Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif put forward the idea of reengineering the region, based on highlighting commonalities while respecting the diversities in order to replace confrontation with peace.
Iran, Russia and Turkey, guarantors of the Syria cease-fire, reaffirmed their strong commitment to the Arab country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity after a tripartite foreign ministerial meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Sports fans worldwide eagerly await the Olympics, and this time there is cause for cautious optimism that sport diplomacy may lower tensions on the Korean Peninsula itself, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Shamshad Akhtar has said.
Talks between the Syrian government and opposition in the Russian resort city of Sochi enter their second and final day in the hope of paving the way for a peaceful settlement of the conflict gripping the Arab state.
In response to Jordan King Abdullah's anti-Iran claims, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said the principled, stable and unchanging policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran has always been contributing to peace, stability and security in the region.
The Syrian government’s delegation returned to Geneva in a bid to resume the UN-organized peace talks for Syria with the representatives of the foreign-backed opposition groups, more than a week after Damascus left the negotiations, arguing that the other side had made the road to peace impassable.
Syria has welcomed the Syrian National Dialogue Congress to be held in the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi aimed at resolving the years-long crisis in the Arab country, affirming Damascus will attend the event.