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News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.


Iran Enjoyed Fruits of Rouhani’s Policies at Recent UNGA Meetings

An Iranian official explained about the outcomes of a recent visit by President Rouhani to the United Nations.

Iran, EU call for timely nuclear agreement

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini have said that negotiations should be brought to a conclusion by the agreed time.
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Iranians hold rally on insulting cartoon outside French embassy

The protesters chanted ‘Islam will be victorious’ and carried placards in condemnation of the cartoons insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

Iran Strongly Denounces Deadly Terrorist Attack in Pakistan

The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned a terrorist attack in neighboring Pakistan, which killed 76 people and injured many others, describing it as a “brutal and savage” act.

Iranian President Urges Enhancement of Ties with Romania

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday referred to Romania as one of the oldest European friends of the Islamic Republic, and called for expansion of trade ties between the two countries.

Were those terrorists killed in Iraq and Syria carrying Saudi diplomatic passports?

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari, in a response to Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir’s claim that Iran has killed many Saudi diplomats, said that the allegations made by Mr. Jubeir since he took office cannot be taken as anything more than a joke.

Iran is an influential regional power: Rousseff

Terror groups should not get a chance to turn into terrorist states, President Rouhani said in a meeting with his Brazilian counterpart in New York.
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Iran rescues Singapore ship, arrests 7 pirates in Persian Gulf waters

Seven of the hijackers have been arrested and sent to prison, Alireza Aghajari, an Iranian prosecutor, said.

Syrian Developments on Good Track: Iranian Deputy FM

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian welcomed the recent ceasefire between warring parties in Syria and expressed optimism about the developments in the Arab country.

“Europe Seeking Own Interests When Cosying Up to Iran or US”

A political analyst believes Europe only has its interests in mind when approaching Iran or the US, and if Tehran fails to live up to its JCPOA commitments, the EU will change its behaviour.

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