Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later today to take part in the two countries' joint economic cooperation commission meeting.
Iran will need 30,000 of its new generation centrifuges and more power plants to meet domestic fuel demands, its nuclear chief has said.
Senior Iranian Foreign Ministry officials said on Saturday Tehran remains insistent on its pick for the post of Ambassador to the United Nations and will resort to legal means to counter the US refusal to issue visa for Hamid Aboutalebi.
Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman deplored a recent report published by Britain’s foreign office on Iran as “recurring and spiteful”, saying it gives a quite one-sided account of the realities inside Iran.
Iranian Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi underlined that the country’s Armed Forces are fully prepared to respond to any possible threat against the Islamic Republic with firm and strong reaction.
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced that his ministry plans to design and build more state-of-the-art surface-to-surface missile systems in the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2014)
Ali Larijani called on the Pakistani officials to double their efforts to release the 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group in February and kept hostage despite the freedom of his other four colleagues.
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati and visiting New Zealander Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade Gerard van Bohemen discussed the latest developments in the region, and underlined the need for the exhaustion of all diplomatic capacities to end the 3-year-long bloodshed in Syria.
A prominent Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the European Parliament (EP) for intervening in Iran by passing a recent resolution which he slammed as being based upon European policies and interests.
A senior Iranian lawmaker said Friday that the Jaish-ul-Adl terrorist group has handed over the Iranian border guards it had abducted in February to the Islamic Republic’s liaison official in Pakistan, but noted that the number of the released soldiers is 4, not 5.
Afkham's remarks came after media reports said on Monday that Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi has accused Iran of supporting certain extremist groups in the Arab country.
Speaking to FNA on Tuesday, General Sharif pointed to Israel's unsuccessful test as well as the yesterday malfunctioning of Iron Dome, and said, "This showed that Iron Dome is not only unable to provide security for the (Israeli) occupiers, but the system itself poses a serious threat to the Zionists."
"Initially, Iran’s approach is to follow up the issue through legal channels and if no proper response is obtained, the terrorist group's hideout will be the next target and they will receive a severe and firm response,” Sobhani-Nia told reporters on Tuesday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has highlighted the importance of relations between Tehran and Caracas and called for increased bilateral cooperation.