TEHRAN, October 19 - Turkey’s top refiner, Tupras, is in talks with US officials to obtain a waiver allowing it to keep buying Iranian oil after Washington reinstates sanctions on Tehran’s energy sector in November, industry sources said.
TEHRAN, October 19 - European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said the 28-member block is “working on the concert establishment” of its plan to set up a way to preserve business with Iran and avoid renewed US sanctions.
TEHRAN, October 19 - Tehran has called on Islamabad to adhere to its commitments under bilateral security agreements days after Pakistan-based terrorists kidnapped a number of Iranian forces, emphasizing the need for a joint operation to determine their fate.
TEHRAN, October 19 - All those armed Syrian oppositionists who have joined the peace process for their country and have renounced violence are part of the solution to the Syrian crisis and “shall be” discriminated from terrorist groups, Iran’s chief negotiator for Syria says.
TEHRAN, October 19 - Iran's deputy ambassador to the UN says the United States should stop supporting terrorism in Syria and end its illegal military presence there as regional efforts are underway to find a political solution to over seven years of militancy gripping the Arab country.
TEHRAN, October 19 - Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected US and Israeli calls for Moscow to persuade Iran to pull its military forces out of Syria, saying it is not what Russia can make a decision about.
TEHRAN, October 18 - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, held talks about the destiny of a number of Iranian border guards who were recently abducted by Takfiri terrorists near the Pakistani border.
TEHRAN, October 18 - Iran’s Army is going to host the first edition of the International Military Sports Council (CISM) archery competitions in November, a top commander said.
TEHRAN, October 18 - Iran’s senior officials remain generally upbeat about the country’s oil production outlook despite looming US sanctions which seek to drain a key source of revenues.