Iran’s coverage: Iranian, Pakistani FMs discuss Imran Khan’s visit, joint fight against terrorism

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Iran, Pakistan FMs hold phone call ahead of Imran Khan’s visit to Tehran

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Pakistani counterpart  Qureshi held a phone conversation Sat. to discuss bilateral issues.

 

Pakistan PM to visit Iran on Sunday

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave Islamabad to Tehran for a two-day visit on Sunday to hold separate meetings and talks with senior Iranian officials.

 

Gov. to pay for temporary housing of flood-hit families: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the government will pay for temporary housing of the people in flood-affected areas of the country.

 

Iran opens trade center in Baku

Iran trade center was inaugurated by Iranian Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Reza Rahmani in Baku, Azerbaijan.

 

Army Ground Forces unveil 6 achievements

Six home-grown achievements, including a smart multirotor bomber and an anti-drone net launcher, were unveiled by the Army Ground Forces on Saturday.

 

Terrorists, their sponsors terrified by Iran-Pakistan close ties: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic stands with the people and the government of Pakistan against terrorism, adding that terrorists and their sponsors are “terrified by the close relations” between the two Muslim countries.

 

No visa charge for Iranian visitors to Iraqi Kurdistan, says official

A Iranian official news agency IRNA on Friday April 19 quoted the Iranian Consulate General in Sulaymaniyah as having announced that the “Iraqi Kurdistan Region has underlined its commitment to Baghdad decision to lift charges on visa for Iranian nationals.”

 

Iraq to host regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia at conference

Iraq will host senior parliamentary officials from arch-rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran on Saturday as Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi seeks to bolster his country’s nascent role as a mediator in the region.

 

Military Source: Reports of some websites and media outlets about clashes between Russian and Iranian troops in Syria are untrue

A military source announced on Saturday that it is categorically untrue what has been broadcast by a number of websites and written media outlets about clashes that erupted between Russian and Iranian troops in Deir Ezzor and Aleppo.

 

Iraq eyes Tehran municipality coop in urban remodelling

Iraqi Construction Minister Bangen Rekani said Baghdad is keen to cooperate with Iran on remodelling the country’s housing sector.