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Russia-Turkey agreement helped prevent war in Syrian Idlib, Iranian FM says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday that thanks to the meetings and negotiations held in recent weeks, including the meeting of the Russian and Turkish leaders in Sochi, the war in the Syrian province of Idlib was prevented.


Iran’s president orders investigation on deadly crash

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani ordered the local officials to conduct a comprehensive probe into the cause of the deadly accident that left at least 19 people killed on Tuesday.


About 180 Iranian companies to engage in Syria post-war reconstruction – Reports

Around 180 Iranian companies are going to establish plants for the production of building materials in Syria in order to engage in the country’s restoration following years of a devastating civil war, Al-Watan newspaper reported, citing Mohammad Seif, the Syrian deputy minister of public works and housing.

Zarif: Presence in UNGA, unique chance for diplomacy

Iran’s foreign minister described Tuesday the presence in the upcoming UN General Assembly as a “unique opportunity” for country’s diplomacy.


Iranian Armed Forces to stage massive nationwide parades Saturday

Iran’s Armed Forces, including the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), the Army and the Law Enforcement, plan to stage joint nationwide parades on Saturday.


Zarif: Iran expecting Europe’s practical measures on JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif urged the European parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to adopt practical measures for saving the nuclear deal.


OPEC chief: Cartel must stay together as US sanctions Iran

OPEC must stick together for the good of the global economy as founding member Iran faces renewed U.S. sanctions, the head of the cartel said Tuesday — though he did not address how an already-tight market will make up for the loss of Iranian supply.

Zarif says his meetings with Kerry were ‘public, pre-announced’

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif said that his meetings with US former Secretary of State John Kerry has been public, pre-scheduled and announced.

“Rouhani should turn UNSC meeting into Trump’s impeachment session”

An Iranian political figure says President Hassan Rouhani should attend the upcoming meeting of the United Nation Security Council, due to be chaired by his American counterpart, and turn it into the impeachment session of Donald Trump.


Iran says Trump not eligible to chair UNSC meeting

An Iranian lawmaker says US President Donald Trump is not eligible to chair the upcoming meeting of the United Nation Security Council because no one, after Hitler, has violated so many treaties and international conventions as he did.