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‘Iran Will Ask No One’s Permission to Maintain Ties with Iraq’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has denounced the meddlesome remarks made by an American official on mutual ties between Iran and Iraq, saying the Islamic Republic will never ask for any country’s permission to maintain its ties with its neighbour.

Parliaments of Iran, Iraq Key to Promotion of Ties: Rouhani

The Iranian president highlighted the significant role that the parliaments of Iran and Iraq play in strengthening bilateral relations, saying the governments of both neighbors are determined to enhance ties in various fields.

US Incapable of Driving Wedge between Iran, Iraq: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US can never drive a wedge between the two neighbouring nations of Iran and Iraq.

Iranian, Iraqi Pilgrims to Get Visas Free of Charge as of April

Visas for visiting Iraq and Iran will be issued free of charge for Iranian and Iraqi pilgrims and tourists as of early April, 2019.

Rouhani May Visit Syria in Near Future: Envoy

Iran’s Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi said President Hassan Rouhani may make an official visit to Damascus in the near future to hold talks with senior officials of the Arab country.

Iran, Syria Sign 18 Deals to Expand Business Ties

Iran and Syria have signed at least 18 deals as part of a larger plan to expand their trade ties amid the US unilateral sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Iranian, Iraqi Presidents Agree on Enhanced Trade Ties

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih have called for expansion of bilateral ties between the two neighbouring states in line with the interest of both nations.

Unlike Riyadh, Tehran Not after Tension in Region: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says unlike Riyadh, Tehran is not seeking tension with any neighbouring country, including Saudi Arabia.

Iran President in Iraq to Expand Mutual Trade to $20bn

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is currently on a historic visit to Iraq, says Tehran and Baghdad can easily raise their mutual trade to 20 billion dollars a year.

Iran Condemns ‘Barbaric’ Saudi Air Raid on Yemeni Civilians

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has strongly condemned a recent Saudi-led airstrike on Yemeni citizens in Talan village of Kushar district in Yemen's northwestern province of Hajjah.

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