Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari in a phone talk discussed the latest developments in the region, specially the recent terrorist operations in Iraq.
Commander of Iran's basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi condemned the crimes committed by Takfiri and Salafi groups in different regional states, specially in Syria and Iraq, and said these groups which are supported by the US have scratched the beautiful face of Islam.
Iranˈs Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) chief Ali Shamkhani said the growing presence of the terrorists affiliated to Daesh group in Iraq is a threat to the whole region.
Iraqi Shiite Grand Ayatollah has called for unity among all of the country’s political and army factions against the terrorist DAESH.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has issued a state of emergency throughout the country, after Iraq’s oil-rich city of Mosul fell to the hands of a radical militants group.
Turkish president has received Iran’s Hassan Rouhani who is visiting the country.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has emphasized the need for the further expansion of bilateral ties with neighboring Turkey, saying Tehran-Ankara relations are significant for the entire Middle East.
Following the horrifying acts of savagery, in Iraq and Syria, by ISIL, Iranian Sunni scholars denounce the terrorist grouping as a Western creation, urging all Muslims to form a united front against it.
Iran’s President has extended his congratulations to Syria's President on his landslide victory on June 3 presidential election.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian felicitated the Syrian government and nation on the successful holding of the presidential election in that country, and said that the people of the Muslim country voted no to terrorism in there.