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Foreign Ministry slams new US sanctions against Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry slammed the new US sanctions against Iran, reiterating that the Islamic Republic is determined to use the post-sanctions opportunities to promote its policy of constructive interaction.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Criticizes Media Hype over Munich Shooter’s Nationality

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said it could not still verify the authenticity of reports that a teenager who shot and killed ten people in Munich was of Iranian descent, stressing that, in any case, Tehran condemns terrorist attacks no matter who is behind them.
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Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Holds Session on Turkey Coup

Members of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) convened on Saturday, July 16, to discuss the recent military coup attempt in Turkey.

Israel, Terrorism Threatening Middle East: Lebanese PM

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says the Israeli regime and terrorism are the two dangers currently threatening Lebanon and the entire Middle East.

Iran, Britain to resume issuing visa soon: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Britain will resume issuing visas for the two countries’ citizens “within the next few weeks.”
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Condemns Paris Terror Attack

Iran has condemned the recent deadly terrorist attack in Paris, and once again dismissed terrorism as the most serious threat to the world.

Australia Urged to Settle Iranian Immigrants’ Woes

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Australia’s incoming ambassador to ramp up efforts to resolve the problems that Iranian immigrants are facing in the Oceanian country.
Majid Ansari

Envoy Reaffirms Iran’s Close Bonds with Cuba

The Iranian president’s representative at a farewell ceremony in Havana, held in commemoration of Fidel Castro, highlighted Iran’s unbreakable alliance with the late Cuban leader’s anti-imperialistic aspirations.
Mohammad Baqer Nobakht

Iran Condemns Any Move in Support of MKO

Spokesman for the Iranian Administration Mohammad Baqer Nobakht strongly denounced the gathering of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) in Paris and stressed that resorting to a “despised and demolished” group and a “stinking corpse” is a sign of “weakness and desperation.”

Iranian Adviser Hopes for ‘Noticeable Shift’ in US Policy under Trump

The US had better think of a palpable turnabout in its attitude toward Iran and the Middle East during Donald Trump’s tenure, a top military aide to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said.

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