Iran’s coverage: Iran’s FM, Iraqi president discuss bilateral ties, regional developments

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FM Zarif, Iraqi President discuss regional, intl. issues

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iraqi President Barham Salih hold a meeting in Iraq’s capital on Sunday.


Assassination of Gen. Soleimani, Abu-Muhandis big loss in fight against terrorism: Zarif

In a joint press conference with his Iraq counterpart Fuad Hussein in Baghdad, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the vitality of holding regional and international talks adding that the region needs peace.


Iran’s Zarif, Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi hold meeting in Baghdad

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Baghdad.


Taliban has no offices in Iran, Deputy FM says

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Sunday that the Taliban does not have an office in Iran.


Iran suspends execution of three men linked to protests, lawyer says

The Iranian judiciary has suspended the executions of three men linked to anti-government protests in November, one of their attorneys, Babak Paknia, said on Sunday.


Iran willing to broaden ties with Nicaragua: President

President Hassan Rouhani expressed Iran’s interest in the expansion of relations with Nicaragua.


Iran, Iraq discuss joint action against terrorism, COVID-19

The foreign ministers of Iran and Iraq weighed plans at a meeting in Baghdad for the joint fight against terrorism and containment of the novel coronavirus.


Iran able to go through current difficult conditions: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the country has the capacity of going through current problems caused by illegal sanctions and the COVID-19 outbreak.


Official: COVID-19 kills 209 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 209 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 14,188.