Iranian and Italian naval fleet staged joint military drills in the international waters near the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, the capital of Hormozgan Province.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani described terrorism as not a regional problem but a global one, and voiced Tehran’s willingness to enhance cooperation with European countries, including France, in the fight against the phenomenon.
Chief of the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani arrived in Rome on Tuesday for the third round of talks on Iran-Italy judicial cooperation.
A source in the Iranian President’s office denied an earlier report that said President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to pay an official visit to Germany in late September.
Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi held talks with German intelligence officials in Berlin.
Iran and Britain named their new ambassadors to London and Tehran, as the two incoming officials held a gathering with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume services to the Iranian capital of Tehran as of October 30, 2016.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi voiced Tehran’s deep sympathy for Italy over a powerful earthquake that left hundreds of people dead in a mountainous area near the town of Norcia on Wednesday.
Lebanese Labour Minister Sejaan Azzi on Monday threatened to expel Swedes working in Lebanon if Stockholm follows through with its reported plan to deport dozens of Lebanese families.
Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani proposed that the Islamic Republic and Europe can begin discussions about human rights, provided that Iran would also have the chance to question the shortcomings of Europeans regarding human rights.