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Iranian Spokesman: Riyadh is playing a blame game, ignores realities

Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday that Saudi Arabia can not ignore the realities on the ground by playing a blame game and accusing Iran.

Saudi Arabia must guarantee safety of Iranian pilgrims: Official

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Riyadh must guarantee the safety of Iranian pilgrims as a condition for their future dispatch to Saudi Arabia following the death of thousands of people in the deadly 2015 crush during the Hajj rituals in Mina.

Iran Protests at Riyadh’s Refusal to Issue Visa for Iranian Diplomats

Director-General for Political and International Security Affairs at the Iranian Foreign Ministry Hamid Baeidinejad said the country has objected Saudi Arabia’s “discriminatory” move to prevent an Iranian delegation from visiting the Arab country to attend an OIC meeting.

Syria Ceasefire Initiative to Lead to Political Solution: Iran’s Deputy FM

Iranian First Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi said Sunday the Syrian ceasefire plan will prepare the ground for a political solution to the Arab country’s crisis.

Iran, Switzerland sign MoU on shipping, sea transport cooperation

The Islamic Republic of Iran and Switzerland signed on Sunday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on expansion of shipping and sea transport cooperation.

Syria Truce Takes Hold despite Limited Violations

Fighting subsided across much of Syria as the first major ceasefire of the devastating five-year war appeared to broadly hold despite sporadic breaches in parts of the battle-scarred country.

Ayatollah Khamenei urges more Swiss investment in Iran

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged greater Swiss investment in Iran, describing the volume of trade between Tehran and Bern as “small and uneven.”

Iran against Disintegration of Iraq, Syria: Larijani

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran is utterly opposed to any moves aimed at splitting neighboring Iraq as well as Syria.

EU Foreign Policy Chief Wishes the Best for Iranian People

European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday hailed the recent parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections held across Iran on Friday, and wished the best for the Iranian nation.

Swiss president arrives in Iran to hold talks, sign deals

Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials and sign agreements in different fields.

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