Ali Shamkhani

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  • Iran well able to block oil sales but hopes it won’t come to that, Shamkhani says 2019-05-24 20:29

    Shamkhani: Khorramshahr legacy got us through 40 years of economic war

    TEHRAN – “The legacy of the liberation of Khorramshahr helped us make victory out of 40 years of military combat, sanctions, terrorism, and economic war,” the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council wrote in a message on the anniversary of the liberation of Khorramshahr from Saddam Hussein’s invading army back in May 1982.

  • Shamkhani thanks nation for backing Tehran’s JCPOA move 2019-05-11 19:46

    Shamkhani thanks nation for backing Tehran’s JCPOA move

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), has voiced his gratitude to the Iranian nation for their massive rallies on Friday in support of a recent decision by the SNSC to stop some of Tehran’s commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • shamkhani 2019-03-13 20:32

    Iran says will take preemptive strikes against border threats

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said on Wednesday that Iran will take strong preemptive strikes against any action that threatens security of national borders.

  • rouhani 2019-03-08 20:21

    Rouhani says Iran ready to deepen ties with Iraq

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is ready to expand ties and cooperation with Iraq in various areas.

  • Halbousi Larijani 2019-03-06 21:42

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Halbousi: Iraq stands by Iran in face of sanctions 

    TEHRAN – Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi said on Wednesday that his country will stand by Iran’s side as Tehran has been put under unilateral sanctions by the United States.

  • zarif 2019-03-04 21:39

    Zarif says U.S. hegemony is over

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that post-West world has been formed and the U.S. hegemony is over.

  • shamkhani 2019-03-03 20:29

    Iran reiterates missile program is non-negotiable

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, reiterated Iran’s long-held position on Sunday, saying Tehran decides about its missile program based on its interests and the issue is “non-negotiable”.

  • Iran well able to block oil sales but hopes it won’t come to that, Shamkhani says 2019-02-23 21:36

    Iran well able to block oil sales but hopes it won’t come to that, Shamkhani says

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, says Iran has multiple methods at its disposal for blocking the region’s oil exports but “we hope we wouldn’t be pressed into using them.” 

  • muallem 2019-02-05 19:49

    Iran’s security chief warns if Israel does not stop violating Syrian sovereignty it will receive a serious response

    Iran-Syria war on terror has benefited entire world: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said on Tuesday that Iran and Syria will continue cooperation in fighting terrorism.

  • shamkhani 2019-01-29 20:44

    Our defense doctrine is to keep range of missiles to 2000km: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – It is not part of Iran’s defense doctrine to extend the range of its missiles from the current 2000 kilometers, Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said on Tuesday.

  • cft 2019-01-26 20:05

    Expediency Council to decide on Palermo Convention in next session

    TEHRAN – The Expediency Council on Saturday decided to discuss the issue of Iran’s accession to the Palermo Convention in the next session.

  • shamkhani 2019-01-26 16:40

    MP says Shamkhani not favoring CFT

    TEHRAN – An MP has claimed that Supreme National Security Council secretary Ali Shamkhani in a closed session of the parliament has clearly said that joining the CFT is not beneficial to Iran.

  • Shamkhani 2019-01-22 20:08

    Negotiation with U.S. futile: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – Given the White House’s move to violate its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council says any negotiation with the U.S. would be futile.

  • Ali Shamkhani 2019-01-22 10:01

    Shamkhani: Polls remedy for crises in Palestine, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, says the Islamic Republic has gone into Syria in order to reinforce the Syrian defense infrastructure.

  • Polish refugees in Isfahan, Iran - 1943 2019-01-12 20:05

    Zarif says Poland “can't wash the shame” for agreeing to host anti-Iran summit

    Polish meeting means opponents have lost Iran case: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, says for enemies looking forward to an anti-Iran summit means that they have lost their case against the country.

  • Ali Shamkhani 2019-01-07 14:25

    'U.S. requested talks with Iran two times when I was in Afghanistan'

    Shamkhani: It is Trump who begs for dialogue with Iran

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, announced on Monday that the U.S. requested talks with Iran for two times during his recent visit to Afghanistan.

