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Zarif calls for fight against terrorism, extremism

Zarif calls for fight against terrorism, extremism

Zarif made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Speaker of Kyrgyzstan's parliament Chynybai Tursunbekov in Tehran on Wednesday. Kyrgyzstan is among our good friends and the relations between the two countries have always been very promising, Zarif said.Referring to the common dangers threatening all at this juncture, the Iranian …

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Iran, Brazil defense ministers meet after 40 years

Iran, Brazil defense ministers meet after 40 years

The meeting between the two ministers occurred on the sidelines of Moscow meeting named “Moscow International Security” on Wednesday. Iran’s Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaee was also present in the meeting where the two sides examined expansion of mutual, regional and global cooperation. The meeting held between the two ministers …

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Iran presidential polls; An overview

Iran presidential polls; An overview

Top on Iran’s executive body is the President elected by the people’s vote to represent will of the people who have appointed him to the office to run the country for a four-year term.Similar to those representing people at Iran’s Parliament, Assembly of Experts and the Islamic City and Village …

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Former media official released from jail

Former media official released from jail

Speaking to IRNA, Mohebbi said that Saharkhiz was released on Tuesday after finishing his term in prison. Saharkhiz, whose file is known as Iran’s first file of political crime, is charged with insulting one of the heads of the three branches of government. Iran’s Parliament passed political crime bill last …

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Putin's envoy to meet SNSC's secretary on Thursday

Putin's envoy to meet SNSC's secretary on Thursday

SNSC Secretariat announced that Vladimir Putin’s special envoy Alexander Lavrentiev is due to meet Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of SNSC on Thursday to further the joint political, military, and security initiatives. Lavrentiev will reflect President Putin’s viewpoints on new regional developments, new exigencies in developing all-out collaborations to fight terrorism …

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Iran’s presidential elections to be held in 103 countries

Iran’s presidential elections to be held in 103 countries

Talking to reporters, Iranian deputy foreign minister for consular, parliamentary and Iranian affairs Hassan Qashqhavi said over 2.5 Iranians living abroad are eligible to cast their voted. Qhashqavi, who also heads the Supervisory Body Overseeing Iran's Presidential Election Abroad, said 279 polling stations will be open for the elections. “We …

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Iran, Serbia, Venezuela defense ministers meet in Moscow

Iran, Serbia, Venezuela defense ministers meet in Moscow

The meetings were held on the sidelines of the 6th Conference on International Security currently underway in Moscow. Dehqan and his Serbian counterpart Zoran Djordjevic reviewed the latest regional and international developments. The two ministers also called for reinforcement of military cooperation between Iran and Serbia. Meanwhile, Dehqan and his …

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Iranian, Indian defense ministers stress fight on terrorism

Iranian, Indian defense ministers stress fight on terrorism

The Iranian Minister of Defense Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan, and his Indian counterpart Arun Jaitley, talked on regional and international issues on the sidelines of the 6th Conference on International Security.Referring to the common cultural points between Iran and India, and geopolitical and geostrategic importance of the two countries, Dehqan …

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Diplomacy between Iran, Arab nations showing positive signs

Diplomacy between Iran, Arab nations showing positive signs

These events took place as high tensions and security conditions have dominated the Persian Gulf while next month’s presidential election has influenced Iran’s political atmosphere.The first event pertains to breaking an impasse between Tehran and Riyadh over dispatching Iranian pilgrims to this year’s hajj rituals.The second one revolves around diplomatic …

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