Apr 28 2015 - 21:21
EU Chief Diplomat Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will hold talks in New York on Tuesday, TASS reports.Mogherini is on a visit to the US to discuss migration problems at the UN in the context of an emergency summit held by heads of states and governments in Brussels on April 23. The EU wants to coordinate efforts to fight criminal organizations transporting illegal migrants together with the UN.
Apr 28 2015 - 20:57
US President Barack Obama said at a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House that the two states were global partners advocating security and human dignity all over the world, TASS reports.In his words, Washington and Tokyo were both standing against Russian aggression in Ukraine, helping the peaceful population repressed by ISIS, combating Ebola and aiding the population of Nepal.
Apr 28 2015 - 20:40
An Iranian civil plane flying from the Sultanate of Oman has violated the flight ban imposed in Yemen and attempted to land at Sana'a Airport, ignoring warnings, TASS reports. The coalition bombed the airport to prevent Iranian planes from landing.
Apr 28 2015 - 20:03
The joint declaration of US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the review conference on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in New York say that Russia was still offered to reduce nuclear arsenals with the US, TASS reports.The US and Japan called for further reduction of deployed and undeployed nuclear arsenals via unilateral, bilateral, regional and multilateral measures, in accordance with the transparency principles.
Apr 28 2015 - 19:50
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk opined today that President Petro Poroshenko and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker may exchange posts in 10 years, Gazeta.ru reports.Juncker had said earlier that Ukraine's admission to the EU had not been on the short-term agenda.
Apr 28 2015 - 19:14
The Badr organization of Iraq has threatened to destroy ISIS for attempting to attack Karbala, the holy city of Shias where Imam Huseyin's tomb resides. The terrorists are 180-200km away from Karbala, TASS reports.Hamid Sahib Al-Karbalai, the head of Badr regional branch in the Karbala Governorate, said that desert in the province will become their mass grave.Badr is enforcing its positions in Nahib, Hebaria and Rahalia in the Anbar Governorate. According to Al-Karbalai, hundreds of volunteers joined the organization.
Apr 28 2015 - 17:23
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation headed by Didier Reynders, the chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, deputy prime minister of Belgium, minister of foreign affairs, Trend reports.
Apr 28 2015 - 16:46
The Defense Minister of Syria, Fahd Jassem al-Freij, has arrived in Tehran today on the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Hossein Dehghan, RIA Novosti reports.The Syrian minister will discuss bilateral problems and development of relations with Iran.