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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 Vows Support for Afghan Peace Process

Iran Vows Support for Afghan Peace Process

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has met Afghan President’s Special Envoy and Senior Adviser in Reconciliation Affairs, Mohammad Omar Daudzai.

Iran FM, Ghani’s Envoy Discuss Afghanistan Peace

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammd Javad Zarif and Afghan President's Special Envoy Mohammad Omar Daudzai have sat for talks in Tehran on the peace process in Afghanistan.

Iran Urges Muslim World to Unite against Islamophobia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on Islamic countries to join hands and find the “overt and covert” sponsors of such terrorist attacks as the one against Muslims in New Zealand.

Iran FM Urges OIC to Hold Emergency Meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has strongly condemned a Friday terrorist attack on Muslim worshippers in New Zealand, calling on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to hold an emergency session on the carnage.  

West Must Stop Supporting Islamophobia: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blamed the Western countries’ support of Islamophobia for the recent deadly attack on Muslim worshippers in New Zealand.

Iran Strongly Condemns New Zealand Terror Attacks

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch, which left several Muslim people from various countries martyred and wounded.

IRGC Holds Large-Scale Drone Drills over Persian Gulf

Squadrons of unmanned aerial vehicles flown by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps attended a large-scale war game over the Persian Gulf on Thursday to practice an assault operation.

US, Israel Doing All in Their Power to Counter Iran: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warns that the US and the Israeli regime have been doing all in their power to advance their hostile campaign against the Iranian nation, calling for “maximum mobilization” in the face of enemy threats.
Bahram Qassemi

‘US Biggest Violator of Iranian Nation’s Human Rights’

Iran has dismissed the US State Department’s annual human rights report, describing the US administration as the biggest violator of the Iranian people’s human rights.

US Officials Fabricate Accusations to Keep West Asia Tense: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says US officials make fabricated and unreal claims and accusations to maintain the status quo in West Asia and keep it a tense region struggling with numerous and complicated and seemingly unresolvable crises.

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