Iran calls for joint mechanisms to counter unilateral sanctions
Making the remarks in a meeting with Igor Levitin, a senior aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Iran, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani on Tuesday warned that the unilateral sanctions system disrupts targeted countries' development and exacerbates regional and international crises.
Iran to get Russian Su-35 fighters soon
In an interview published by Tasnim news agency, Shahriar Heydari, a member of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, revealed that Iran had previously ordered the fighter jets, Xinhua news agency reported. The lawmaker noted that Iran has also ordered a number of defense and missile systems as well as helicopters, most of which will be soon delivered by Russia.
Iran summons British envoy to protest UK's interference in its internal affairs
The director general of the Western Europe Department of the Iranian Foreign Ministry delivered to Shercliff Iran's protest against the UK's "acts of sabotage against the Islamic republic of Iran's national security," the ministry said in a statement on its website, Xinhua News Agency reported.
Iranian Speaker holds Trump legally accountable for killing Soleimani
The "criminal act" of assassinating Soleimani was a "flagrant and absolute instance of state terrorism", Xinhua news agency quoted Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf as saying at the 13th session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Turkey on Monday.
Iran sees 'no problem' with building ties with Egypt
At a weekly press conference, Kanaani hailed the talks between the Iranian Foreign Minister and his Egyptian counterpart on the sidelines of a recent regional conference in Jordan's capital Amman as "positive", Xinhua news agency reported. More talks are being held to resolve consular issues between the two countries, he added.
Iran blacklists 60 US officials for top commander's assassination
In a televised interview ahead of the third anniversary of the assassination of Soleimani, the former commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, Amir-Abdollahian on Sunday said Iran is investigating the US assassination of the commander. He stressed that the Americans and Westerners, however, were throwing a wrench into Iran's efforts to pursue the case legally, although Tehran had taken necessary measures, Xinhua news agency reported.
Window for reviving nuclear deal not to open forever: Iranian FM
"The window for a nuclear agreement is open today, but ... if the other sides, especially the US, do not give up hypocrisy and the West does not act realistically," Amir-Abdollahian told IRNA in Muscat, capital of Oman, following meetings with Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and other senior officials on Wednesday. Tehran will resort to other alternatives if the West continues its hypocrisy and interference, the Iranian Foreign Minister added.
Window of negotiations to revive n-deal still open: Iran
At a weekly press conference, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani said "the agreement is within reach" if the Western sides demonstrate the necessary determination, Xinhua news agency reported citing IRNA.
Iran sends no military hardware in Russian-Ukrainian conflict: Spokesman
The remarks by Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani came in response to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's "repeated accusations" against Iran in his speech to the US Congress on Wednesday, said the Ministry in a statement on Thursday. "Iran has always respected the territorial integrity of all countries, including Ukraine," said Kanaani.
Europe's unilateral approach, interference 'unacceptable': Iran
Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a phone call with his Spanish counterpart Jose Manuel Albares, in which the two sides also discussed issues of common interest, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry's website on Thursday.Slamming the "incorrect" move by some Western states to expel Iran from the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), he added the action was an attempt to eliminate the opportunity for dialogue, Xinhua news agency reported.