Iran’s coverage: We’re willing to cement Tehran-Baghdad ties: President Rouhani

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President after meeting with his Iraqi counterpart: In Iraq, we feel at home

Stating that, “In Iraq, we feel at home,” President said, “Relations between the two Iranian and Iraqi nations go back to thousands of years ago, and we are willing to further develop our religious, cultural, historical and regional relations”.


Leader awards General Soleimani with Iran’s highest military order

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has awarded Iran’s highest military order, the Order of Zulfaqar, to IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani.


FM Zarif congratulates Gen. Soleimani over receiving special military order

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif felicitated Major General Ghasem Soleimani for receiving the Order of Zulfaqar from the Islamic Revolution Leader.


Iran’s new judiciary chief vows to transform legal system

Iran’s new chief justice, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, has pledged a legal transformation to address the country’s changing priorities in the “second phase” of the Islamic Revolution.


Iraq resolved to further grow ties with Iran: Salih

Baghdad will spare no efforts to remove the barriers on the way of broadening cooperation with Iran, Iraqi President Salih Barham said Monday.


Iran, Iraq poise for increasing bilateral trade at $20bn

The two countries of Iran and Iraq are ready for boosting bilateral trade at the range of $20 billion.


Syrian diplomat: Iran, Russia have priority for reconstruction of Syria

Syrian Chargé d’affaires in Iran says the proposal of tariff reduction to zero for commodity exchanges between Iran and Syria are under examination in the joint economic commissions of the two countries, and Iran and Russia are in priority for Syria’s reconstruction.


President in a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart: Iran favours a secure, independent, developed Iraq

Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq referred to the friendly, brotherly and developing relations between the two countries and stressed more efforts by the authorities to further deepen bilateral, regional and international Iran-Iraq relations.


Iranian President’s Syria visit likely: Envoy

Iran’s Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi said President Hassan Rouhani may make an official visit to Damascus in the near future to hold talks with senior officials of the Arab country.


Arms suppliers to Riyadh collaborators in Yemen disaster: Iran

Those who falsely pretend to support the human rights have remained silent in face of killing Yemeni women and children and even kept selling arms to those who are committing the crimes, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday.