Saturday, June 25, 2022

Politics

Envoy: Iran regards ties with Russia “a priority”

Iran’s ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali has said Tehran regards its ties with Moscow as “a priority” under President Ebrahim Raeisi’s new policy of revitalizing relations with neighboring states.

Iran FM calls for dialogue among regional countries

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with his Omani opposite number, called for dialogue among regional countries aimed at establishing peace and security.

EU’s Borrell says basic elements for saving JCPOA on table

The European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says the basic elements and conditions for the Iran nuclear deal to be revived are on the table.

President Raisi denounces ‘oath breaker’ US for dilly-dallying over nuclear talks

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has slammed the US for adopting an obscure policy over its standoff with Iran, saying Washington sends messages to Tehran to demand resolution of the outstanding issues between the two countries through dialogue and takes punitive measures at the same time.

Iran arrests administrators of Telegram channels for revealing classified info

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says they have arrested the administrators of three Telegram text messaging channels for revealing highly classified information.

European diplomat: Failure of Vienna talks will have dangerous consequences

A European diplomat has warned that the failure of the Vienna talks over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal could have dangerous consequences. The diplomat was speaking to Al-Arabiya News Channel.

Iran nuclear chief: Opening PMD case won’t help Vienna talks

Iran says renewing claims about possible military dimensions (PMD) to Iran’s nuclear program will not help the nuclear negotiations with the West that have been stalled for several months.

Armenia seeks Iran assistance for peace treaty with Azerbaijan

The President of the National Assembly of Armenia, has called on Iran to help conclude a peace treaty between Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Iranian president orders local company to produce passenger planes

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has on Iran’s Aircraft Manufacturing Industries, HESA, to produce passenger planes.

Iranian intelligence ministry arrests man linked to captured French spies

The Iranian intelligence ministry has reportedly arrested a suspect linked to two French spies who are already in custody in Iran.

Iranian FM: We will not retreat an iota from Iran’s rights

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has vowed Tehran will not take a step back from its legitimate nuclear rights until all oppressive sanctions against the country are removed.

Iranian nuclear chief says Natanz and Badroud nuclear projects will be completed soon

The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has said the current Iranian administration aims to complete the Natanz and Badroud nuclear projects and that these are priorities that can be implemented.

Iranian foreign minister says talks with Saudis positive

The Iranian foreign minister has described the latest round of the Iraqi-mediated talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia as positive.

Qalibaf: Joint borders offer opportunity to Iran, Turkmenistan for closer ties

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf says Iran and Turkmenistan have a great potential for closer cooperation, and that the two sides should use their joint borders as a good opportunity to expand bilateral relations.

Iran president meets Armenian parliament speaker

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with the visiting President of the National Assembly of Armenia Alen Simonyan in the capital Tehran on Wednesday.

Raisi inspects major river, wetland in central Iran amid water crisis

President Ebrahim Raisi paid an aerial visit to Zayandehrud, the largest river in Iran and its basin, the Gavkhuni wetland, a region that had been severely affected by water shortages mainly caused by drought.

Iran says won’t allow Israel to legitimize Iranophobia

Iran will not allow the Israeli regime to give a legitimate façade to its anti-Iran stance through deceptive ways, a top Iranian diplomat says.

IRGC’s intel forces dismantle subsidized fuel smuggling network

Intelligence forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have dismantled a network involved in smuggling subsidized fuel to neighboring countries, arresting all the traffickers.

Iran cautions IAEA chief against politically-motivated media statements

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has cautioned the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency against complicating ties among the body’s member states by making politically-motivated statements through media.

US says ‘closely’ monitoring Iran’s space program

The United States has announced its military “will continue to closely monitor Iran’s pursuit of viable space launch technology." Tehran says it plans to carry out two more launches of its domestically-developed hybrid-propellant satellite carrier rocket called Zoljanah.

Pakistani FM: Nation should learn from Iran how to cope with sanctions

Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has hailed Iran’s resistance against problems and its push to advance its economic objectives, saying Pakistan should learn from Iran how to counter the sanctions.

Top Iranian general urges armed forces to be ready for future wars

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri has called for planning and preparedness of the armed forces proportionate to future warfare and operations.

Former IRGC chief: Iran’s blows to Israel have increased multi-fold

The former commander in chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has said the country’s blows to the Israeli regime have increased multi-fold and are continuing.

Grossi: Iran nuclear talks at ‘impasse’

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency has claimed that the negotiations between Iran and the P4+1 on revival of the 2015 nuclear deal have hit an impasse.

Leader: Closer Iran-Turkmenistan ties serve interests of both nations

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has emphasized Tehran’s policy of broadening ties with neighbors, saying closer relations between Iran and Turkmenistan will serve the interests of both neighborly nations.

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