Iran, Algeria vow to expand media cooperation

Managing Director of the Islamic Republic News Agency Zia Hashemi said on Tuesday that IRNA is ready to broaden media cooperation with Algeria in the lights of its economic, cultural and political capabilities, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Pretoria Seeks OFAC License to Work with Iran

South African’s ambassador to Iran has said his country is negotiating with the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the US Treasury Department to get a license for South African banks to work with their Iranian peers, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Zarif receives new envoys of Chile, Poland, Ghana

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif received new ambassadors of Chile, Ghana and Poland on Sunday, AVA Diplomatic reports. Polish envoy Jarosław Domański, Ghana ambassador Alhaji Sayuti Yahaya Iddi and Chile envoy Ignacio Llanos Mancilla in separate meetings with Zarif submitted a copy of their credentials. Ignacio Llanos Mancilla is the first ambassador of Chile to Tehran after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. During the meeting with Chile envoy, Zarif stressed on reinforcing political ties between two countries and maintaining cooperation between the two countries’ private sectors. He also called for finding new ways to boost relations in economic, trade, banking, political and parliamentary fields. Read More »

US provides protection for terrorist leaders

Parliament Speaker Special Aide on International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with Algerian ambassador to Iran and said “instead of seriously combating terrorists, the US has relocated some of their leaders in Syria and Iraq and has provided protection for them.”, AVA Diplomatic reports. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with Algerian Ambassador to Iran Abdol-Monem Ahriz in Tehran. Amir-Abdollahian referred to the growing political and parliamentary relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Algeria, and the regional transformations and the victories in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon achieved against ISIL and terrorists, saying “unfortunately, instead of seriously combating terrorists, the US has relocated some terrorist leaders in Syria ... Read More »