Iran’s coverage: US supports ‘dictators, butchers and extremists’ in Middle East, says Iran

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Iran’s Zarif lashes out at US for destroying region

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message condemned the US for supporting dictators and destroying the region.

 

Full stability, security in Syria a key regional goal for Iran: Pres. Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed on Wed. that the establishment of full stability, security and normal conditions in Syria for the return of Syrians to their normal life is a key regional goal for Iran.

Islamic Revolution returned dignity to Muslims: Senior cleric

Secretary of the Guardian Council said on Wednesday that the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran freed the Muslims from the contempt imposed on them and restored their dignity.

Iran developed country based on global indicators: VP

Based on global official statistics and indicators, Iran has developed in various sectors and is even among the countries with high development, Vice President noted.

 

Commander: Iran to extend range of coast-to-sea missiles

A ranking Iranian Army commander unveiled plans for a boost in the range of the country’s coast-to-sea missiles, beyond 300 kilometers.

 

Iraq says won’t participate in US sanctions on Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Wednesday that his country will not be part of U.S. sanctions against Iran.

India’s Hindustan Petroleum says could buy 0.9 mln T of Iran oil FY18/19

India’s Hindustan Petroleum Corp could buy 0.9 million tonnes of Iran oil in its 2018/19 financial year, said Vinod S Shenoy, the company’s director of refineries.

 

‘Get out of Syria,’ Iran tells US

Senior Iranian figures said on Wednesday that Syria was a top foreign policy priority and American troops should withdraw, as planned by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Iran ‘main player in the region’: Gen. Sayyari

Deputy Coordinator of the Iranian Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari pointed to the Islamic Republic’s significant role as the ‘main player’ in the region, saying that no country can take any measure in the region without Iran’s presence or determination.

Pakistani ambassador: Strengthening trade relations with Iran my priority

Pakistani ambassador to Tehran Riffat Masood said her country’s relations with Iran are beyond just neighborhood, saying that efforts to develop commercial and economic cooperation and strengthen cultural relations between the two neighbors, is one of the priorities of her mission in Tehran.