To the Volleyball Nations League, where Iran have powered past the hosts, Italy, 3 sets to 1.
President Hassan Rouhani hailed the age-old political relations and friendship with Italy as a good basis for developing cooperation between the two states in various fields.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised Pope Francis for adopting constructive stances in support of Palestine and against the unilateral sanctions imposed by the US on Iran.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for plans to remove the obstacles to cooperation with Italy and pave the way for a new era of economic interaction between the two countries.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio in Rome to discuss the expansion of mutual ties and international cooperation in areas of common interest.
Dock workers in western Italy have reportedly planned to withhold their cooperation with a weapon shipment process aimed at further armament of the Israeli regime amid its bloodletting in the Gaza Strip.
Five boats carrying hundreds of migrants landed in Lampedusa after being intercepted by Italian authorities off the coast of the Mediterranean island, ANSA news agency reported on Sunday.
Muslims across Italy have virtually observed and taken part in the International Quds Day.
New protests have been held in Italy's capital Rome as tens of thousands of workers fear losing their occupation. More than 500,000 jobs have been lost in Italy since the start of the pandemic last year.
Italian police have arrested a man on charges of providing weapons to the perpetrator of a 2016 terrorist attack that claimed dozens of lives in the southern French city of Nice.