  • Taliban 2019-01-02 20:18

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    In a first, Iran, Taliban discuss ‘post-occupation scenario’ in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - Putting speculation to rest, it was finally confirmed this week that the government of Iran held talks with a Taliban delegation on “post-occupation situation” in Afghanistan.

  • In this May 27, 2016, file photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. (Allauddin Khan/AP) 2019-01-01 20:11

    The announcement signals a growing confidence among the Taliban for U.S. troops to pull out of Afghanistan

    Afghan Taliban says ‘post-occupation’ discussed with Iran

    The Taliban discussed Afghanistan's "post-occupation situation" with Iran in their latest meeting, the group said Tuesday, as Tehran makes a more concerted and open push for peace ahead of a possible U.S. drawdown.

  • shamkhani 2018-12-30 21:00

    Regional people won’t allow ‘deal of century’ to be realized: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said on Sunday that the vigilant people in regional countries will prevent a realization of “deal of the century”.

  • Advisor compares Shamkhani, Trump's visit to Afghanistan, Iraq 2018-12-28 21:00

    Advisor compares Shamkhani, Trump's visit to Afghanistan, Iraq

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, on Thursday compared the recent “public” visit by Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani to Afghanistan with Trump’s “secret” visit to Iraq, saying the two trips show the reality of the U.S. and Iran.

  • Shamkhani 2018-12-26 21:16

    Shamkhani meets Ghani, Abdullah in Kabul

    Iran says has held talks with Taliban with knowledge of Afghan government 

    TEHRAN – Tehran has been holding talks with the Taliban with the knowledge of the Afghan government, Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Wednesday during a visit to Kabul.

  • rouhani 2018-12-25 21:32

    Developing ties with Azerbaijan important for Iran: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that expansion of relations with Azerbaijan is important for Iran and described relations between Tehran and Baku as “friendly” and “brotherly”.

  • zahar 2018-12-23 21:18

    Resistance facing opposition from Islamic world, Zarif regrets

    Backing Palestine is Iran’s principled policy: Zarif

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that supporting Palestine is Iran’s principled policy.

  • shamkhani 2018-12-23 17:44

    Iran says corruption will sink Israel

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, predicted on Sunday that widespread corruption will annihilate the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • Shamkhani: Iran will wipe the floor with Trump 2018-12-19 20:45

    Shamkhani: Iran will wipe the floor with Trump

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said on Wednesday that Iran will wipe the floor with Donald Trump, who has imposed sanctions against Tehran after exiting the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • hunt - shamkhani 2018-11-19 21:15

    Iran has made due decisions to return to pre-JCPOA status: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, announced on Monday Iran has made due decisions to return to the pre-JCPOA status.

  • russia 2018-11-05 20:27

    Russia briefs Iran on quadrilateral Syria talks

    TEHRAN - Alexander Lavrentiev, the Russian president’s special envoy for Syria, said on Monday that had come to Iran to brief Tehran on the quadrilateral Syria talks in Istanbul and also to announce support for Iran against the U.S. sanctions.

  • Putin’s Syria envoy to meet Iran’s Shamkhani 2018-11-04 21:43

    Putin’s Syria envoy to meet Iran’s Shamkhani

    TEHRAN – Alexander Lavrentiev, the Russian president’s special envoy for Syria, is scheduled to visit Tehran on Monday to hold talks with Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council.

  • نشست خبری دبیر شورای عالی امنیت ملی 2018-10-02 23:05

    We took you seriously, Shamkhani tells Bolton after missile attack

    TEHRAN – “We did take you seriously. This Hajizadeh [the IRGC Airspace commander] took you seriously when he landed missiles three miles away from you,” Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday, addressing Trump’s national security advisor John Bolton.

  • shamkhani 2018-09-28 22:08

    Israel will regret if it does not stop attacks on Syria: Iran

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, said on Thursday that Israel is seeking to perpetuate crisis in Syria by “directly” supporting terrorists and launching attacks on the Syrian and army and resistance forces fighting terrorism, warning that the Tel Aviv regime will “regret if it goes on with its attacks.