Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has thanked China for joining hands with Iran to support the Syrian government, saying Beijing’s cooperation has been highly effective in forcing a defeat to terrorists operating in the country.
The military brass of Iran and China have exchanged views about ways to boost defense and military cooperation, joint fight against terrorism and efforts to help establish global peace and stability as well as the latest developments in the Middle East and across the world.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the country is prepared to develop its mutual cooperation with its south-eastern neighbour Pakistan, particularly under the country's new government.
Iran has strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks in the Afghan capital of Kabul, which killed and wounded tens of people including several journalists.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Mongolian Deputy Foreign Minister Batmunkh Battsetseg have discussed expansion of mutual cooperation in a meeting in Tehran.
India is allowing state refiners to import Iranian oil with Tehran arranging tankers and insurance after firms including the country’s top shipper Shipping Corp of India halted voyages to Iran due to US sanctions, sources said.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Pakistan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan as the first foreign diplomat visiting Islamabad after the election of the new premier.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi have sat for talks in Islamabad on a range of bilateral and regional issues, particularly the enhancement of border security.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Assad Qaiser, during his visit to the neighbouring country.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has left Tehran for Islamabad to hold talks with high-ranking Pakistani officials.