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Iran’s ICHHTO, France’s Louvre Museum sign MoU


Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) on Wednesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Louvre, one of the world’s largest museums, in the French capital…See more:,-france%E2%80%99s-louvre-museum-sign-mou


Envoy: Singapore eager to broaden relations with Iran


Singaporean Ambassador to Tehran Ong Keng Yong underlined that his country is eager to further expand mutual cooperation with Iran after the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)…See more:


Iran to buy 40 planes from ATR


Only days after Iran signed a landmark agreement to purchase 118 planes from Airbus, an aviation official in Tehran said a separate order to buy 40 turboprop planes from the European manufacturer ATR is in the pipeline.

 Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan, a Top Deputy Transport Minister, has been quoted by the media as saying “We discussed the deals in Italy and France and ATR officials are expected in Tehran in the coming days to complete the agreement.” …See more:


Rouhani: Syria’s crisis could only be resolved politically


Iran’s president has reiterated that the Syria’s crisis could only be resolved politically, and that reaching such a solution takes time.

According to Press TV, Hassan Rouhani made the remark during an interview with French media. He said foreign interference in Syria’s affairs could drag out the process of reaching a political solution to the crisis…See more:


‘Silk Road’ train departs China for Iran


China has flagged off its first direct freight train to Iran from the trading hub of Yiwu in what is seen as the groundbreaking initiative to get Beijing’s ambitious New Silk Road connectivity project off the ground…See more:


Iranian shooter wins gold at Asia Olympic Qualifying


Iranian woman shooter Najmeh Khedmati snatched a gold medal in women’s 10m air rifle at the Asia Olympic Qualifying Competition on Friday.

 According to Tasnim News Agency, she battled for the whole match with her two Indian opponents, Ayonika Paul and Pooja Ghatkar, claiming the lead only after her 18th shot…See more:


Iran, Russia ease visa travel: Moscow


Iranian and Russian citizens will from early February travel more easily between the two countries under new visa rules.

 Beginning on February 6, Russian and Iranian business people, tourists, scientists and students will receive visas with further ease for mutual trips, Moscow has announced…See more:,-russia-ease-visa-travel-moscow

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