Iran in photos: Sept. 24-30

Rouhani in New York to attend General Assembly meeting

President Hassan Rouhani arrived in New York to take part in the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

Iranians holding funeral for victims of Ahvaz terrorist attack

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Masses of Iranian people and government officials are taking part in a funeral procession for the victims of Saturday’s terrorist attack in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz.

 

Leader receives medal winners of 2018 Asian Games

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Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei met with medal winners of 2018 Asian Games on Monday. The 18th edition of 2018 Asian Games officially kicked off on August 18 in Indonesia cities of Jakarta and Palembang and closed on Sunday. Gaining a total of 62 medals (including 20 gold, 20 silver and 22 bronze medals) Iran finished the Asiad with the 6th rank. China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and Uzbekistan topped the medals table ranking.

 

Iran’s Zarif, EU’s Mogherini meet in New York

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Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini on the sidelines of the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

President Rouhani addresses Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the remedy for racism, xenophobia, violence and hate must be sought in dialogue, tolerance and democracy. The Iranian President made the remarks addressing Mandela Peace Summit held on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly Session in New York.

 

 

Pres. Rouhani meetings ahead of UN speech in New York

President Hassan Rouhani held talks with Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde in New York on Monday.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel on the sidelines of the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales on the sidelines of the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the sidelines of the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the sidelines of the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah on the sidelines of the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has met President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach on the sidelines of the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Iran’s Rouhani delivers his speech to UN General Assembly

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani delivers his speech to the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Pres. Rouhani meetings after UN speech in New York

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with President Emmanuel Macron of France at the UN headquarters in New York Tuesday evening.

 

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York Tuesday night on bilateral ties and other issues of mutual interests.

 

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on issues of mutual interests on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

 

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at his residence in New York and discussed with him issues of mutual interests and regional cooperation.

 

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets British PM Theresa May on the sidelines of the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Speaking with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday in New York, President Hassan Rouhani responded to President Trump’s tweet and said, “Instead of speaking; honesty and seriousness is needed. He has been pursuing a meeting for two years now. This meeting should happen at a time when it really benefits both nations and countries”.

 

Malaysia PM Mahathir Bin Mohamad held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on issues of mutual interests on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

 

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Prime Minister of Japan had a meeting on Wednesday in New York and discussed the most important bilateral, regional and international issues. In the meeting with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe of Japan, Dr Hassan Rouhani referred to the long-standing, close relations between the two countries and stressed continuation of cooperation in different economic and political fields.

 

In a meeting with President Alain Berset of Switzerland on Wednesday in New York, President Hassan Rouhani described development of relations and cooperation between Iran and Switzerland in different political, economic and cultural fields important, adding, “The Iranian nation respect the government and people of Switzerland in a special way”.

 

President Hassan Rouhani met with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session on Wednesday. Rouhani who is currently in New York to attend the 73rd session of UN General Assembly addressed the event late Tuesday.

 

In the meeting with Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres on Wednesday in New York, President Hassan Rouhani said, “The United Nations should carry out its responsibilities in solidity of international laws, so that no country can violate international commitments, including resolutions of the Security Council”.

 

In a meeting with President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela on Wednesday in New York, President Hassan Rouhani said, “The people of Iran and Venezuela have continuously been under the aggression and sanctions of the United States”.

 

President Rouhani press conference with international media

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran talked about the achievements of his visit to the United Nations’ headquarters and the views of the Islamic Republic of Iran on different regional and international issues. Speaking in a press conference in New York on Wednesday, Dr Hassan Rouhani said, “At the General Assembly, an overwhelming majority of world leaders supported the JCPOA as an important diplomacy achievement”.

 

Inauguration ceremony of two factories to produce industrial batteries

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The inauguration ceremony of two large complexes to produce and advanced industrial batteries was held on Tuesday in the presence of Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami.

 

Regional Security Dialogue meeting in Tehran

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The first meeting of national security secretaries and advisers of regional countries kicked off on Wednesday in Tehran. National security secretaries and advisers of Iran, China, Afghanistan, India and Russia are participating in the meeting, which has been dubbed “Regional Security Dialogue”.

 

Iran unveils new defense achievements in ground combat

The latest defense achievements of the Armed Forces in the field of ground combat have been unveiled Wed. in the presence of Army Ground Forces Commander Brig. Gen. Kioumars Heidari.

 

Zarif meetings in New York

 

India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said her country sees Iran as a good neighbor and friend. In a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York on the sidelines of the 73th session of the UN General Assembly, Swaraj said India views Iran not only as a good neighbor but also a good friend.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and Slovenian counterpart Miro Cerar discussed issues of mutual interest on Thursday.

 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Romanian counterpart Teodor Meleșcanu discussed JCPOA and economic cooperation.

 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and his Paraguay counterpart Luis Castiglioni reviewed promoting bilateral relations.

 

Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide conferred with her Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday on the sideline of the 73rd session of United Nations General Assembly.

 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Qatari counterpart on Thursday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

The Iranian and German foreign ministers discussed the 2015 nuclear deal known as the JCPOA late on Thursday on the sidelines of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York. During the meeting, Heiko Maas and Mohammad Javad Zarif dealt with the JCPOA and US violation of the deal, EU and P4+1efforts to implement Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to ensure Iran’s benefits under the deal.

 

The Iranian and Venezuelan foreign ministers explored avenues for boosting bilateral ties and discussed major regional and international developments here Thursday.

 

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif has met his Swedish counterpart in New York and the two have discussed regional and international issues. Iran’s top diplomat met Margot Wallström Thursday evening in the margin of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in the American city.

 

Iranian and South Korean foreign ministers met and held talks on economic cooperation between the two nations. Mohammad-Javad Zarif and Kang Kyung-wha met in the margin of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday evening.

 

Iran’s foreign minister attended a joint forum of Qatar and the International Crisis Group on the Middle East challenges. The meeting was convened Thursday evening in New York.

 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Austrian counterpart Karin Kneissl n the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

 

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel discussed regional developments, economic cooperation and bilateral relations. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 73rd meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on Friday.

 

The Iranian and Syrian foreign ministers met at the United Nations headquarters Friday evening and discussed the Astana peace process. The meeting between Mohammad Javad Zarif and Walid al-Moallem took place on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

Visiting Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized the significant role played by the Netherlands in preserving the 2015 landmark nuclear deal famously known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). In a meeting on Friday with his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok which was held on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Zarif also hailed Amsterdam’s efforts to uphold the historic nuclear deal.

 

Top diplomats of Iran, Russia and Turkey – which serve as guarantors of the Syria peace process – have sat down for talks in New York on the latest developments in the country’s Idlib Province, amid efforts to peacefully rid the area of terrorists. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Sergei Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, held a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday.

 

Leader receives veterans, artists on anniv. of ‘Sacred Defence’

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Veterans and artists met with Ayatollah Khamenei for an “Evening of Retelling Memories” of Sacred Defense On Wednesday evening. According to khamenei.ir, the ceremony of “An Evening of Retelling Memories”, commemorating the National Week of Sacred Defense against Iraqi Saddam regime, commenced a few minutes ago at the Hussayniyeh of Imam Khomeini (r.a.) with a group of veterans and artists of the Sacred Defense era meeting with Ayatollah Khamenei– the Leader of the Islamic Revolution.

 

Iran develops firefighting plane

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Iran’s defense minister on Saturday unveiled an aircraft equipped with a homegrown system used for aerial firefighting. The water-bomber carried out a high-pressure water discharge operation.