Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi and Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari discussed recent developments in region and bilateral relations during a meeting in Baghdad.
Russia is ready to supply the Philippines with sophisticated weapons including aircraft and submarines and aims to become a close friend of the traditional US ally as it diversifies its foreign ties, Russia's ambassador said on Wednesday.
The visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo in separate meetings with the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei and his Iranian counterpart President Hassan Rouhani Wednesday expressed the determination of his country to improve bilateral ties.
China on Monday called on the incoming US administration to fully recognize the sensitivity of Taiwan issue and uphold a 'One China' policy to "avoid the broader picture of China-US ties being seriously interfered with or damaged".
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the ball is in American President-elect Donald Trump's court when it comes to improving US-Russia ties after January 2017. His statement came shortly after outgoing US President Barack Obama advised his successor to stand up to Moscow. Lavrov hoped that "common sense will prevail" when it comes to dealing with geopolitical matters.
Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi discussed issues of mutual interest with the Turkish Minister of Family and Social Policies Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya in Istanbul on Wednesday.