Iran’s coverage: Visa regime may be cancelled between Iran and Iraq: FM Zarif

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FM Zarif: Iran seeking visa waiver agreement with Iraq

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday evening that Tehran has offered visa-free entry for both Iranian and Iraqi businesspersons and is waiting for Baghdad’s approval.

Minister: Iran to keep inflicting intelligence losses on Israel

Iran’s minister of intelligence reminded the Zionist regime of the blows it has received from Iran, saying the Islamic Republic will continue to inflict defeats on Israel in the intelligence arena.


Senior cleric questions Iran’s stay in JCPOA amid EU inaction

A senior Iranian cleric has censured Europe for dragging its feet in adopting practical measures to save the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement following the US’s withdrawal, saying he thinks the Islamic Republic will ultimately have to “set fire” to the deal if the trend continues.


Iran won’t sacrifice progress over ‘fake’ US, France concerns

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed as “fake” French and American concerns about the Islamic Republic’s recent strides in space technology, asserting that nothing will stop the Islamic Republic’s scientific progress.


Mogherini not to attend anti-Iran Warsaw conf.: spokesperson

EU’s High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will not participate at an anti-Iranian summit which is going to be held in Poland, said an EU spokesperson.


Iran only reliable partner for Iraq in reconstruction period: FM Zarif

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Iraq needs to only relay on Iran in the post-ISIL reconstruction era as it did in the fight against terrorism.


Iran rules out reports on stopping visa issuance for Poles

Iran has dismissed the reports circulating in the media that claim Tehran has stopped issuing visas for Poles.


Commander Baqeri: Iran resolved to deepen ties with Azerbaijan

The chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri highlighted Iran’s determination to deepen political, economic, cultural and military relations with Azerbaijan Republic.

Pompeo does not have right to interfere in Iran-Iraq ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo does not have the right to interfere in Iran-Iraq issues.”


EU official: SPV to be launched soon

Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) will be launched in a short time, a European official said on Thursday.