The European Union will establish a mechanism to facilitate non-dollar transactions with Iran in the near future in an attempt to circumvent sanctions imposed by the United States against Tehran, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says.
Foreign Ministry spokesman of the Islamic republic of Iran has slammed “baseless” statements of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC), saying that the council has turned into a front for proclaiming the policies of some of its member states.
China has summoned the ambassador of the United States in Beijing to express its protest against the “extremely bad” arrest of a top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in Canada, calling on Washington to drop its extradition request.
A Republican US senator, often an ally of President Donald Trump, has echoed the president's derogatory remarks about Saudi Arabia's military capabilities, saying the Saudi military "can't fight [its way] out of a paper bag."
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says the United States is behind the ongoing humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen by providing arms and financial support for the aggressor states, which have been wreaking havoc in the war-torn country.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says under the current tumultuous conditions in the Middle East, dialogue and respect for international law are among the most important factors that pave the way for making the region strong.
Iran's Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari says 10 people have already been arrested in connection with the recent terrorist attack that took place in the southeastern port city of Chabahar.
The mayors of Iran’s Northern city of Gorgan and Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou signed a sisterhood agreement to broaden cooperation in various areas, including urban management and development.
Iranian naval forces plan to stage a large-scale drill in the Indian Ocean to boost and put on display the country’s military prowess, a senior commander says.
Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the United States seeks to engage Asian countries in wars and acts of terror with the purpose of exhausting their resources and hindering their progress.