Iran’s foreign minister and South Africa’s National Assembly speaker have discussed expansion of bilateral ties, particularly in banking sector.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has blasted the US aerial siege on several buses carrying women and children, saying the move is aimed at undermining Lebanon’s victories over ISIS.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the leading role that the Air Defense plays in safeguarding Iran, calling for efforts to unleash the potential of the country’s young talents and develop innovative plans in this field.
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces slammed as “worthless” calls by the US administration for foreign access to Iran’s military bases, saying the Islamic Republic would not permit others to interfere in its defence affairs.
The governor of the holy city of Mecca has referred to Iranians and Saudi Arabians as religious brothers, expressing the hope that Iranian pilgrims would remember the Saudis with a good impression.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says Iranian and Saudi diplomatic delegations will travel to one another's countries merely to visit their respective embassies and consulates nearly 20 months after the severance of bilateral ties.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has condemned a new report by the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran as “unacceptable” and “politically-motivated,” saying the report ignores several cases of improvement in Iran’s human rights situation.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says cooperation between Iran and South Africa can play a prominent role in promoting peace and stability across the world.
Iran has expressed its readiness to host a 2018 meeting of women lawmakers from Asian parliaments, a female lawmaker said.
A top Iranian commander says the enemies are unlikely to mount a ground attack on Iran should they opt to launch aggression against the country.