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Zarif said respecting the territorial integrity and national unity of Syria should be top on the agenda of the Syria talks, adding “Non-interference in the internal affairs of Syria and combating terrorism and extremism,” must also be among common objectives of all participants in the negotiations if they really want to address the crisis in the Middle Eastern state.
The top Iranian diplomat further emphasized that the Islamic Republic has attended the negotiations to work for a solution to the conflict in Syria and hopes all others participants “are here for the same reason.”
Russian leaders, whose country is a top crude exporter, have already proposed to carry out oil trade operations in currencies other than the dollar, such as China’s yuan.
The death toll from a 7.5 magnitude earthquake which affected several South Asian countries has kept rising.
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter described elements of a revamped campaign strategy in Iraq and Syria, saying more raids will be at the center of the fight against the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group.
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pointed Nasrallah to the “Takfiri project” in the Middle East, saying were it not for the steadfastness of resistance fighters on the battlefield against Daesh and other extremist groups, the situation of this region would be even worse.
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“The problem currently facing the country is due to certain individuals who are quite thoughtless or quite credulous and don’t understand these realities,” said Ayatollah Khamenei in an apparent reference to those who favor talks with Washington.
Iraq, Iran, Syria and Russia have formed an intelligence-sharing center in the Iraqi capital in their fight against Takfiri terrorists wreaking havoc mainly in Syria and Iraq.
The Anglo-Dutch and French companies were given green light for first 100 gas stations in Iran earlier this month, marking the first venture by foreign companies into the country’s downstream market.
At least 464 Iranians have lost their lives in the incident, while 150 others have been wounded. The latest reports said 14 Iranian pilgrims are still hospitalized in Saudi Arabia, while others have either died or been treated and left the hospital, preparing to come back to home.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire broke out Thursday in a high-rise residential tower in the Emirati city of Sharjah, sending thick smoke billowing over the city and snarling traffic as commuters headed home at the end of the local work week.