Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris River, in which tens of people, mostly women and children, drowned.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has travelled to Turkey to take part in an emergency meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which is to be held Friday in Istanbul.
Iran’s president has, in separate messages, congratulated several heads of state on the arrival of Nowruz, which marks the start of the Persian New Year and is celebrated in many countries.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says a number of Iranian border guards being held by Pakistan-based terrorists have been released.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed Tehran’s support for the legal transition of power in Kazakhstan.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as unfounded a report on Iran’s role in hacking the mobile phones of some Israeli officials, saying the Zionist regime’s officials have grown accustomed to spreading lies about Iran on a daily basis.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the top diplomats of Iran and Russia have, in a phone conversation, underlined their resolve to help improve the international community’s efforts to create mutual understanding between various groups in Venezuela.
President Hassan Rouhani says the government will sue US officials behind draconian sanctions on the country in Iranian courts before taking the case to international courts of justice.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says cooperation among his country, Iran, and Iraq in anti-terror struggle has further strengthened their ties.
Iran's top military commander says foreign forces, who are illegally present in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib and east of the Euphrates, should leave these areas at the earliest.