Iran

Regional Issues; Pakistani FM to Visit Iran Today

On the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will visit Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss regional developments

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Iran Not Seek War after Firing Retaliatory Missiles at US Bases in Iraq

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps has fired more than a dozen rockets at two Iraqi military bases housing US troops, stressing that it does not seek escalation or war. There are no immediate reports of casualties

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Iran-US Tensions to Hit Afghan Peace Process: FM Qureshi

The Pakistani FM Qureshi said Monday in the country’s upper house that Iran-US tensions could hit Afghan peace process. Mr Qureshi also during a telephonic conversation with his Kuwaiti Counterpart discussed peace and stability in the region

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Reflection of Soleimani’s Martyrdom in Political and Social Spheres of Afghanistan

The martyrdom of Qasem Soleimani commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds Force has received world reactions. In Afghanistan, politicians and social media users reacted against his death as well

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President Ghani Meets Iran’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan

President M. Ashraf Ghani met Iran’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian and discussed expansion of relations between the two countries as well as the Afghan peace process

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Iran’s ambassador in Kabul:

Iran Supports Afghan Election Process

The ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kabul says that his country supports election process in Afghanistan, and that the 2019 elections had fewer problems than the 2014 elections

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Iran’s Embassy in Kabul:

Holding Election means Commitment to Afghanistan’s 18-year Achievements

On the wake of holding Afghan presidential elections, the Iranian Embassy in Kabul expressed hope in a statement that this election will boost political stability in Afghanistan, saying that it is a step towards adhering to 18-year achievements

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Tensions in Persian Gulf; IRGC Seized a Tanker

Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said Thursday they had detained a foreign oil tanker with 12 crew onboard accused of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf

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Ashraf Ghani Meets Iranian President on Margins of SCO Summit

Mohammad Ashraf Ghani thanked the Iranian president for his country’s readiness to cooperate in the Afghan peace process, saying that coordination and coherence of all countries are needed in this regard

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EU Fully Backs up Iran Nuclear Deal: Mogherini

The European Union fully supports the international nuclear accord with Iran and wants rival powers to avoid any further escalation over the issue, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday, according to reports

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