13:16 [Asia Times] (E)
China and Nepal have agreed on `a multi-dimensional cross-Himalaya connectivity network` after foreign ministers met for talks in Beijing. China has proposed creating an “economic corridor” through Nepal to India, amid moves to tighten bonds with the new government in Kathmandu.
5:44 [Irib] (D)
Die Sitzung des Vierer-Informationszentrums Iran, Russland, Irak und Syrien fand in Anwesenheit des iranischen Verteidigungsministers in Bagdad statt.
20:21 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will keep up its counter-terrorism cooperation with Iraq until the annihilation of terrorism.
1:08 [Xinhua] (E)
The U.S.-led strikes on Syria proves that Washington has direct ties with terrorists, Rouhani said, stressing "The Americans showed such a reaction when they felt the terrorists were dislodged from an important region like Eastern Ghouta," Rouhani said in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.rnPutin said further Western missile strikes on Syria would lead to chaos in international relations, Tehran Times reported
9:54 [Sputnik] (E)
Trend intensifies as Trump continues to insult Mexico.
14:58 [SANA] (E)
Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem on Wednesday met the new Pakistani Ambassador Rashid Kamal. Minister al-Moallem received the credentials of Kamal as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
23:47 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Eine Erklärung des chinesischen Verteidigungsministers Wei Fenghe in Moskau ist zu einer Sensation geworden. Vor dem Hintergrund der Attacken durch den Westen schlossen sich Russland und China noch enger zusammen, schreibt die Zeitung vz.ru am Freitag.
11:18 [Kremlin] (E)
The news conference with the leaders of the two countries took place at the close of the first day of the working visit by the head of state of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey. The presidents of Russia and Turkey made statements for the press and fielded questions from journalists.
12:54 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed Israel as the “main threat” to the world’s security, calling for an international probe into the regime’s atrocities against Palestinians.
11:40 [Elijah J Magnier] (E)
The main three players and countries who enjoy significant influence on the ground in Syria have agreed to work together : against the only country swimming against the current of actual events, the US establishment. Washington has become the “enemy”, completely isolated and working on its own agenda without acknowledging it can no longer change the course of the war in Syria.
1:00 [ZeroHedge] (E)
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe voiced strong support for Russia during the talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoigu. While stressing “the united position” on the international arena, the minister said that one of the main goals of the visit was to send a message to Western powers.
20:45 [Xinhua] (E)
Turkey, Russia and Iran stressed their determination to speed up efforts to "ensure calm on the ground and fight against separatism in Syria," said a joint statement released after the trilateral summit on Wednesday.
18:34 [Al Masdar News] (E)
The presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran – Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani – have expressed their opposition to separatism in Syria and any attempts to change the situation “on the ground” under the pretext of fighting terrorism, the joint statement, adopted on Wednesday, said.
18:27 [Sputnik] (E)
"They [the presidents] rejected all attempts to create new realities on the ground under the pretext of combating terrorism and expressed their determination to stand against separatist agendas aimed at undermining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria as well as the national security of neighbouring countries," the statement, released on the website of the Iranian presidential administration, reads.
17:21 [Press TV] (E)
The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey have reaffirmed their commitment to work toward achieving a sustainable ceasefire between warring sides in Syria and bringing peace and stability to the war-torn Arab country.
14:48 [Xinhua] (E)
Turkey and Russia held High-Level Cooperation Council meeting on Tuesday, attended by the presidents of the two countries in order to enhance bilateral relations and two sides signed four agreements for this end.
14:09 [Press TV] (E)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Ankara ahead of a major summit on the conflict in Syria that will also be joined by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
16:02 [RT] (E)
Beijing has sent a delegation to Russia to show Washington the unity of Russian and Chinese military forces and “support” Russia at the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security.
20:32 [Tass] (E)
The presidents will discuss extra measures to consolidate the ceasefire regime in Syria
12:12 [Global Times] (E)
At first glance, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) appears a bilateral project between China and Pakistan. In reality, the corridor`s optimum results could be achieved by linking it with regional countries: India in the east of Pakistan, and in the west Central Asia, Afghanistan, Iran and the Middle East. The present momentum indicates progress solely westward. Given the bitterness of India-Pakistan relations, Pakistan neither officially invited India to join nor did India show any interest in the corridor. New Delhi in fact opposed it.
11:43 [Al Monitor] (E)
Qatar and Russia both stand to benefit in the Middle East from closer relations: Russia needs Arab street cred and Qatar needs all the friends it can get.
11:34 [Xinhua] (E)
The 11th meeting of the China-India Joint Group on Economic Relations, Trade, Science and Technology held here recently has brought in new opportunities for deepening bilateral economic and trade cooperation.
21:56 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is due in Ankara next week to hold the second round of talks with his Russian and Turkish counterparts about the latest developments in Syria.
16:00 [Global Times] (E)
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob agreed Thursday to establish a comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation between the two countries.
17:25 [Press TV] (E)
President Hassan Rouhani has begun the new Iranian year with a trip to neighboring Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, signaling Tehran’s focus on connectivity as the cornerstone of reviving links with traditional trade partners.
23:08 [SANA] (E)
Deputy Speaker of the People’s Assembly Najdat Anzour, who is head of the Syrian delegation participating in the 138th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly discussed on Monday with head of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea delegation Ri Jong Hyok cooperation between Syria and DPRK in a way that serves bilateral relations and contributes to the consolidation of friendship.
17:40 [Libya Observer] (E)
The Syrian Exporters Association announced the reopening of the export line to Libya by launching their first cargo ship from Lattakia port to Benghazi.
22:58 [Xinhua] (E)
China and Cameroon on Thursday agreed to give full play to their sound friendship and great potential for cooperation to further advance bilateral relationship.
14:09 [RT Deutsch] (D)
In einer Pressekonferenz gaben Mitglieder der Shanghaier Organisation für Zusammenarbeit (SOZ), die als internationale Wahlbeobachter zu den russischen Präsidentschaftswahlen angereist waren, Auskunft über ihre geleistete, flächendeckende Arbeit.
1:47 [Press TV] (E)
Iran’s media say the country’s national airline Iran Air has signed an agreement with a Chinese company to provide funding for the company’s plane purchase campaigns – most notably those pursued with Airbus and Boeing.
13:51 [Press TV] (E)
China’s CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport on Wednesday signed a contract with Iran’s IDRO Group to supply 450 metro cars for the Iranian cities of Ahvaz, Tabriz and Shiraz.
15:59 [Press TV] (E)
The Iranian, Russian and Turkish foreign ministers plan to hold a meeting in Kazakhstan`s capital of Astana next week in line with the three countries` efforts to pave the way for ending the nearly seven years of war in Syria.
0:00 [Voltaire Network] (E)
The People’s Republic of China has just provided a significant amount of humanitarian aid to Syria. It takes the form of goods to be allocated to Syrians living in Syria and other goods meant for Syrians who have taken refuge in Lebanon.
17:12 [Press TV] (E)
A Syrian official says power supply in the northern city of Aleppo will see a rise this year as Iran is helping the country repair its infrastructure, which has been devastated by seven years of foreign-backed militancy.