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Iran, China to Enhance Military Relations: Top Iranian General

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TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said that Iran and China will witness “profound development” in their military relations, Iran Front Page reported Friday. General Baqeri, who is in China on a three-day visit, told reporters that Tehran and Beijing will …

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Russia Welcomes Taliban’s Statement on Talks With US

Russia Welcomes Taliban’s Statement on Talks With US

MOSCOW – Russia welcomed the statement by Taliban regarding the continuation of peace talks with the United States. Maria Zakharova, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia said on Thursday, “We welcome the Taliban Movement’s statement on readiness to continue dialogue with the US.” Zakharova further said, …

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US Defense Chief Signals Iran ‘Inching’ Could Lead Toward Talks

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WASHINGTON – US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has hinted that Iran might be nearer to an opportunity for new talks despite Tehran’s latest move away from adherence to international curbs on its nuclear activities, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Friday. The statement came hours after Tehran told the European Union …

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Russia Favors a ‘Peaceful’ Afghanistan: Russian Envoy

Russia Favors a ‘Peaceful’ Afghanistan, Russian Envoy

MOSCOW – Russia favors a ‘peaceful’ Afghanistan, the nation’s UN ambassador said Tuesday about a potential settlement between the Afghan government and Taliban to solve the country’s long-standing conflict. Vassily Nebenzia, while assuming the UN Security Council presidency in a news conference that Moscow had ‘quite helpful and productive’ consultations …

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Russia Interested in Buying a Drone from Iran: Iranian General

Iran

TEHRAN – An Iranian military official said Russia was interested in buying made in Iran drones, Iran’s front Page reported. In a speech on the sidelines of the International Aviation and Space Exhibition in Russia (MAKS 2019), the Director of the Brigadier General of the Aeronautical Industry Organization (AIO) of …

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“White House Discourse Encouraging Terrorism Growth in the World”

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TEHRAN – An Iranian parliamentary official, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, censured the US for its continued meddling in Middle East region, saying the bellicose discourse dominating the White House is encouraging the spread of terrorism in the world, Mehr News Agency reported Wednesday. “The US continues its provocative and meddling measures in …

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Trump Wants the US to Buy Greenland

Greenland

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether his government can purchase the giant, ice-smothered island of Greenland, two people with direct knowledge of the directive said, Brisbane Times reported Friday. The presidential request has bewildered aides, some of whom continue to believe it isn’t …

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