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Iran becomes full SCO member

The Islamic Republic of Iran has become the ninth full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
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Iran Berates GCC Statement on Three Persian Gulf Islands

Tehran has reacted to Statement 149 of foreign ministers of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) regarding Iran’s ownership of three Persian Gulf islands.

France says Biden acted like Trump in submarine deal with Australia

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has accused US President Joe Biden of making an "unpredictable decision" like former US President Donald Trump "used to do" after he scrapped a $40 billion submarine defense deal that the European nation had signed with Australia.

Dutch FM steps down over Afghanistan crisis

Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag resigned on Thursday after she met fierce criticism in parliament over the handling of the Afghan crisis.

Putin: Iran’s membership in SCO to increase its authority

Moscow supports the start of Iran's Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) membership process, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, stating Tehran's accession will contribute to enhancing the organization's international authority.

Iran, Russia Discuss Situation in Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his opposite number from Russia Sergey have exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan.

China warns US-UK-Australia military pact undermines regional peace

China has slammed a new US military alliance with Australia and Britain, under which Canberra will acquire nuclear submarine technology, as an "extremely irresponsible" threat to regional stability.

Russia, Iran, China, Pakistan support natnl. Afghan reconciliation

The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, China and Pakistan held a four-way meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) summit to particularly reaffirm the importance of achieving national reconciliation in Afghanistan, Moscow said on Thursday.

Poll shows Biden’s standing among Americans continues to slide

Half of American adults in a new poll disapprove of US President President Joe Biden, marking the first time his approval has dipped into "negative territory" since taking office.

Iran President Meets Iranian Expats in Tajikistan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi has met with Iranian nationals residing in Tajikistan as part of the itinerary for day one of his trip to the country.