Rouhani and Macron hold telephone conversation
President Hassan Rouhani called President Macron of France Tuesday evening to wish the government and people of France a Happy New Year. He expressed hope that the good relations between the two countries will persevere and deepen in 2018.
Al-Quds claimed by Trump
The Trump-Netanyahu coalition claims Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel’s capital despite world opposition. The website english.khamenei.ir writes: Their [the enemy's] announcement of Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital city of [Zionists] occupied Palestine proves their weakness and inability. In regards to Palestine, they are helpless and unable to achieve their goals. Victory is for the Islamic Ummah; Palestine will be free; and the Palestinian people will be victorious.
Putin, Rouhani, Erdogan – Sochi Achievements
The meeting between the three Russian, Iranian, and Turkish presidents in Sochi took place to discuss the future of Syria and its immediate situation following the end of Daesh. The meeting marks Iran's success in emphasizing a political solution to the Syrian crisis and avoiding a military confrontation.
Iran to enhance military cooperation with Turkey
Following talks in Ankara this week between the Iranian Armed Forces’ chief of staff and senior Turkish officials
Iran deplores deadly Daesh attack in Barcelona
Iran has strongly condemned a Daesh terror attack that left over a dozen people dead in the northern Spanish city of Barcelona Thursday.