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1/18/2017   --   12:30 PM
FM confers with Swiss counterpart in Davos

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter on the sidelines of World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

1/18/2017   --   12:28 PM
Zarif, Mogherini review regional-global developments

Politics - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred on Wednesday with EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on regional and global developments.

1/14/2017   --   12:52 PM
Iran, Syria deputy FMs discuss Astana talks on Syria

Politics - Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad, in a phone conversation on Saturday, discussed the upcoming intra-Syrian talks in Astana.

1/11/2017   --   10:56 AM
Diplomat: Iran to Enrich More Nuclear Material with New Plan

Politics - A diplomat denied reports that a clean-up plan at the Natanz facility will bring Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium below a cap mentioned in a nuclear agreement with world powers, saying residue from the process will be exempted from the 300-kg limit on Iran’s enriched uranium.

1/11/2017   --   10:50 AM
Larijani, Malian president of National Assembly meet in Tehran

Politics - Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani held talks here Wednesday with the visiting Malian President of National Assembly Issaka Sidibé on issues of mutual interest.

1/3/2017   --   8:25 PM
No phone talks between Iranian, Russian FMs

Politics - Foreign Ministry's Media Diplomacy Center on Tuesday ruled out 'unauthenticated and invalid' reports that Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had held phone talks.

1/3/2017   --   8:23 PM
Larijani: Majlis supports Iraq stability, security

Politics - Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that Iranian Majlis (parliament) welcomes any move for restoration of stability and security in Iraq.

1/3/2017   --   8:20 PM
Gov't main approach aims to restore economic stability, social trust

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that his administration's main approach aims to restore social trust and economic stability.

1/2/2017   --   12:34 PM
Foreign Ministry to launch economic information bank

Politics - Deputy Foreign Minister said that the economic information bank of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to be launched by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2017).

1/2/2017   --   12:33 PM
Syrian FM's visit to Iran for further coordination: Spokesman

Politics - pokesman for the Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem visit to Iran was for further coordination prior to the Astana talks on the Syrian crisis.

1/2/2017   --   12:28 PM
Foreign Ministry rules out other parties' involvement in Syria

Politics - The issue of other parties lining up with Iran, Russia and Turkey to address the crisis in Syria is so far out of question, says Iran's foreign ministry spokesman.

12/30/2016   --   6:07 PM
South Korea to construct shipyard in Iran

Politics - Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Company said it has signed an agreement with an Iranian state-run agency to cooperate in the development of a shipyard in Iran.

12/30/2016   --   6:06 PM
How to handle the enabling conditions for extremism and terrorism

Politics - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has elaborated on the issue of extremism and terrorism contaminating the present world and suggested ways to struggle with the evil phenomenon.

12/30/2016   --   6:05 PM
FM: Ceasefire in Syria a major achievement

Politics - Ceasefire in Syria is a major achievement, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

12/28/2016   --   7:44 PM
Foreign ministry provides Iranian expatriates with diplomatic protection

Politics - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that Foreign Ministry provides Iranian nationals residing abroad such as students, cultural figures and businessmen with diplomatic protection.

12/28/2016   --   7:37 PM
Rouhani congratulates Italian prime minister on appointment to post

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Italian newly-appointed Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni congratulating him on taking office.

12/28/2016   --   8:37 AM
Selling 70 tons of heavy water barometer of Iran's nuclear capabilities: Senior MP

Economy - Iran's selling of 70 tons of heavy water in the global markets sets a reliable benchmark for the country's nuclear capabilities, says the head of the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security in the Parliament.

12/24/2016   --   8:11 PM
Airbus deal an end to oldest anti-Iran sanction: Senior diplomat

Politics - Iran's Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad said Iran's contract with Airbus for purchase of 100 passenger planes put an end to the most prolonged sanction against the country.

12/24/2016   --   8:09 PM
Iran welcomes UN resolution in line with demands of Palestinians

Politics - Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Saturday welcomed Resolution of the United Nations Security Council demanding Tel Aviv to stop construction of jewish settlements on Palestinian territories, saying that Iran backs demands of Palestinians.

12/24/2016   --   8:08 PM
Rouhani say Merry Christmas to Pope Francis

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani in a message congratulated Pope Francis, leader of the world Catholics and all Christians on birth anniversary of Prophet of peace and justice and messenger of friendship and brotherhood, the Jesus Christ (PBUH).

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