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Shamkhani thanks Iraq for mediation between Iran and Saudi Arabia
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has thanked Iraq for mediating between Tehran and Riyadh in order to help normalize ties between the two countries.
Iran and Saudi Arabia agree to normalize ties
Iran and Saudi Arabia have issued a joint statement, saying they have agreed to resume their diplomatic relations.
Iran UN mission: Tehran finalized deal to buy Russian Su-35 fighter jets
Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations says the country has finalized an agreement to purchase advanced Russian Su-35 fighter jets.
Report: Iran’s security chief holding ‘very important talks’ abroad; results to bring major changes
Iran’s security chief is said to have been “busy with very important” talks in a foreign country, which are expected to produce “significant changes.”
Iran says liquidation of INSTEX shows Europe lack of will, independence from US
The spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry says a decision by the European countries to liquidate the financial mechanism known as INSTEX proves lack of determination on the part of the Europeans to act independently from the US.
Iran FM urges immediate removal of sanctions agaist quake-hit Syria
The Iranian foreign minister, in a meeting with Syria's president, called for the removal of sanctions against Syria to faciliate aid relief to quake-hit Syrians.
Iranian nuclear chief: Iran will use all its capacities to achieve sustainable development
Iran’s nuclear chief says the country has become a nuclear state without foreign help.
IRGC Navy receives new vessels with mounted missile launchers
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Navy has received new domestically-designed vessels that have missile launchers mounted on them, as well as an ocean-going carrier.
Iran president, Iraq PM underscore strengthening bilateral ties in various fields
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani have called for the enhancement of cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
Veteran politician Ghafouri Fard dies of illness
Hassan Ghafouri Fard, a university professor and the former senior official with Iran’s Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution, passes away after enduring an illness for more than a year.
Envoy stresses Iran’s commitment to work with neighbors to assist Afghans
Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani says Tehran is committed to cooperate with neighboring states of Afghanistan and other partners to support the Afghan people.
Report: Iran ready for talks to normalize ties with Saudi Arabia
A media outlet affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said Tehran welcomes the continuation of talks with Saudi Arabia.
Iranian FM visits quake-hit area in Turkey
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has visited a quake-hit area in Turkey.
Foreign ministry spokesperson calls on Germany to apologize for crimes against Iran, Iraq citizens
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has strongly condemned anti-Tehran remarks by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock during a visit to Iraq. He has said Berlin should apologize for the past crimes against Iran and Iraq.
Ex-MP: Iran-IAEA agreements doesn’t mean resumption of JCPOA revival talks
A former Iranian lawmaker says the recent agreements reached between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) does not mean a resumption of talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, but it will help prevent the diplomatic crisis between the two sides from worsening.
President Raisi calls for close cooperation with SCO members
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said Tehran’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will give a momentum to regional cooperation and boost trade relations with members of the SCO.
Iran says will never walk away from nuclear talks, pursues national interests
The Iranian foreign minister has reiterated that Iran will never walk away from the talks over the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA, while pursuing its national interests.
Iran announces first arrests over poisonings at girls’ schools
Several people have been arrested over a wave of suspected poison attacks targeting mainly female students in schools across Iran, a senior government official has confirmed.
Iran says Israel attack on quake-hit Syria “crime against humanity”
The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned Israeli attack on the international airport in the quake-hit Syrian city of Aleppo, as a clear example of crime against humanity.
Iranian expert: Iran on verge of undoing a knot in nuclear case
An Iranian political expert says Iran is very close to undoing a knot in its nuclear case.
Official: Non-toxic stimulant used in serial poisoning of Iran school girls
An Iranian official rules out the existence of toxic material in the serial poisoning of students in the country, saying the substance has been found to be a mere non-fatal “stimulant” that causes little damage to the body, and not a chemical.
SCO chief says Iran’s membership to play key role in achieving goals
The secretary general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization says Iran's membership in the regional body will be a key step for the SCO to achieve its goals.
Iran agrees to allow IAEA to proceed with verification at nuclear sites: Grossi
Tehran has agreed to allow the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to continue its monitoring and verification measures at Iran’s nuclear facilities, Director General of the UN nuclear body Rafael Grossi said on Monday ahead of a meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors.
Iran says committed to diplomacy, rules out temporary deal in nuclear talks
Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Nasser Kanaani has said Tehran is committed to diplomacy and will continue to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to resolve the remaining issues over the country's nuclear program. He has also ruled out the possibility of striking any interim agreement in the talks on the revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iranian lawmaker: School poisoning attacks ‘organized’ move
A member of the national security commission of the Iranian parliament says the recent poisonings of school children in Iran is an “organized” move.