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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.

Afshin Rezayee

Commander: Iranian Navy’s Best Destroyers Navigating in Caspian Sea

The Iranian Navy has sent its best destroyers to the Caspian Sea to protect the country's territorial waters and interests, a senior commander said, but meantime stressed that Tehran seeks peace and tranquility in the waterway.
Danayee-Far

5th Iranian Border Guard May Be Alive in Pakistan

The 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group along with four of his comrades in February and was not released when the other four were set free earlier this month might be alive and kept hostage in Pakistan, a senior member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said.
Larijani-Makey

Iran stresses relations with Belarus

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has underscored the need for the further enhancement of “friendly” relations between Iran and Belarus in all areas, particularly in the parliamentary sphere.
Hossein-Amir-Abdollahian

Iran stresses ties with African states

The Islamic Republic of Iran has underlined the significance of relations between Tehran and African countries.
Big Brother not the only political canal in Persian Gulf

Russia ‘bewildered’ over US visa denial to Iran UN envoy pick

Russia has criticized Washington for its refusal to issue a visa to Iran’s appointee for the position of ambassador to the United Nations, saying the move is in violation of the US commitments as a host of the UN headquarters.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian FM Due in UAE Today to Pursue Expansion of Economic Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later today to take part in the two countries' joint economic cooperation commission meeting.
Iran army

Air Force Fighters Preparing for Army Day Parades

Several squadrons of Iranian Air Force fighter jets exercised different aerial tactics over Tehran on Monday morning in preparations for the National Army Day parades due to be held on April 18.
Ali Akbar Salehi

Iran plans launching four new nuclear power plants

Iran will need 30,000 of its new generation centrifuges and more power plants to meet domestic fuel demands, its nuclear chief has said.
abbas araqchi

Official: Iran Not to Succumb to US Pressure over Replacement of UN Envoy

Senior Iranian Foreign Ministry officials said on Saturday Tehran remains insistent on its pick for the post of Ambassador to the United Nations and will resort to legal means to counter the US refusal to issue visa for Hamid Aboutalebi.
UN

Iran dubs US decision on denying visa as ‘unwise’

Iran’s representative body to the UN has dubbed a White House decision to deny visa for Iran’s ambassador to the UN as ‘unwise' and 'illegal'.

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