Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman condemned unfounded and hackneyed accusations levelled against Tehran in the text of a statement issued at a meeting of heads of state of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh has warned the US and Israel that Tehran is closely monitoring their movements in the region, particularly the plots to create tensions in Iraq, and will respond seriously and directly when it comes to its national interests.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the South Korean vessel has been seized because it was polluting the water.
Iran has seized a South-Korean-flagged chemical tanker in its southern waters over "chemical pollution" of the Persian Gulf, informed sources say.
Chief-Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami has paid a visit to the IRGC’s military base and facilities in Abu Musa Island as tensions with the US escalate.
Iran’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) in New York has warned against the United States’ “military adventurism” and recent provocative moves in the Persian Gulf region, at a time that the administration of lame duck US President Donald Trump nears its final days.
A senior military advisor to Iran's Islamic Revolution Leader has warned US President Donald Trump about any act of aggression against Iran, saying all American bases in the region are within range of Iranian missiles.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has held talks with top Qatari officials in a visit to Doha amid reports of the US deployment of several bombers and other advanced military equipment in the region.
The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says the country welcomes a political settlement of tensions in the Persian Gulf region, including the row between Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the US naval forces are acting with more respect towards Iran after receiving the Iranian military’s message.