India’s revocation of Kashmir’s special status has attracted widespread international concern. Fears are centred on greater repression in Kashmir following the revocation of Article 370, which guaranteed the disputed region’s “special status” in India.
Iran has urged the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council to stop leveling groundless allegations against Tehran, saying such claims would not change the reality about the Islamic Republic’s sovereignty over its three islands in the Persian Gulf.
Iran has slammed a recent statement by the European External Action Service (EEAS), the EU’s diplomatic service, on a verdict upholding a prison sentence handed down to an Iranian citizen, saying the move amounts to interference in the country’s domestic affairs.
The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Saudi officials continuing to stonewall in the talks with the Islamic Republic about the dispatch of Iranian pilgrims to the holy Mecca this year.