Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
A Boeing 707 cargo plane operated by Kyrgyzstan airlines crashed minutes ago while landing in Fath Airport, located in Karaj, Alborz province, 40 kilometers west of the capital Tehran.
The visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Iraq’s Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdai in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Sunday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pointed to unilateral US sanctions against Islamic Republic specified that Iranian nation would succeed in leaving the sanctions behind.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi deplored Poland’s recent decision to host a conference that the US is going to hold against Iran next month, saying that no “hostile” move by any country will go unanswered.
A Boeing 707 cargo plane has crashed in Iran’s Alborz province on Monday morning. The plane with 16 people on board crashed and caught fire near the city of Karaj west of Tehran while attempting to land in the wrong airport.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali Hakim said on Sunday that despite US unilateral economic sanctions, his country insists on economic cooperation with the neighboring state of Iran.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Monday summoned Iran’s ambassador in London over jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the BBC reported.
Leader’s top military adviser Major General Hassan Firouzabadi said that Iran’s advisory presence in Syria continues as far as Damascus is asking Tehran to do so.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi stated Iran’s right to take advantage of all kinds of technologies and said Tehran will ask for nobody’s approval or permission for launching its own satellites.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to have a visit to Iraq on March 11.