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A believing Muslim, who always sees himself in the presence of God, can never hold a meeting with the Zionists who are manifestations of absolute evil, said the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani on Sunday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message on Sunday slammed killing of a Palestinian medic in Gaza Strip by the Israeli army snipers.
A senior military official dismissed speculation that the Iranian forces might withdraw from Syria, saying the Iranians, unlike the US military forces, have gone to Syria at the request of the Damascus government.
An advisor to the Iranian President has opposed pushes for closer ties with the eastern bloc, saying the Islamic Republic has been and must remain “independent”.
President Rouhani described all ethnic and religious groups of the country as having different roles in a great, single nation named the Islamic Iran, adding “I have no doubt that we will overcome the new situation well and we will achieve our goals if we consider ourselves members of a single community and nation.”
Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Salehi said Ali Akbar Velayati’s propositions to develop Iran’s nuclear capabilities in the face of US breaches of JCPOA showed Iran’s decisiveness.
A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) made assurances that his forces are fully prepared to provide security for a massive ceremony to mark the anniversary of the demise of Imam Khomeini (RA), the late founder of the Islamic Republic.
Iranian and Saudi officials have reached an agreement on terms of this year’s Hajj rituals, said Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi.
Qatar has warned that “any third party” call on the US and Israel to go to war with Iran is “dangerous,” stressing that Doha would never be part of such a confrontation.
Iranian Paralympic shooter Sareh Javanmardi has been shortlisted for the title of the Allianz Athlete of the Month for May 2018, following her sparkling performances at the 2018 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.