Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighted the country’s self-sufficiency in diverse areas and said thanks to the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran is not dependent on any country “in any field.”
Major General Qassem Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has topped Foreign Policy (FP)’s 2019 list of Global Thinkers in the defense and security field.
Israeli Intelligence and Transport Minister Israel Katz has called for stronger relations with the Persian Gulf Arab states in civilian sectors such as aviation security, transportation, commercial aviation and tourism.
The Palestine Liberation Organization's mini-parliament called for ending security coordination with Israeli forces in the West Bank. But the Palestinian Central Council said the final decision would be up to President Mahmoud Abbas.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sesyed Ali Khamenei paid tribute to the martyrs defending holy Shia shrines in Iraq and Syria for ensuring the security of the shrine of Imam Hussein in Iraq’s Karbala that paved the way for millions of pilgrims to go there safely.