Acts of terror are being perpetrated in the name of Islam and Muslims; the inhumane acts of ISIL terrorists have nothing to do with Islam, said President Rouhani.
President Rouhani has called in a message for global action to address the root causes of violence and hatred toward religion.
The minister of culture and Islamic guidance and the president Rouhani’s chief of staff attended an opening ceremony of a poster exhibition dubbed “World Free of Violence”.
“Considering the institutional capabilities of the United Nations, I tend to remain hopeful that the UN and its capacity and mechanisms can be brought to bear” on such an important issue, Zarif said.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has condemned the brutal killing of a Jordanian pilot by ISIL, urging serious measures to confront crimes committed by terror groups.
A senior Iranian diplomat says Tehran has rejected a US request for help in fighting terrorist groups because of Washington’s lack of sincerity.
Iran called on the UN to seriously confront terrorism and oblige countries to fulfill their commitments as stipulated in Security Council resolutions.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the Islamic Republic is ready to cooperate with the African countries in the fight against Boko Haram militant group.
The Iranian foreign minister has said that extremism should be encountered, stressing that a multidimensional, solid strategy is needed to uproot ISIL.
A senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards says Israel should brace for "a special retaliation" for killing six Hezbollah members and an Iranian general in Syria.