Putin Renews Vow to Give Iran $2.5bn of Loans

Russia says it is still committed to a pledge it has already made to grant two loans worth $2.5 billion to Iran.

US Allows South Korea to Do Iran Trade In Euros: Report

South Korean companies will be able to carry out business with Iran in euros as early as next month, enabling the Asian country to cash in on new opportunities from lifting of sanctions on Tehran.

Ukraine Ambassador Pledges Push to Lift Visa Requirements for Iranians

Ukraine’s Ambassador to Tehran Sergei Buldiliak said he is going to use his experience as a diplomat in charge of handling consular affairs to ease the visa restrictions for the Iranians traveling to Ukraine.
Iranian Commandos in Russia

Iranian Commandos in Russia to Take Part in Int’l War Games 2016

A number of prominent commandos of the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) are in Russia to participate in the upcoming International Army Games 2016.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (AFP)

UN Chief Calls on World Powers to Make JCPOA Beneficial for Iranians

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on world powers to make sure that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is beneficial to the people of Iran.
World Conference of Mayors

World Conference of Mayors and Councillors Kicks Off in Tehran

The 1st ‘World Conference of Mayors and Councillors 2016’ was inaugurated at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower on Wednesday, July 20, with President Hassan Rouhani and over 2,000 participants in attendance.
Bahram Ghasemi- FM Spoksman

Iran Denounces Dissolution of Bahraini Opposition Group

Iran’s Foreign Ministry deplored a Bahraini court’s ruling on dissolution of the main opposition bloc, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, saying such unconstructive measures will only complicate the Arab country’s situation.

Tokyo Tehran’s Close Friend: Iranian FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday hailed the close bond between Tehran and Tokyo, and underlined the potential for development of Iran-Japan ties in different fields.

Iranian and Turkish FMs in Contact after Attempted Coup in Turkey

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has made a number of calls to his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to get updates on the situation after a midnight coup in Turkey, an Iranian spokesperson announced.

Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan Presidents to Meet in Baku Next Month: Deputy FM

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asian and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said the presidents of Iran, Russia and the Republic of Azerbaijan are expected to meet in Baku on August 8.

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