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Iran’s Zarif to elaborate on Caspian Sea legal status next Tuesday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to address Parliament (Majlis) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission on the Caspian Sea Legal Regime on August 21.


Private sector needs to play more active role during economic war

Iran’s Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has called for the private sector’s help as the country is engaged in a real economic war led by the US.

Iran rejects Russian national’s claims about Caspian Sea

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi rejected as baseless the claims raised by a Russian national by the name of Rajab Safarov about the Caspian Sea.


Interior minister lauds maximum security in Iran

Iranian interior minister on Monday lauded the maximum security in the country.


Pakistani designate PM to visit Iran after forming government

Newly elected Imaran Khan will visit both Iran after taking oath of the Prime Minister of Pakistan.


Iran hails Swiss investment: Energy Minister

Iran welcomes Swiss companies bid to invest on Iran’s solar energy sector, said the country’s minister of energy on Tuesday.


Sanctions help Iran earn self-reliance in helicopter overhauling

Iranian Army Aviation Commander General Yousef Qorbani says overhaul operations on different types of helicopters have now grown something normal for the country.


Iran FM congratulates victory anniversary of Lebanese Resistance in 33-day war

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday congratulated the 12th victory anniversary of Lebanon’s Resistance in 2006’s 33-day war against the Zionist regime.


Austria to enhance cooperation with Iran on renewable energy, tourism – Envoy

Austrian Ambassador to Tehran Stefan Schulz said on Tuesday that Austria was planning to foster its ties with Iran in water resources, renewable energy, and sustainable tourism.

Iran holds National Polo Championship to mark UNESCO inscription

The National Polo Championship is underway in Tehran to mark this great ancient game’s inscription by UNESCO as Iran’s intangible cultural heritage. Our correspondent reports.