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Iran Urges Further UN Intervention to End Yemen Plight

Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has held talks with UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths and his entourage in Tehran.

Iran to Give ‘Decisive Response’ to Israel, Envoy Tells UN Chief

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has warned about Israeli officials’ provocative and hawkish remarks, saying Tehran will give a decisive response to any Israeli threat.

Iran Says Will Press Saudi Arabia’s Hand If Extended

The Iranian foreign minister says Iran is prepared to press Saudi Arabia’s hand if the kingdom extends it to Tehran.
Iran Condemns Canada’s Human Rights Resolution

Cessation of US Arms Sales to Riyadh Could Help Settle Yemen Crisis: Iran  

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the US decision to stop supporting the Saudi war on Yemen may help settle the conflict.

Iran DM Blames Hegemonic Powers for Insecurity in West Asia

Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says hegemonic powers are the key contributors to terrorism and insecurity in West Asia.

Iran Opposed to Any Foreign Interference in Iraq’s Affairs: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has expressed Tehran’s opposition to any foreign interference in the international affairs of Iraq, describing it as detrimental to the whole region.

Expulsion of US Forces from Iraq Best Reaction to Soleimani Killing: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein that the US forces must be expelled from the Arab country in reaction to the assassination of Iranian anti-terror commander Qassem Soleimani and his Iraqi comrade Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.

Iraq’s Foreign Minister in Tehran for Talks

Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has arrived in the Iranian capital of Tehran for talks with high-ranking Iranian officials, the Arab country's foreign ministry announced.

Iran’s Zarif, Turkey’s Erdogan Discuss Bilateral Ties, Regional Issues

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Turkey for talks with Turkish officials, had a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Friday afternoon.

Iranian, Turkish Foreign Ministers Hold Talks in Istanbul

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Turkey on the fifth leg of his regional tour, held a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Istanbul on Friday morning.