the blessed fasting month of Ramadan a ceremony of intimacy with the holy Quran was held in the presence of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Thursday.

 

Extraordinary OIC summit kicks off in Istanbul

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President Hassan Rouhani attends The extraordinary summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) began in Istanbul on Friday.

 

Iran’s president Rouhani meets Turkish counterpart

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday.

 

Iran nuclear, EU energy chiefs meet

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi and EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete met in Tehran on Saturday.

 

Iran oil Min. meets EU energy commissioner in Tehran

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh hosted a meeting with visiting Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete in Tehran on Saturday, May 19, 2018.