Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said significant progress has been made in operationalising the Chabahar port.
Iranian state television quoted Mojtaba Khaledi, the spokesman of the country’s emergency management organization, as saying the plane hit a mountain in Shahr-e Kord and burst into flames. Shahr-e Kord is some 370 kilometres (230 miles) south of the capital, Tehran.
Iran plane crash: Aseman Airlines spokesman Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai told state TV that all on the flight were killed, but the statement was later retracted by the airline.
While South Block mandarins viewed the statement as a reference to Pakistan-sponsored terrorism directed towards India, Iranian diplomats perceived this as a reference to Saudi Arabia
India fully supports the accession of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the World Trade Organization and the ongoing consensus building efforts among WTO members to reactivate the accession process, consistent with the objective of making the Organization universal and inclusive.
The contemporary relationship between the two regional players is marked by continuous interactions in the fields of education, culture, commerce and energy, but also only sporadic moments of cooperation that have not flourished to potential in long term thus far.
Last week, Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader said that Yemen war could be a “quagmire” for Saudi Arabia.
Nikki Haley said the members of the NGO committee that voted against accreditation include Burundi, China, Cuba, Iran, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa and Venezuela.
“The Americans are shamelessly threatening Russia with a new atomic weapon,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist who opened the way to Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers including longtime adversary Washingon, said in a speech.
Russia’s UN ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said he has only heard “vague talk of action” and would wait to see what is proposed.
Last June, Islamic State attacked the Iranian parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic’s founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, killing at least 18 and wounding dozens.
On Friday, while US President Donald Trump agreed to extend the waivers for sanctions on Iran, the US Department of Treasury imposed new sanctions on 14 Iranian individuals and entities over Iran’s alleged human rights abuses and ballistic missile programme.
The issue of allowing foreign access to Iranian military sites is basically not included in the nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman of the AEOI, was quoted by the Tasnim news agency as saying.
We have broken down the chain (of unrest) created … by the United States, Britain, the Zionist regime (Israel), Saudi Arabia, the hypocrites (Mujahideen) and monarchists, the statement said.
Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo told the UN Security Council meeting that the United States had abused its power as a permanent member of the Council by calling for a meeting on the turmoil in Iran.