• India-Russia 2018-09-18 09:17

    Despite U.S. pressure, India clears way for $2.2-billion defense deal with Russia

    TEHRAN - Barely two weeks after India signed a historic defense deal with the U.S. called Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (CCSA), now the Narendra Modi government in New Delhi has cleared the way for an ambitious $2.2-billion frigates deal with Russia.

  • Netanyahu acts like beggar: Iran’s Velayati 2018-09-17 21:09

    Velayati: Russia, China are Iran’s major economic and political partners 

    TEHRAN – Senior Iranian politician Ali Akbar Velayati has provided an analysis of the Islamic Republic’s policy of orientation towards the East, saying Russia and China are Iran’s major political and economic partners in countering the U.S. hegemony, Tasnim reported.

  • Omid Shokri 2018-09-16 11:11

    By Payman Yazdani

    Turkey to continue buying gas from Iran despite U.S. sanctions: expert

    TEHRAN - Omid Shokri Kalehsar, a senior energy security analyst and PhD candidate in international relations, said in an exclusive interview with Mehr News Agency that Turkey is keen on buying natural gas from Iran with “reasonable price” in contrast to the price it pays for the gas imported from Russia and Azerbaijan.

  • Novak 2018-09-12 23:57

    Russia opposes U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil industry

    TEHRAN – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak voiced concern over the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran, Reuters reported.

  • Sergei Ryabkov 2018-09-12 19:58

    Russia, Iran, EU, China work to counter U.S.: Ryabkov

    Russia, Iran, Europe and China will intensify work in coming days to counter unilateral U.S. sanctions and Washington’s efforts to undermine a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, Russia’s deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday.

  • Trump 2018-09-12 10:28

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    Everything will return to normal after Trump's gone: professor

    TEHRAN - President Donald Trump has done a lot of questionable action since he was in office, including issues within the United States - changing members of the cabinet, advisers and dismissal of director - and issues outside the United States, including the systematic withdrawal of international treaties and economic and political tensions with its former allies.

  • Rouhani-Putin- Erdogan 2018-09-11 14:18

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Why Iran prefers the Eastern bloc over The West

    As the military phase of the Syrian conflict reaches its final stages, the leaders of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in Tehran on September 9 and reiterated in a joint statement that a political solution to the Syrian conflict requires inclusive, free, and fair elections with the participation of all eligible Syrians under appropriate UN supervision. They further reaffirmed their determination to cooperate to eliminate the Islamic State, the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda, and associated groups in Syria.

  • شیبانی 2018-09-10 20:48

    Iran’s priority is to minimize human casualty in Idlib

    TEHRAN - It is Iran’s priority to minimize human casualties in Idlib, a former Iranian envoy to Syria has said.

  • Araqchi Ryabkov 2018-09-10 20:33

    Tehran, Moscow confer on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – In a meeting in Tehran on Monday, high-ranking Iranian and Russian officials discussed issues related to the 2015 nuclear deal and ways to keep the internationally-backed agreement alive.

  • Russia says firm to maintain Iran nuclear deal 2018-09-09 20:21

    Russia says firm to maintain Iran nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday that Moscow is determined to maintain the Iran nuclear deal jointly with other parties, Tele Trader reported, citing local media. 

  • Tehran summit shows resolve in terror fight: envoy 2018-09-09 06:31

    Tehran summit shows resolve in terror fight: envoy

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai said on Saturday that Tehran’s trilateral summit on Syria was a manifestation of the resolve by Iran, Turkey and Russia to fight terrorism.

  • Abdolnaser Hemmati 2018-09-08 18:12

    Iran joins hand with Russia, Turkey to dump dollar in trade

    TEHRAN – Iran has discussed trade in national currencies with Russia and Turkey in order to reduce the impact of U.S. dollar on the three countries’ trade and economies, ILNA reported on Saturday quoting Central bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati.

  • Idlib 2018-09-08 10:28

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Tripartite summit in Tehran; Idlib operation and the end of terrorist crisis in Syria

    Tehran hosted a tripartite summit with the presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran on September 7, 2018. According to many observers, the summit result can determine the fate of Idlib in the northwest of Syria.

  • Press conference of Tehran Trilateral Summit on Syria 2018-09-08 09:30

    Press conference of Tehran Trilateral Summit on Syria

    TEHRAN– Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey gathered here on Friday to discuss the latest developments in Syria. Tehran Times/ Majid Asgaripour

  • لاریجانی 2018-09-07 23:19

    Larijani leads parliamentary team to Russia, Belarus 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani headed a parliamentary delegation to Russia and Belarus in a two-day visit that ended on Friday. 

