Iran’s coverage: Iran reliable partner for KRG, Zarif tells a business meeting in Erbil

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Zarif says Iran reliable partner for all parties

Iran’s foreign minister said on Tuesday sanctions will not impede the development of economic ties between Iran and Iraq and that Iran is a very reliable party for all of its partners especially the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.


Leader expresses condolence over deadly plane crash

Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei expressed heartfelt condolences over cargo plane crash which claimed 15 lives.

Rouhani says Pompeo’s anti-Iran tour of ME doomed to failure

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s anti-Iran tour of Middle East is doomed to failure, even if it lasts for 10 weeks.


ICT Minister: Iran’s Payam satellite not placed into orbit

Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology in a message announced that Iran’s Payam satellite has not been put into orbit successfully.


Iran FM, Iraqi Kurdistan PM discuss issues of interest

Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad-Javad Zarif and Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Region met and discussed issues of mutual interests on Tuesday.

Iran envoy, Polish dep. FM discuss anti-Iranian Warsaw conference

Iranian ambassador to Poland Masoud Edrissi Kermanshahi met with Poland’s deputy foreign minister Maciej Lang on Monday and conferred on the upcoming conference regarding the Middle East in the Polish capital.


Zarif’s visit sign of good, historic times: Iraqi Kurdistan PM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif’s visit to the Iraqi Kurdistan Region shows that Iran has good and positive relations with the Region, said Nechirvan Barzani, the prime minister of Iraq Kurdistan Region.


Zarif meets with Barzanis on bilateral ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) President Masoud Barzani and Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) head Masrour Barzani on Tuesday.


Iran govt. gets clearance for $5 billion Russian loan

The Iranian government has been allowed to get a $5 billion loan from Russia for infrastructure projects, a parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday.


Kurdish region’s security ‘important’ to Iran: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday the security of northern Iraq’s Kurdish region is “important” for the Islamic Republic.