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Developments following a controversial shoot-down

Russia cuts scientific ties with Turkey; Turkish submarines shadow Russian cruiser; and President Erdogan does not say whether he will apologize or not.

Iran: Syria left its mark in history

The Supreme Leader’s advisor says that Iran is certain that victory will be the Syrian people’s and resistance’s. Tag: Syria

Why is Iran’s security tied to regional peace and security?

A former IRGC commander has said that all governments should oppose military intervention, fight terrorism and respect the decisions of nations if they seek to bolster security in the region.
Jaberi Ansari

Saudi mustn’t allow Hajj tragedy to become political issue: Iran

We hope that cooperation between Iran and Saudi Arabia will continue to determine the fate of others who went missing in Mina, FM spokesman Jaber Ansari said.

Turkey made big mistake downing Russian jet, US made bigger mistake backing it: Larijani

He also criticized the stance taken by the US administration, saying, “Obama’s support for this action is an even bigger mistake that further intensifies the conflicts in the region.”
Russia aire force

The rationale behind Russia’s intervention in Syria

A former IRGC commander has said that Moscow’s military intervention in Syria seems justifiable as far as the Russian national interests are concerned, adding that it will eventually help shift the balance in the region.

US must not be allowed to talk of Iraq disintegration: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US must not be allowed to speak of disintegrating Iraq.

What helped President Assad weather the political storm in Syria

A former Iranian Foreign Ministry official has said that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has been a real help to Iran’s greater involvement in international efforts to solve regional questions.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

‎‏Iran’s principles to solve the Syrian crisis

An immediate ceasefire to end bloodshed along with coordinated international efforts to take on terrorism and extremism is the first step in settling the crisis, wrote FM Zarif in an opinion piece.
General Jafari

Situation in Syria affects Iran: IRGC chief

Undoubtedly, when objectives of terrorists are not fulfilled in Syria, it will have a direct effect on Iran’s security, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said.

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