Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has sat for talks with ambassadors of France, Britain and Italy as well as German charge d’affairs in Tehran on the tragic humanitarian situation in Yemen.
The Amnesty International has accused the Saudi-led coalition of committing war crimes by blocking the delivery of food, fuel and aid during its aggression on Hudaydah in Yemen’s western coast.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, says there is no need to join international treaties and conventions that do not serve the country’s national interests.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as meddlesome the US’ statement about the execution of a rioter sentenced to death for running over and killing a number of police forces in Tehran.
A rioter who had driven a bus into a group of police officers during a February mob attack in north Tehran was hanged at a correctional facility on Monday.
Tehran has called on Ankara to cooperate with the Islamic Republic in detaining and extraditing Iranian fugitive criminals in Turkey.
An Iranian official has warned about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, saying the Saudi-led coalition is seeking to pressurize Yemenis into surrendering by cutting water and food supplies.
A large number of Iranian lawmakers have put forward a motion on granting amnesties to political and other offenders sentenced to death or life in prison.
Irish paediatric oncologist Trish Scanlan says the new sanctions imposed by the US president on Iran imperil a treatment plan for Tanzanian children.
Mohammad Nourizad, a political dissident convicted of involvement in stoking the post-election unrest in Iran in 2009, has asked the Leader to give him permission to leave the country to visit his ill son.