Iran in photos: Sept. 3-9

Zarif Syria visit

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem asked Iran to continue support for his country in efforts to annihilate the terrorist groups, praising Tehran’s past assistance. Al-Muallem made the remarks in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Damascus on Monday.

Syrian Prime Minister Imad al-Khamis in a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for Iran’s cooperation in the reconstruction of Syria in regions cleansed of terrorist groups.


Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on a visit to Damascus, went to Zeinabiyeh District of Syria’s capital city on Monday to pay tribute to the holy shrine of Hazrat Zeinab (S).


Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif say Western pressure on Tehran and Damascus will fail to deter them from fighting terrorism. In a meeting in Damascus on Monday, Zarif and Assad asserted that Western countries would not be able to deter Iran and Syria from defending their principles, the interests of the two nations, and the security and stability of the entire region.


Iran launches major petchem projects in Asaluyeh

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated three petrochemical giant projects in Asaluyeh of Bushehr province, on Tuesday.


Members of Assembly of Experts meet with Iran’s Leader

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei received members of Assembly of Experts on Thursday. The Assembly is chaired by Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati and has 84 members including Hassan Rouhani, Sadegh Amoli Larijani and Mahmoud Alavi.


The Achaemenid relief delivered to Iran’s UN envoy for transferring to the country

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo said a bas-relief of Achaemenid era, stolen from Iran at a point around 90 years ago, was finally found in New York and after the court ordered the piece to be returned to Iran, it was sent back to its homeland on Tuesday.


Rouhani meets Erdoğan before Trilateral Summit starts

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyep Erdogan in Tehran, before the start of Trilateral Summit on Syria.


Iranian, Russian, Turkish presidents hold talks on Syrian crisis

The trilateral summit between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, about the Syrian crisis opened in Tehran on Friday.

Rouhani, Putin meet on sidelines of Tehran summit

Iranian and Russian presidents met on Friday afternoon and discussed issues of mutual interest.


Iran Pres. Rouhani gives a present to Putin and Erdogan after Tehran Summit

Iran President Rouhani gives a present to Putin and Erdogan after Tehran Summit; a vitreous enameled plate with a photo of the three presidents, made by artists of Isfahan.


Iran’s Leader receives Russian, Turkish presidents in Tehran

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday met with Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday met with Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution.


14th Shahid Rajaei Festival in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attended Saturday the 14th Shahid Rajaei Festival in commemoration of Government Week.



Zarif meets with IMO secretary general in Tehran

Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Kitack Lim, the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization, in Tehran on Saturday.


Iran’s Defence Minister meets China’s Vice Chairman of Central Military Commission 

Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has thanked China for joining hands with Iran to support the Syrian government, saying Beijing’s cooperation has been highly effective in forcing a defeat to terrorists operating in the country. “China’s assistance in supporting the Syrian government in the international arena was quite effective and the result is that terrorists are near their final defeat,” Hatami said in a meeting with China’s Vice Chairman of Central Military Commission General Zhang Youxia, the second-in-command of China’s armed forces.


Leader attends Graduation ceremony of Army cadets at Naval Academy

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Ayatollah Khamenei, has attended the graduation ceremony of Army cadets at the Imam Khomeini Naval Academy in Noshahr.