Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi has warned about the consequences of transferring terrorists from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan and Central Asia, vowing that Tehran would not hesitate to help Kabul as it attaches huge significance to its neighbour’s security.
A high-ranking legislator has urged the Iranian government to try to lobby US political currents opposing Donald Trump’s policies, as the course of developments in recent month demonstrates the US is not just Trump and there are others who can influence the US’ Iran policy.
A senior Russian official has dismissed the Israeli regime’s demand that Iran be forced out of Syria, saying that the issue is none of Tel Aviv’s business as it is Syria’s sovereign right to authorize Iranian forces on its soil.
Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari says US President Donald Trump has made a miscalculation about Iran’s power as the IRGC enjoys the military power to defend the Middle East in even less than 12 minutes.
Iranian and Turkish Interior Ministers, in a meeting in Ankara, have called for joint fight against drug trafficking, human trafficking, terrorism and illegal immigration.
Iranian Interior minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has travelled to Ankara at the head of a high-ranking political delegation to meet with Turkish officials and discuss security issues.
Iran says Germany’s ambassador to Tehran has been summoned to the foreign ministry over a German court’s verdict on extradition of an Iranian diplomat to Belgium.
The British ambassador to Iran says the special mechanism the EU is working to create to facilitate trade with Iran can also be used by other countries, protecting Iran from efforts by the US to hamper its Asia and Europe trade.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called for setting up a joint fund with Bulgaria to boost bilateral trade interaction.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has reiterated the need for Tehran’s accession to the convention on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), saying the country’s failure to do so will provide the US with the pretext to increase its pressure on the Islamic Republic.