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US allies in the Middle East risk an uprising by their “humiliated citizens” if they continue to rely on Washington, a top Iranian security official warned Sunday in comments carried by state media.
A large number of Iranian Islamic seminary scholars and students staged a gathering to voice support for a recent statement by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei dubbed “the second phase of the revolution”.
The lawmakers in the Iranian parliament finished reviewing the budget bill for the next fiscal year of 1398, which will begin almost 20 days later.
Spokesman for the Independent Fraction at the Iranian Parliament, Mehrdad Lahouti revealed the presence of Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs in today’s session of the Parliament and said, “considering the extant situation in the country and solving economic problems, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized that Financial Action Task Force (FATF)-related bills should be approved.”
A ranking Iranian general said the country will have the right to target Pakistani-based terrorist groups directly if neighboring Pakistan does not fulfill its promise to crush them.
The Islamic Republic of Iran does not need any countries’ permission to develop missiles and to defend the country, said Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Rear Admiral.
Mohsen Rezaei: Leader’s statement on 2nd phase of Islamic Revolution a ‘cornerstone for policy makings’
Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei highlighted that the Leader’s statement on the second phase of the Islamic Revolution is one of the main strategic documents of the country, which should be used as a base for determining general policies.
An Iranian expert on the regional issues, Abbasali Mansouri Arani, said that the presence of Iran during the reconstruction era of Syria will be beneficial for both countries.
Turkey is looking for the U.S. to change its mind about Iran sanctions, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Saturday.
Members of the Iranian Parliament appreciated the Army’s Navy for successfully holding Velayat-97 military drills in late February.