Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani heaped scorn on the BBC for its recent baseless report on correspondence between Imam Khomeini and former US president Jimmy Carter, slamming the story as a crafty move to legitimize normal relations between Iran and the US.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged leaders of Muslim countries to take the lead in creating a world free from violence and extremism.
In a message, Iran’s parliament speaker hailed the appointment of Hadiyeh al-Abbas as Syria’s new parliament speaker.
Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri offered his congratulations to Muslim nations around the world on the occasion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, which started on either Monday or Tuesday in different countries.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 24 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian renewed his country’s stance on finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis, and expressed the hope that international meetings could produce concrete results for solving the problem.
An official at Iran’s Foreign Ministry denied reports that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has received a secret letter from European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the importance of the economy for Iran.
Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), says European countries have voiced their readiness to buy 20 tons of heavy water from Iran.
Commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defence Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili highlighted the Army’s air defence capabilities, saying the country’s integrated air defence network is protecting 3,700 sensitive sites inside and outside the borders.