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News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.

Iran Urges Pakistan to Do All It Can to Free Iranian Abductees

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has urged the Pakistani government to take all necessary measures to free a group of Iranian border guards abducted by wicked terrorists.

Iran, Oman Discuss Yemen Crisis in Muscat

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has discussed the latest regional developments and ongoing efforts to resolve the crisis in Yemen in a meeting with the Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi.

US Can’t Reduce Oil Price by Bullying Others: Iran

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says the US cannot stop the oil price rise and tackle the current shortage in the world’s oil market by bullying other oil producers.

Iran’s Security Forces Seize 500 Tonnes of Illicit Drugs in 9 Months

Iran's Deputy Police Chief Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni said the police forces have managed to capture more than 500 tonnes of various kind of illicit drugs over the past 9 months.

IRGC Navy Has Ballistic Missiles with 700km Range: Commander

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the IRGC Navy has been equipped with ballistic missiles that can hit their targets from a distance of 700 kilometres.
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US Sanctions Violate Basic Human Rights: Iran

Iran’s envoy to the United Nations has slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights.

Iran, Russia Agree to Increase Oil Output by 1m bpd

Iran’s petroleum minister, in an unannounced visit to Moscow, reached a deal with the Russian energy minister on a 1-million-bpd increase in oil output through joint efforts.

11 Iranian Forces Abducted by Terrorists near Pakistan Border

The Jaish al-Adl terrorist group has reportedly kidnapped a number of Iranian forces near the Pakistan border in Sistan and Baluchestan province, southeast of Iran.

World Must Pressure Israel into Working with IAEA: Analyst

A senior Iranian analyst and former diplomat says the Zionist regime, with a huge arsenal of nuclear weapons, is a real threat to the regional countries, and the international community, especially the United Nations, must pressure it to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Iran Denies Ankara Embassy Evacuation, Bomb Threat

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has denied reports of a bomb threat against and evacuation of the Iranian Embassy in Turkey.

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