  • Iran's Leader receives Turkish, Russian presidents in Tehran 2018-09-07 23:18

    Russian, Turkish presidents meet Leader as they attend Tehran summit on Syria

    Ayatollah Khamenei says as in Syria Iran and Russia can ‘contain’ dangerous U.S.

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met separately on Friday with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran.

  • پوتین 2018-09-07 17:00

    Putin: Terrorists in Idlib acting provocatively to use chemical arms 

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin told a trilateral summit in Tehran that terrorists in the terrorist-held Syrian city of Idlib are engaged in preparing for provocative acts, involving chemical weapons.

  • hatami 2018-09-06 00:20

    Plot by hegemonic system could cause long-term insecurity in Mideast: Iran’s defense chief

    TEHRAN - Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami has said that the plot by hegemonic system could cause long-term insecurity in the Middle East, Mehr reported on Wednesday.

  • tass 2018-09-06 00:01

    By staff and agency

    Russian, German diplomats discuss nuclear deal

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and Antje Leendertse, director of the political directorate-general of Germany’s Federal Foreign Office, discussed the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Araghchi 2018-09-05 21:35

    Tehran says terrorists transferring chemical weapons to Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that there is evidence that terrorists in Syria have transferred chemical weapons to Idlib.

  • ‘Inter-parliamentary meeting helping Iran-Russia ties’ 2018-09-05 09:39

    ‘Inter-parliamentary meeting helping Iran-Russia ties’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai said on Tuesday that the meetings between the parliament speakers of Iran and Russia have greatly contributed to the development of large-scale projects and provincial cooperation.

  • A number of the organizers are seen during the opening ceremony of the Iranian Cultural Week at the Maly Theater in Moscow on September 3, 2018. (ICRO) 2018-09-04 18:25

    Iranian Cultural Week opens in Moscow

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Cultural Week opened during a special ceremony at the Maly Theater in Moscow on Monday.

  • Putin-India 2018-09-04 10:37

    India to go ahead with Russia defense deal

    TEHRAN - Ahead of the U.S. government delegation’s visit to India, speculation is rife that India will convey to the U.S. that it is going ahead with the ambitious Rs. 40,000 crore deal with Russia to procure a consignment of S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems.

  • رؤسای جمهور ایران، روسیه، ترکیه 2018-09-03 22:07

    Iranian, Russian, Turkish presidents to meet on Syria in Tehran Friday

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will discuss various issues related to the Syrian crisis in a summit in Tehran on Friday. The topics of discussion will include provocations with the alleged use of chemical weapons, a Putin adviser said.

  • Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and Syria 2018-09-02 20:50

    Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and Syria

    TEHRAN – Senior Iraqi military commanders hosted their Russian, Iranian, and Syrian counterparts in Baghdad on Saturday to discuss security cooperation and information-sharing in the Middle East, where Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group continues to carry out attacks.

  • U.S. sanction 2018-09-02 09:29

    U.S. may sanction India for Russia defense deal

    TEHRAN - India might also face the heat of U.S. sanctions if it goes ahead with the ambitious defense deal with Moscow and purchases sophisticated Russian arms, a top Pentagon official has said.

  • U.S. economic sanction affects European security 2018-08-26 10:50

    By Alireza Mohammadi

    U.S. economic sanction affects European security

    TEHRAN - The U.S. is pursuing its unilateral and oppressive sanctions against Russia, Iran, and more recently, Turkey, with specific and insidious objectives. These sanctions can have a number of significant economic consequences on the countries affected as well as the region.

  • ISIS 2018-08-26 10:21

    Who delivers weapons to ISIS, asks Russia

    TEHRAN - The debate over who helps militants in Afghanistan has again come alive. Russia has noticed unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to the Taliban and ISIS fighters in northern Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a press briefing on Thursday.

  • Russia says respects Iran’s presence in Syria 2018-08-25 11:27

    Russia says respects Iran’s presence in Syria

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday that his country treats Iran’s steps to furnish its own security and activities with great respect, “specifically in Syria at the invitation of this country’s legitimate government.”

  • UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria 2018-08-25 11:25

    UN invites Iran, Russia, Turkey to talks on Syria

    TEHRAN – UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited Iran, Russia and Turkey to negotiations on Syria’s Constitutional Committee, a UN spokeswoman said on Friday.