| 2020 | January | 29

  • Top Pakistani religious leader calls for stronger regional ties with Iran

    Leader of Pakistan’s top shia party has advised Prime Minister Imran Khan to strengthen regional cooperation with the help of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Secretary General of Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jafri leading a party delegation said this during a meeting with the Prime Minister on Friday to discuss security situation…

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  • Russian diplomat slams US attempts to restore anti-Iran sanctions

    – Russian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov in a message condemned US attempts to restore sanctions against Iran, saying US act will bring about unprecedented conflict in the Security Council. The overwhelming majority of the UN Security Council members considered the US attempt to start the procedure for…

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  • Iran envoy: US’ unilateralism undermining UNSC authority

    Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi in a message referred to US violation of Iran deal and the UNSCR 2231 resolution, saying its unilateralism undermines UNSC authority. “US’s contempt for int’l law has reached a new low,” he added. US is in violation of JCPOA & UNSCR 2231; deliberately…

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  • Iranian ambassador hails China’s resistance against US bullying

    – Iranian ambassador to China Mohammad Keshavarzzadeh appreciated China’s standing up to US bullying in the United Nations Security Council to exert pressure on the Islamic Republic of Iran. Writing on his personal Twitter account on Saturday, Keshavarzzadeh said that China’s position was actually the rejection of US unilateral policies. His comments follow China’s opposition…

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  • Leader participates in Imam Hussein (AS) mourning ritual

    The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei participated in a mourning ceremony held on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shiite Imam Hussein on Thursday night. The ceremony marked the eve of the Tasua which falls on the 9th day of mourning month of Muharram. Every year, millions…

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  • US walks alone in Iran sanctions, EU goes other way

    The European Union remains committed to implementing the Iran nuclear deal as a matter of respecting international agreements and of the bloc’s shared international security, EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Spokesperson Peter Stano said. “The Iran nuclear deal, which was unanimously endorsed by the UN Security Council, is a key element of the global nuclear…

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  • COVID-19 kills 110 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    – Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 110 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours. The health ministry spokeswoman said that, with the 110 new deaths, the country’s total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 21,359. Some 1,905 new cases of infection with the…

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  • FM Zarif honors Imam Hussein’ great sacrifice

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message recalled great sacrifices of Imam Hussein (AS), saying it has established resistance in heats of his followers. “Since 680 CE, millions of Muslims have commemorated  martyrdom of Imam Hussein,” Zarif wrote in his Twitter account on Saturday. “Honoring his great sacrifice has ingrained resistance to tyranny…

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