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Ukrainian FM Due in Tehran for Strengthening Ties

Pavlo Klimkin, the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, will arrive in Tehran on Sunday May 29 for a two-day visit packed with various meetings with Iranian officials related to boosting bilateral relations and discussing regional issues.

Zarif Calls for ‘Tangible’ European Steps to Facilitate Banking Transactions

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the European parties to the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers to seriously address problems hindering foreign banks from trying to work with Iran.

Iran and Japan to Cooperate on Energy Efficiency

Iran’s Institute for International Energy Studies (IIES) and the Japan Cooperation Centre for the Middle East (JCCME) have agreed to cooperate on studying energy efficiency in Iran.

Iranian and Afghan Environment Chiefs Discuss Hamoun Lake Preservation

The chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) and the Director-General of Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) discussed issues related to Hamoun Lake preservation.

Iran and Lithuania Opt for Broadening of Bilateral Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Lithuanian counterpart Linas Linkevicius underlined the need for the expansion of mutual cooperation in different areas in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday May 28.

No Need for Iranian Military Presence in Iraq: General Soleimani

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force said that Iran will take action against terrorist groups in Iraq only if the country’s Marja (religious leadership) deems it necessary.

Pakistan Wants More Border Crossings with Iran

Pakistan commerce minister says establishment of more border crossings between Iran and Pakistan would help in boosting bilateral trade.

Iran and UK Sign Railway Transport MoU

Iran and Britain have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of rail transportation.

Saudi Arabia Worried by Iranian Success at Cannes 2016

A Saudi newspaper recently expressed its concerns over the success of Iranian cinema in prestigious film festivals, seeing Iranian actor Shahab Hosseini as being “more dangerous than” IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani.
Saeed Ohadi

No Deal Yet – Saudi Rejects Iran’s Hajj Conditions: Official

The Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, Saeed Ohadi, said Saudi Arabia has refused to accept Iran’s conditions on arrangements for Iranians to attend this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.

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