Ebrahim Raisi

Ilham Aliyev and Ebrahim Raisi may meet in Ashgabat

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi may meet in Ashgabat as part of the top summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said …

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Tehran hopes SCO to end Iran's isolation

Iran has finally begun the formal process to become a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The process, which will take up to two years, is in line with President Ebrahim Raisi’s goal of improving ties with neighboring countries

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Why is Iran so keen on joining the SCO?

Recent remarks by Russian and Iranian officials suggest that Iran is on the verge of gaining full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional forum launched in 2001 by China, Russia, and the Central Asian republics (minus Turkmenistan) to combat the so-called “three evils” namely “terrorism, separatism, and extremism"

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Iran parliament approves most Raisi nominees to cabinet

Iran’s parliament approved all but one of President Ebrahim Raisi's big-name nominees for a cabinet of hardliners that will have the task of implementing his plans to ease U.S. sanctions and tackle worsening economic hardship. …

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Putin and Raisi hold first telephone conversation

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi to discuss the outlook for the resumption of compliance with the Iranian nuclear deal, the Kremlin’s press-service said on …

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EU hopes to resume talks with Iran in September

European Union negotiators are optimistic on the chances of reviving the nuclear deal with Iran, despite the election of hardliner Ebrahim Raisi as the country’s new president, a senior EU official said Saturday, …

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Iran’s Raisi names Mokhber as first VP

Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday named the chairman of a powerful state-owned foundation sanctioned by the United States as his first vice-president, the president’s official website said. Mohammad Mokhber, …

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Ebrahim Raisi inauguration underway in Tehran

Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in as the president of Iran at the Iranian parliament today, according to Iranian media outlets. The inauguration ceremony, which began at 17:00 local time (GMT+3:30), was attended by 115 officials from 73 …

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