Trump Went to Saudi Arabia Like A Peddler, Iranian Official Says
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A ranking Iranian official and former foreign minister likened the US president’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia for signing a big arms deal to a trip by a peddler, saying such close partnership between Riyadh and Washington is the very embodiment of American Islam.
Iran Raps Manchester Terrorist Attack
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned a suicide bomb attack in England’s Manchester that killed at least 22 people at a concert, calling for joint action against violence and terrorism originating from extremist and Takfiri ideologies.
Iranian, Turkish Diplomats Discuss Syria Crisis, Regional Conflicts
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and Turkey in a meeting in Tehran discussed the latest developments in the region and weighed plans for settling a crisis that has beset Syria for more than six years by contributing to the Astana peace talks.
Iran Urges Stronger French Role in JCPOA Implementation
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on France to play a more active role in the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a nuclear agreement between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany).
Iran’s President Advises Saudi Arabia to Gain Power Through Ballot Boxes
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who won a second term in Friday’s election recommended the Saudi kingdom to think of boosting its national power by holding democratic elections instead of spending billions of dollars on arms purchases.
Iran’s Shamkhani Due in Moscow Tomorrow
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani plans to start his official visit to the Russian Federation on Tuesday to take part in an international security conference due to be held in Moscow.
Iran’s Assembly of Experts: High Turnout in Polls Crushing Response to Enemies
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Assembly of Experts, a high-ranking body in Iran electing the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, hailed the massive presence of the people in the recent elections as “a crushing response to the hostile enemies” of the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Parliamentary Commission to Vote on 2nd Biannual Report on JCPOA Implementation
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission plans to study the second biannual report on the implementation of the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers, known as JCPOA, the commission’s vice-chairman said.
Iranians Show Companionship with Establishment, Velayati Says after High Turnout in Election
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati praised the country’s people for their massive participation in Friday elections and said the nation proved its companionship with the Islamic Republic.
Spokesman Hits Back at Trump for Anti-Iran Comments
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman slammed as “interfering, repetitious and baseless” the recent allegations that US President Donald Trump made against Tehran in a Saudi visit, describing the US policy of fomenting Iranophobia as a tactic to sell more arms to the regional states.
Turkish Diplomat: Iran Presidential Election A Glorious Show of Democracy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Turkish deputy foreign minister congratulated Iran on holding a successful and democratic presidential election, describing the high turnout as a testimony to the significance that Iranians attach to the future of their country.
Trump Vilifying Iran to Milk Saudis: FM Zarif
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said US President Donald Trump is cozying up to Saudis and vilifying Iran in order to “milk” the kingdom for all it is worth.
Iran Condemns Court Ruling against Top Bahraini Cleric
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday denounced a court ruling sentencing the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shiite majority Sheikh Isa Qassim to one year in jail, warning the Manama regime that intensified policing policy would only complicate the situation further in the kingdom.
Iran’s FM Urges Trump to Talk with Saudis on How to Avoid Another 9/11
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday called on US President Donald Trump, who is currently on an official visit to Riyadh, to enter into dialogue with his Saudi hosts on how to prevent another 9/11 terrorist attack.
Iranian Speaker Calls on President to Prioritize People’s Demands
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani offered his congratulations to President Hassan Rouhani over his re-election and urged him to put addressing the people’s demands top on his agenda.
Time to Meet Popular Demands: Mayor of Tehran Says after Presidential Vote
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The time has come to satisfy popular demands with the conclusion of the presidential election, said Mayor of Tehran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf who withdrew from Iran’s presidential race and ended a campaign that focused on criticism of President Hassan Rouhani.
High Turnout in Polls Proves Iranians’ Fondness for Islamic Establishment: Velayati
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati praised the people’s massive presence in the country’s recent elections and said the more than 70-percent participation proved that Iranians are still interested in their Islamic Revolution.
Iraq's Ammar Hakim Calls for 5-Nation Regional Summit
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leader of Iraq's National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim called for a regional summit with the participation of Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Egypt.
Foreign Officials Congratulate Iran’s President on Election Win
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Leaders and senior diplomats from around the world sent congratulatory messages to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his reelection.
Regional Leaders Congratulate President Rouhani’s Reelection
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – As Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani emerged victorious in the Friday’s presidential election and secured a second term by winning an absolute majority of the votes, congratulatory messages poured in from leaders of the regional countries and neighbors.