Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Nobuo Kishi in a meeting in Tehran discussed different avenues for the further expansion of relations and cooperation between the two Asian states.
Tribesmen from Iraq’s Mosul regained control of one of the Northern city’s neighborhoods following heavy clashes with Takfiri militants.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari in a phone talk discussed the latest developments in the region, specially the recent terrorist operations in Iraq.
Commander of Iran's basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi condemned the crimes committed by Takfiri and Salafi groups in different regional states, specially in Syria and Iraq, and said these groups which are supported by the US have scratched the beautiful face of Islam.
Iranˈs Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) chief Ali Shamkhani said the growing presence of the terrorists affiliated to Daesh group in Iraq is a threat to the whole region.
Iraqi Shiite Grand Ayatollah has called for unity among all of the country’s political and army factions against the terrorist DAESH.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has issued a state of emergency throughout the country, after Iraq’s oil-rich city of Mosul fell to the hands of a radical militants group.
Turkish president has received Iran’s Hassan Rouhani who is visiting the country.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has emphasized the need for the further expansion of bilateral ties with neighboring Turkey, saying Tehran-Ankara relations are significant for the entire Middle East.
Following the horrifying acts of savagery, in Iraq and Syria, by ISIL, Iranian Sunni scholars denounce the terrorist grouping as a Western creation, urging all Muslims to form a united front against it.