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Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) says Syria has launched an investigation into the US warplanes’ harassment of a Beirut-bound Iranian airliner in the Syrian airspace.
A senior Iranian official says the harassment of an Iranian passenger plane by US warplanes in the Syrian airspace was an “unwise” move which shows Washington’s weakness and desperation.
The Iranian president has dismissed as “air terrorism” the US jet fighters’ harassment of an Iranian airliner in the Syrian airspace which endangered the lives of its passengers.
The Iranian government spokesman says Tehran will not stand idly by and watch the United States’ “unjustifiable provocations.”
Tehran has pledged that it will take necessary action to make Washington regret the recent harassment of an Iranian passenger plane by two US fighter jets.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic has no intention of retaliating in kind for the harassment of an Iranian airliner by two US warplanes in Syrian airspace.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has strongly condemned the adventurist and dangerous move by US jet fighters against Mahan Air's Beirut-bound passenger plane, saying Tehran will not leave any hostile move unanswered.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the international community to stop the US' lawlessness, the latest case of which was witnessed in the harassment of Iran's Beirut-bound civilian flight, before it causes a huge disaster.
Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami says the recent dangerous and aggressive maneuvering by two US warplanes close to an Iranian airliner over Syria was an “act of terror”.
Iranian Minister of Culture Seyyed Abbas Salehi has described the US jet fighters’ interception of an Iranian passenger plane over the Syrian airspace as the latest instance of Washington’s “state-sponsored terrorism”.
Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Laya Joneidi says the US jet fighters’ harassment of an Iranian passenger plane over the Syrian airspace was a violation of the international law, and can be legally pursued at international tribunals.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says Tehran is investigating the details of the Thursday night's incident involving a Beirut-bound Mahan Air flight.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the flight recorder of a Ukrainian passenger plane shot down by mistake near Tehran in January has been taken to France for analysis.
An official at Iran Civil Aviation Organization says the international airlines’ decision to resume and increase their Iran-bound flights in defiance of a recent warning from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) about flying above Iran is a clear sign of the Iranian airspace safety.
Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the United States “deliberately” shot down the Airbus A300-B2 plane belonging to Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air in 1988, which killed all the 290 on board.
Iran’s defence minister says more than 70% of helicopter and airplane parts are currently produced inside the country even though Iran is not among the countries that manufacture aircraft.
Iran has expressed deep regret over the crash of a passenger plane in Pakistan, which killed dozens of passengers.
The Defence Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran has made mass delivery of new combat and surveillance drones, including a jet-powered multipurpose UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle).
Iran’s flag-carrier airline Homa, also known as Iran Air, says all its flights to Europe has been suspended until further notice over restrictions imposed by European countries.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States must give Tehran the means and equipment required for extracting data from the black box of the Ukrainian plane which was accidentally shot down in Tehran last month.
An Israeli airstrike, carried out as Syria troops were liberating the terrorist-held town of Saraqib in northwestern Idlib province, has endangered a civilian flight carrying 172 passengers, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.