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Iran Says Open to Any Initiative for Cooperation with Regional States

Tehran welcomes any initiative for dialogue and cooperation with regional countries, provided that they are not against any party, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

No Power Capable of Dividing Iran, Iraq: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says no power in the world can cause rift between the two neighbouring nations of Iran and Iraq.

Iran, Iraq Enjoy Exemplary Relations: Rouhani

Iran’s president has hailed the amicable relations between Tehran and Baghdad, saying that the two countries’ ties can set an example to the whole region.

Iran Raps Arab Quartet Committee’s ‘Invalid’Declaration

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has slammed the final declaration of the Arab Quartet Committee as invalid and unconstructive.

Syria Focus of Iran’s Talks with China, Russia, Germany in Tehran

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran's foreign minister in special political affairs, has held separate talks with delegations from China, Russia, and Germany in Tehran on the issue of Syria.

Iran President, Iraq Speaker Hold Friendly Meeting in Tehran

Iraq’s top parliamentarian holds talks with high-ranking Iranian officials on a wide range of issues, including ways to bolster bilateral relations, uproot terrorism and strengthen regional peace.

Iran FM, Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Discuss Bilateral Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi who is on an official visit to Tehran at the head of a delegation.

Iraqi Diplomat in Tehran ahead of Iran President’s Iraq Visit

Ahead of the historic visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Iraq, the Arab country’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, Nizar al-Khairallah, has held talks with his Iranian counterpart Morteza Sarmadi in Tehran.

UN to Rebuke Saudi’s Human Rights Violations for First Time

Saudi Arabia is to be censured for the first time at the UN Human Rights Council over its dark record of violating human rights, particularly for detention of women’s rights activists and the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

‘Tempted by Petrodollars, EU Taking Saudi Out of Terror Financing List’

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says European countries, enticed by Riyadh's petrodollars, are poised to exclude Saudi Arabia from the list of countries that finance terrorism.

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