Iran’s Coverage: US must leave Middle East: Iranian General

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Iranian general: no place for US in Middle East 

A high-ranking Iranian general reminded the US of the heavy casualties it has suffered in its military campaigns in the Middle East, saying the US must leave the region.

Iran seeking Afghanistan’s stability: Top security official

Iran is seeking the stability and security of Afghanistan, a top Iranian security official said on Wednesday.

Minimizing reliance on petrodollars, Iran strategy: Zangeneh

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said despite the fact that among the oil-exporting countries in the region, Iran’s budget was the least dependent on petrodollars, the macroeconomic policy of the country “is to reduce the dependence of the budget on oil revenues.”

Iran holds talks with Taliban in coordination with Afghan gov.

The spokesman of the Supreme National Security Council says that Iran’s talks with the Taliban have taken place with the knowledge of the Afghan government.

Further coop. necessary among Iran, Russia,Turkey in Syria: Logoglu

A senior member of Turkey’s CHP says further cooperation among Iran, Russia and Turkey is necessary after the US withdrawal from Syria.

Iranian official compares Shamkhani, Trump’s visit to Afghanistan, Iraq

Iranian parliamentary official Amir-Abdollahian has compared Leader’s envoy Ali Shamkhani’s “public” trip to Afghanistan and US President Trump’s “secret” trip to Iraq in a tweet on Thursday.