Iran’s coverage: Turkey looking for mechanisms to boost sanctions-shielded trade with Iran

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Turkey looking at new trade mechanisms with Iran to avoid US sanctions

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday Turkey is looking into establishing new trade mechanisms with Iran, like the INSTEX system set up by European countries to avoid U.S. sanctions reimposed last year on exports of Iranian oil.


What would happen to the region if IRGC and Army hadn’t got involved in the fight against ISIS?

Ahead of the National Day of the Army, commanders and senior officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army as well as a group of commanders and staff members of the Ground Forces met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution—Ayatollah Khamenei—this afternoon April 17, 2019.


FM Zarif, Erdogan discuss bilateral ties, regional issues

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on broadening of mutual cooperation and regional developments in Ankara on Wednesday.


IRGC cmdr. Jafari thanks Parl. speaker, parliamentarians

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari expressed his special thanks to the Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and legislators.

Abdul Mahdi dismisses US claim of IRGC involvement in Iraq’s economy

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi rejected the claims of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who has said that IRGC holds 20 percent of Iraq’s economy.

Deploying Syrian army at borders with Turkey best to preserve regional security: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the deployment of the Syrian army along the borders with Turkey is the best way to preserve stability and security in the region.


It is US in need of change of nature, Iran reacts to Pompeo

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mousavi in reaction to the remarks made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it is Washington, and not Tehran, which is in need of a change in its nature.


Iran, Oman to launch new shipping line by late April

Iran and Oman are set to add a new direct shipping route between their ports in the Persian Gulf in a move to help boost economic interactions between the two countries, Iran’s Ambassador to Muscat said.


Turkey criticizes US for designating Iranian force terrorist

The U.S. decision to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist organization is a dangerous development that could lead to chaos, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday.


Iran’s flood reveals US anti-human nature: President

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani Wednesday said that the recent flood in Iran revealed the ‘anti-human’ and ‘malicious’ nature of the US and betrayed their hostility toward the Iranian people.