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Pakistan, EU Discuss Iran

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that he discussed Iran during his meeting with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, IRNA reported Monday. Addressing a joint press briefing after holding a meeting with EU policy chief in Islamabad on Monday, the minister said Iran being a …

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Pakistan Hands Over Four Border Guards Kidnapped in Iran

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has handed over four more Iranian border guards kidnapped by terrorists to Iranian authorities, IRNA said, citing Pakistan’s army statement. According to a statement issued by the Pakistani Press Public Relations (ISPR), the forces carried out the operation in Amori in Chaghai District, Baluchistan, about 3 to …

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Mike Pompeo in Kuwait will Sign “Several Agreements”

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WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Kuwait on Tuesday to sign security, defense and trade agreements, The National reported Wednesday. Khaled Al Jarallah, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, told the official Kuwaiti news agency, that he hopes the talks will help promote the strategic …

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Iran’s Kish Host 2019 World Health Summit Regional Meeting

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TEHRAN – The seventh World Health Summit Regional Meeting will be held on April 29-30 in Kish Island, located in the Persian Gulf, Mehr News Agency reported Tuesday. Organized by Tehran Medical University this year, the themes of the event will focus on health in uncertain situations, global health in …

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Iraq, Iran and Syria’s Military Chiefs to Hold Damascus Meeting on ‘Terrorism’

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BAGHDAD – Iraq’s defense ministry said on Monday that a military meeting between officials from Iran, Iraq and Syria will take place in Syria to strengthen security co-operation, The National reported Monday. The tripartite convention is expected to focus on countering terrorism and sustaining stability in the region, the ministry …

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93,000 Iranian Workers Without Pay During New Year

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TEHRAN – According to the Islamic Job Council Association of Iran Ten of thousands of Iranian workers will be jobless or months behind in their salary payments on the Persian New Year next week, NCRI reported Wednesday. Ali Khodai, deputy chair of the Council, said: “Salary compensations for 93,000 workers …

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Iran, E3 to Discuss INSTEX in Tehran Today

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TEHRAN – Tehran will be hosting on a fresh round of expert talks between Iranian experts and representatives from France, Germany, UK and EU about the implementation of the EU’s trade mechanism for Iran called INSTEX, Mehr News reported Tuesday. In this meeting, the latest status of the Instrument in …

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Iran President in Iraq to Expand Mutual Trade To $20bn

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TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is currently on a historic visit to Iraq, said Monday that Tehran and Baghdad can easily raise their mutual trade to 20 billion dollars a year. Rouhani made the comment in Tehran before leaving for Baghdad, which is his first visit to the …

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US Doubles Trade with Iran but Bans Europe, Asia: Germany

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BERLIN – While the US companies have doubled their trade volume with Iran, Washington continues to ban the European Union firms from doing business with the country, said a senior German official. The remarks were made in a tweet by Miguel Berger, the Director-General for Economic Affairs and Sustainable Development …

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US Urges UN to Toughen Iran’s Restrictions on Missile Testing

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NEW YORK – The United States on Thursday accused Iran of carrying out three missile launches in defiance of UN resolutions and urged the Security Council to “bring back tougher international restrictions” against Tehran, AFP reported Friday. In a letter to the council by AFP, US acting ambassador Jonathan Cohen …

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