Iran’s coverage: Bill on restricting Iran ties to hurt Canada’s interests: Tehran

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Canada’s anti-Iran motion “not in line with international security”

 In response to a motion in Canada’s parliament demanding immediate cease of all negotiations on restoring diplomatic ties with Iran, Iranian FM Zarif said that these policies will harm Canada and are not in line with maintaining international peace and security.

‘Bavar 373’ air defense system to come on stream soon

Deputy coordinator of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base said Wed. that Bavar 373 air defense system has been designed and will be put into action in the near future.

Iranian president urges unity against enemy’s psychological war

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani linked the fluctuation in the country’s market prices to a psychological war waged by the enemies, calling for concerted action to foil that plot.

Syrian-Iranian relation strategic, not subject to a deal

 President Bashar al-Assad affirmed that the Syrian-Iranian relation is strategic not subject to a deal, affirming that neither Syria nor Iran has floated this relationship on the international political bazaar for it to be subject to haggling.

Iran attends quadrilateral security meeting in Baghdad

Military officials of Iran, Iraq, Russia and Syria held a quadrilateral security meeting here on Wednesday evening.

Zangeneh meets Congo FM, discusses OPEC membership of African country

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh hosted a meeting with visiting Congolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Claude Gakosso in his Tehran office on Thursday.

Leader pardons, commutes sentences of 537 convicts

 Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of a number of Iranian convicts on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

“Iran not to support Turkey’s anti-PKK operations in Northern Iraq”

The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces has dismissed statements by a senior Turkish military official on Iran’s support for joint military action in northern Iraq against the PKK militants.

Karimi: Govt. should adopt measures against economic blow inflicted by foreign firms quit

A member of Iranian Parliament Economic Commission says the foreign companies which have decided to leave Iran in the wake of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal should be punished.

Hatami congratulates Muslim defense ministers on advent of Eid al-Fitr

Iranian Minister of Defense Amir Hatami has congratulated his counterparts in Muslim countries on the advent of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.