The Iranian president says that development of ties with neighbors is a top priority of Iran’s foreign policy, adding Tehran is keen to have expanded relations with Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.
President Hassan Rouhani says that the entire region will benefit from the Iran-Turkmenistan-Kazakhstan railway, adding it marks a new beginning for better interaction among regional nations.
Iran views the establishment of American and NATO bases in the region as a threat to regional stability.
A look at the bumpy road the Japanese premier has ahead in what some suspect is a plan to return to militarism.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has called on Israel to lift its seven-year blockade on the Gaza Strip and end the ongoing deadly offensive against the Palestinian enclave.
Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the violent terrorist incident in China’s autonomous region of Xinjiang.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Nobuo Kishi in a meeting in Tehran discussed different avenues for the further expansion of relations and cooperation between the two Asian states.
President Rouhani elaborating Tehran’s views to reach Asian without war, Violence and extremism announced that durable peace and security can only be achieved through the promotion of a culture of prudent moderation, tolerance and dialogue.
Iran President Hasan Rouhani at CICA conference in China - Attendance at the conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA)
The United States says its military presence in war-weary Afghanistan will remain "significant" despite this year's drawdown.