Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, and Colonel General Sherali Mirzo, the defense minister of Tajikistan, met last week (April 6 and 8) in Tehran, where they inter alia signed an agreement on creating a joint military defense committee
In the meeting, Shamkhani explained the causes of instability in the region and called the United States the biggest cause of insecurity and organized terrorism in the region.
Chief of the General Staff of the Armenia’s Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Artak Davtyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Abbas Badakhshan Zohouri and Military Attaché of the Embassy, Colonel Bahman Sadeghin.
Tehran won’t agree to stop its 20 percent uranium-enrichment work before the United States lifts all sanctions, state television quoted an unnamed official as saying, after a U.S. media report said Washington would offer a new proposal for talks to resolve the standoff over Iran’s nuclear program.
Ahmad Obali may not be a household name in Israel, but in Iran, especially among its large Azeri minority which constitutes about a third of the Islamic Republic’s population, he is regarded as a prominent voice for over 30 million people.
Iranian Ambassador to Brasilia Hossein Gharibi on Wednesday pointed to the agreement of the Federal Senate of Brazil with the formation of Friendship Group with Iran and said the parliament and senate friendship groups are two powerful arms for expanding the existing 118-yearlong ties between the two countries of Iran and Brazil, Trend reports citing Mehr.
The naval force of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has unveiled a new subterranean “missile city”, amid tensions with the US in the Persian Gulf.
About 10 Russian companies and organizations found themselves under American sanctions for cooperation with Iran, Dmitry Kiku, Deputy Head of the Department for Control over External Restrictions of the Finance Ministry, stated during a discussion at the Valdai Club.
The Islamic Republic of Iran will soon unveil a new military vehicle, a hovercraft, according to Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi. The country’s navy will get the first deliveries of the new amphibious vehicle after 21 March, when the Iranian new year starts.
In a further move away from the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, Iran has started enriching uranium with a third cascade, or cluster, of advanced IR-2m centrifuges at its underground plant at Natanz, Reuters reported on March 8, citing a report by the UN nuclear watchdog.
Iran’s persecution of political dissidents has been well documented. But the popular conception of the “Iranian people” tends to privilege the grievances of Shiite Muslims and Persian speakers over those of ethnic minorities