Rahmat Hajimineh, an Iranian university professor, believes that the ongoing conflict and tension in the Caucasus can prepare the grounds for such terrorist groups as Daesh (ISIL) to recruit new militants and continue their operations throughout the Middle East and beyond, because radical and extremist forces these days are taking advantage of instability in different parts of the world in a bid to survive and protect themselves.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan talked by phone with his Armenian and Azeri counterparts on Sunday, calling on the two sides to show restraint and settle disputes on the Nagorno-Karabakh region via peaceful negotiations.
As tensions between Caucasian states Azerbaijan and Armenia have been running high with dozens of soldiers from both sides killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Iran called on its northern neighbors to show restraint and immediately halt the bloody clashes.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for closer cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad in various fields, including the fight against terrorism.
The Indian government is reportedly determined to seal a deal with Tehran on laying a direct undersea gas pipeline from Iran to India.
Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Organization said that restoring peace, stability, and security to Afghanistan can be achieved by global economic cooperation.
Moscow in the strongest terms condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Syria, which killed more than 130 people, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday.
The General Command of the Syrian Army and Armed Forces called on the gunmen in Daraa district in the eastern province of Aleppo to lay down their arms to have their legal status settled.
Iran and Japan have signed an investment agreement in a bid to boost economic cooperation after the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions against Tehran.
Iran Football Federation Vice President Mehdi Taj said the Iranian teams will withdraw from AFC Champions League if the confederation change the venues of Iran and Saudi Arabian teams matches.
Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that Iranian government and nation have been seeking expansion of relations with independent and reliable states such as China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, the first head of state visiting Iran since sanctions were lifted on Tehran, is poised to sign letters of intent with the Islamic Republic for a new chapter in strategic economic cooperation.
Iran has strongly condemned the recent string of deadly explosions that rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, saying the perpetrators of the “inhumane” act must be brought to justice.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic has so far exercised patience with regard to negative measures adopted by Saudi Arabia as Riyadh steps up its hostile policies against Tehran.
Iran favors a secure, stable and united Afghanistan, President Rouhani told the visiting Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah.
An investigation has been launched to determine to which country the helicopters belong, an Afghan senator said.
The Japanese PM has praised the nuclear agreement clinched between Iran and P5+1 and emphasized the significance of its proper implementation.
The armed forces of Iran and China should work toward strengthening cooperation in all areas of common interest, the Iranian Air Force commander told his Chinese counterpart.