Iran, Russia hold talks on regional issues


Iran, Russia hold talks on regional issues
  1. Iran, Russia hold talks on regional issues
    irna.ir
    Moscow, Sep 13, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a Wednesday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed bilateral ties and regional c…
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The Middle East conditions namely in Syria, Iraq and Persian Gulf and Iran, Russia cooperation in fighting terrorism were among topics discussed by both sides.The coincidence of the meeting with the sixth round of Astana peace talks on Syria crisis has increased the importance of these negotiations.Iran, Russia and Turkey are the initiators of the December 30, 2016 ceasefire in Syria. The three countries have also planned the first Astana Talks which were held in the capital city of Kazakhstan on January 23-24, 2017 and was attended by the Syrian government’s representatives as well as dissident groups.The second round of the Astana talks took place on February 15-16 with the participants agreeing to set up a ceasefire monitoring group assigned by Iran, Russia and Turkey, that would report to the United Nations.The third meeting involving the Iranian, Russian and Turkish and the UN delegations was held on March 14-15, while the US and Jordan participated as observers.In the fourth round of talks, the participating countries and warring sides agreed to create four de-escalation zones in Idlib Province, in northern parts of Homs, in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside and south of the country.Halting all wars, facilitation of humanitarian aids, reconstruction of infrastructure, provision of medical care and return of the refugees were stressed in the agreement.After the fifth round of talks on July 4, Moscow’s chief negotiator Aleksandr Lavrentev said a basic framework had been “essentially agreed” on in the latest negotiations, but some details “need finalizing.” Ultimately, there was no agreement at the end of the talks.Some Western and Arab countries, led by the US, caused scores of thousands of extremist terrorists, enjoying advanced weaponry and financial and intelligence support, to enter Syria 6 years ago, in order to bring down the Syrian government.The anti-Syrian actions created tens of terrorist groups that resulted in massacre and displacement of hundreds of thousands of innocent people in Syrian and Iraq, and also destruction of the two countries, but certain Western and Arab countries k…

  1. Canadian PM’s statement on Armenia’s Independence Day

    Armradio.am - Politics
    09.21 / 22:12 armradio.am
    Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of Armenia’s Independence Day: “Today, we join the people of Armenia and members of the Armenian community in Canada and around the world to celebrate the anniversary of Armenia’s independence. “Canada and the Republic of Armenia enjoy a dynamic and friendly relationship, built upon shared values of justice, democracy and freedom, people-to-people connections, and our collabo…
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    Armradio.am - Politics
    09.21 / 22:12 armradio.am
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    Tesfanews.net - Politics
    09.21 / 22:07 tesfanews.net
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    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 20:41 irna.ir
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    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 19:32 irna.ir
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    Jfjfp.com - Politics
    09.21 / 18:19 jfjfp.com
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    Topnews.ae - Politics
    09.21 / 18:07 topnews.ae
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    Topnews.ae - Politics
    09.21 / 18:07 topnews.ae
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    Topnews.ae - Politics
    09.21 / 18:07 topnews.ae
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    Topnews.ae - Politics
    09.21 / 18:07 topnews.ae
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    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 16:41 irna.ir
    Tehran, Sep 21, IRNA -- Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri voiced his satisfaction in the level of security in…
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    Egyptianstreets.com - Politics
    09.21 / 16:30 egyptianstreets.com
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  13. Iran, Holland discuss bilateral ties in New York

    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 16:08 irna.ir
    New York, Sep 21, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders held talks on bilateral ties and regional development in New York on T…
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    Egyptianstreets.com - Politics
    09.21 / 15:12 egyptianstreets.com
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    Jfjfp.com - Politics
    09.21 / 13:59 jfjfp.com
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  16. Pakistan slams ongoing violence against Myanmar Muslims

    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 13:20 irna.ir
    Islamabad, Sep 21, IRNA – The National Assembly of Pakistan has passed a resolution strongly condemning the ongoing violence and grave human rights violations against the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar, Pakistani media reported on T…
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    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 12:58 irna.ir
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    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 12:36 irna.ir
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  19. Speaker extends condolences to Mexican counterpart on earthquake

    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 12:24 irna.ir
    Tehran, Sep 21, IRNA – Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani in a message extended his condolences to Mexican parliament Speaker Jorge Carlos Ramirez Marin on the occasion of devasting earthquake on T…
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    Irna.ir - Politics
    09.21 / 12:12 irna.ir
    Tehran, Sep 10, IRNA – Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri congratulated the Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan on Armenia's Independence D…