Turkey has dismissed reports alleging that Ankara is considering delay in the delivery of advanced Russian built S-400 air defense missile systems in the wake of US pressure and threats of imposing sanctions over the purchase of the military hardware, emphasizing the plan is going on as planned.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday confirmed a media report that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a meeting with US Senator Dianne Feinstein, saying such meetings are aimed at neutralizing the so-called B-team’s impact on the American political society.
Syria has censured Israel’s land theft and repressive measures against Syrians in the occupied side of the Golan Heights as a flagrant violation of international law, saying that Damascus reserves the right to re-establish control over the occupied land.
Iran has lashed out at US Vice President Mike Pence for accusing the Islamic Republic of Nazi-like anti-Semitism, saying such "absurd" allegations originating from a grudge and anger would fail to have any impact on Iranian Muslims' opinion of Jews inside and outside the country.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appointed George Katrougalos on Friday as foreign minister, relinquishing a post he had temporarily filled himself after the departure of Nikos Kotzias in October 2018, the government’s spokesman said on Friday.
Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday described as “interventionist and disrespectful” US comments on a weekend incident in which the country’s navy stopped two ships exploring for oil for Exxon Mobil off Guyana’s coast.