Zarif Urges PG States to Help Implement Hormuz Peace Endeavour

Iran’s foreign minister has, in an article written for the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai, called on regional countries to contribute to the implementation of the Hormuz Peace Endeavour (HOPE), an initiative put forward by President Hassan Rouhani.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan / Photo by EPA

What Does Erdogan Have in Mind?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has started his war on northern Syria a few weeks after unveiling his country’s new plan for the region with pictures and maps during the 74th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Syria Condemns Turkish Military Operation, Shelling Kills 4 Civilians

The Damascus government has condemned Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria as a blatant violation of the international law, as shelling from the Turkish army claimed its first civilian victims on Wednesday.

Iranian Speaker Cancels Istanbul Trip over Turkish Military Operation

Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani has cancelled a trip to Istanbul after Turkey launched a military operation in northeast Syria.

Turkish President Declares Beginning of Syria Incursion

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish military forces have officially started an operation in northern Syria against Kurdish militants.
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Iran Urges Turkey to Reconsider Decision to Invade Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Turkish government to reconsider its decision to launch an operation in northern Syria against Kurdish forces, saying the path Ankara has chosen won’t serve the region’s interests.

Iran Prepared for Talks If Saudis Stop Killing Civilians: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will be a companion of Saudi Arabia if the kingdom changes course and pursues regional issues at the negotiating table instead of “killing people.”

Vigilant Iraqis Not to Let Opportunists Cash in on Unrest: Zarif

Iran’s foreign minister says Iraqi people are vigilant enough to keep others from capitalizing on the current situation in the country.

Iran Says Pullout of US Troops from Syria ‘Long Overdue’

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has hailed the United States’ decision to withdraw its forces from Syria, saying the decision must have been taken much earlier.

Zarif Objects to Turkish Military Action in Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed opposition to Turkey’s plan for a military operation in northern Syria, stressing that the Arab country’s territorial integrity and national sovereignty must be respected.

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