Medical helicopter crash in southwest Iran kills five
An emergency medical helicopter crashed in a southwestern Iranian village on Monday en route to treat a pregnant mother, killing all five people on board, state TV reported.
7th meeting of INSTC’s coordination council in Tehran
The seventh coordination council meeting for the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is underway in Tehran, with representatives from 14 countries in attendance. During the two-day summit (March 4-5), the participants will try to identify ways of increasing cooperation and boosting the strategic corridor’s capacity.
VP attends ceremony for Kharazmi award winners
Iranian vice-president for science and technology participated at a ceremony held to praise the winners of 32nd international festival of Kharazmi award on March 4.
Memorial ceremony of Kashayar Alvand
Memorial ceremony of late Iranian screenwriter Kashayar Alvand was held on Monday. Alvand, whose writings made the happiest moments for Iranian viewers for over 15 years with popular comedy series such as “Noqtechin”, “Barareh Nights” and “Paytakht”, died of a heart attack at his home in Tehran on Thursday. He was 51.
Iran’s economy min. meets with Azerbaijani counterpart
Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance (MEAF) Farhad Dejpasand met and held talks with Shahin Mustafayev, Minister of the Economy and Industry of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Tehran on Tue. The two sides emphasized on broadening and enhancing bilateral relationship in relevant fields.
Graduation ceremony of army students at DAFOOS
The graduation ceremony of army students at AJA University of Command and Staff (DAFOOS) was held on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri and Commander of Iran’s Army Major General Seyed Abdolrahim Mousavi.
Leader plants fruit saplings in Tehran
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei planted two fruit sapling this morning in Tehran on the occasion of National Tree Planting Day (Arbor Day).
Rasht-Qazvin railway starts operation in President Rouhani’s presence
The Rasht-Qazvin Railway started operation in Dr Hassan Rouhani’s presence, officially linking Gilan Province to the nationwide railway system.
Iran, Iraq parliament speakers meet in Tehran
Ali Larijani and Mohamed al-Halbousi, speakers fo the Iranian and Iraqi parliaments, meet in Tehran, March 6, 2019.
Iran SNSC secretary meets Iraq parliament speaker in Tehran
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani meets Iraq parliament speaker, Mohamed al-Halbousi in Tehran on Wednesday.
JCPOA parties reiterate support for Iran
A meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) took place in Vienna on 6 March 2019. Under the terms of the JCPOA, the Joint Commission is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the nuclear deal.
Iranian, Azerbaijani FMs meet in Tehran
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Azeri counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov met and held talks on bilateral and regional issues on Saturday in Tehran.
President Rouhani meets Azerbaijan FM in Tehran
Iran President Hassan Rouhani meets foreign minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov in Tehran on Saturday.
Iran SNSC secretary meets Azerbaijan FM in Tehran
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani meets foreign minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov in Tehran on Saturday.
Larijani’s meeting with Azeri FM
Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov arrived in Tehran on Saturday for an official visit and has so far met with different Iranian high-ranking officials including Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.
Foreign ambassadors submit credentials to Pres. Rouhani
President described relations between Iran and India developing in all fields and stressed that Tehran welcomes further development of these relations in all fields of mutual interest. Speaking with the new Ambassador of India to Tehran on Saturday while receiving his letter of credence, Dr Hassan Rouhani said, “The effects of cooperation between the two nations are clear everywhere in Iran and India”.
President described relations between Iran and Iraq exceptional and a model for relations in the region, expressing hope that the model of relations could be used by the entire region. Speaking with the new Ambassador of Iraq to Tehran on Saturday while receiving his letter of credence, Dr Hassan Rouhani stated that there are ample potentials for further development of relations between Tehran and Baghdad.
President Rouhani has said that Iran considers relations with African countries very important, adding “the Islamic Republic of Iran is willing to deepen ties with African countries.” President Hassan Rouhani made the comments in a meeting with the new non-resident Ambassador of Burkina Faso to Tehran on Saturday while receiving his letter of credence. Rouhani also said “we are happy that Tehran- Ouagadougou ties are developing.”
Speaking with the new non-resident Ambassador of Malta to Tehran on Saturday while receiving his letter of credence, Dr Hassan Rouhani said, “After the nuclear deal, we started a new round of very good relations with European countries and relations with Malta have been very good in the recent years”.
Receiving credentials of Mukyu Ung, Myanmar’s new Ambassador to Tehran, President Rouhani expressed hope that the efforts made by Myanmar’s government would bear fruits, the stability and security would be resorted in the country and the ground is set for the return of the refugees to their country.
Speaking with the new Ambassador of Congo to Tehran on Saturday while receiving his letter of credence, Dr Hassan Rouhani said, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is determined to cement trade, economic, political, and cultural relations with Congo”.
Senior Iraqi Shia cleric remembered in Tehran
A conference was held in Tehran on Saturday to commemorate the senior Iraqi Shia cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim, who was the leader of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq and was assassinated and martyred in a bomb attack in Najaf in 2003. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also attended the conference and delivered a speech on the role of Hakim in bringing Iran and Iraq closer to each other.
Jahangiri visits Semnan prov. to inaugurate industrial projects
First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri arrived in Semnan province on Saturday for the inauguration of three industrial and mineral projects and also operation of 110 rural employment projects. Upon his arrival, Jahangiri was highly welcomed by provincial officials.