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Iran President Officially Rejects FM Zarif’s Resignation

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has in an official letter rejected Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's resignation, saying that it is against the country’s national interests.
General Soleimani Throws His Weight behind FM Zarif

General Soleimani Throws His Weight behind FM Zarif

IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has thrown his weight behind Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif following his controversial resignation, saying that Zarif is the key person in charge of Iran’s foreign policy.

Zarif’s Resignation Not Accepted by Rouhani: Foreign Ministry

Iran’s foreign ministrysays any interpretation or analysis revolving around the reasons behind Foreign Minister Mohammad JavadZarif’sresignation areincorrectand devoid of reality except forwhatwritten by the top diplomat in his Instagram account.

Rouhani Sends Signal Zarif’s Resignation Won’t Be Accepted

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took a compromising stance after his top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif made a resignation announcement, sending a signal he won’t accept his request.

Zarif Highly Likely to Withdraw Sudden Resignation: Source

The resignation announcement by the top Iranian diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif is likely to be withdrawn, a source familiar with the matter said.

Zarif Resigns as Iran’s Foreign Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday night resigned from his position, sources close to the foreign ministry confirmed to IFP.
FATF

Iran Gov’t Urges Quick Approval of FATF as Deadline Approaches

A senior government official has argued for quick approval of two parliamentary bills required for Iran to get out of the blacklist of the global anti-money laundering body (FATF), saying Iran should not put its foreign relations at risk at a time when the US is bent on hurting the country’s foreign relations.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

Iran Leader Releases ‘Strategic’ Statement on 40th Revolution Anniv.

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a “strategic and important” statement on the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, which toppled the US-backed monarchy in 1979.

Iranian President Accepts Health Minister’s Resignation

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accepted resignation of Minister of Health and Medical Education Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi.

Iranian President Submits Budget Bill to Parliament

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has appeared before lawmakers on Tuesday to submit an annual budget of $47.5 billion for the next Iranian calendar year (to start on March 21).

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