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The speaker of the Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani, denied the claim that Iran provided a military base to Russia in the Islamic Republic. “Not a single Iranian military base was provided to Russian servicemen,” Larijani stated. The speaker of the Iranian Parliament also noted that Tehran cooperates with Moscow on regional issues, including the conflict in Syria.
Earlier, it was reported that Tupolev Tu-22M strategic bombers from the Russian Air Force arrived at the Hamadan base in Iran to …
The accusations against Russia of violating UN Security Council resolution 2231 for using an Iranian airfield are absolutely groundless, said a source at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Americans should read UN Security Council resolution 2231 more attentively,” he advised, as reported by TASS.
According to the Russian official the wording of the relevant paragraph, about supplying weapons to Tehran, has nothing to do with Russian aircraft in Iran. Later, the Russian Minister of …
Russian aircraft have once again taken off from the Hamadan airfield in Iran to carry out airstrikes on targets in Syria, Interfax reported, citing a statement released by the Russian Ministry of Defense.
Tu-M22M3 long-range bombers and Sukhoi Su-34 tactical bombers took off from Hamadan and carried out strikes on positions of the so-called Islamic State in the province of Deir Ez-Dour.
The bombers were covered by Su-35 fighters which are based the Khmeimim Air Base in Syria.
Tehran has decided to give access to its military infrastructure to Russia in their fight against terrorist groups in Syria as reported on Tuesday, August 16, by world media, referring to the statement of the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, Ali Shamkhani. In an interview with the Iranian IRNA news agency, Shamkhani also emphasized that Iran's cooperation with Russia is of strategic importance.
Earlier, news agencies reported that Russian Tu-22M3 bombers, which are …
The Russian DefenSe Ministry has requested the use of Iraq’s and Iran’s airspace to launch cruise missiles, Russian Interfax news agency reports citing a military-diplomatic source.
"The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation sent a request to Iraq and Iran regarding the use of their airspace for cruise missiles last week," the representative from the Russian Ministry of Defense stated.
Previously, The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation announced the start of tactical …
Russian Tu22M3 and Su-34 bombers that are based at the Hamadan airfield in Iran have conducted airstrikes in Syria, Interfax reported. The sorties were the first time Russian aircraft had taken off from Iranian territory and carried out airstrikes in Syria.
The bombers were covered by Su-35 fighters which are based in Syria.
"On August 16, Tu-22M3 long-range bombers and Sukhoi Su-34 aircraft, travelling with full bomb loads from the Hamadan airbase (in the Islamic Republic of Iran), carried …
Oil trader Mercuria, the largest seller of Russian Urals oil in Poland, is closing down its oparations with Urals oil and emptying Russian oil out of its tanks in the port of Gdansk, Reuters reports.
It is noted that the oil trader will use a tanker to bring in Iranian oil. Mercuria will send more than 250,000 tons of unsold Urals oil to Asia using the super tanker Atlantas (VLCC). The same tanker will bring back two million barrels of Iranian oil to Gdansk.
According to the agency, Polish …
Tehran will study a proposal submitted by Kiev about the possibility of transporting Iranian oil to Slovakia and the Czech Republic via Ukraine, Interfax-Ukraine reported.
Following a meeting between Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Igor Nasalik, the former stated that Tehran is ready to begin cooperation with Kiev on supplying oil directly to Ukraine, despite the fact that Ukrainian oil refining capabilities are minor.
The total amount of two loans to Iran will amount to about 2.5 billion Euros, the Russian Deputy Finance Minister, Sergiy Storchak, said. "The total amount of the two loans is about 2.5 billion Euros. One is a little more, the other is a little smaller," TASS quoted the official as saying. Storchak said that the Finance Ministry expects the negotiations will be completed and loan documents signed within two weeks.
"The domestic procedures of the parties have been completed. This issue will …
Russia will not supply offensive weapons to Iran despite Tehran’s interest in purchasing Russian tanks and fighter jets, the CEO of Rostec Corporation, Sergey Chemezov, stated during an interview with Kommersant.
According to him, sanctions, which were imposed by the UN Security Council, prohibit the of supply such weapons to Iran. At the same time, Chemezov reported that supplies of armaments that aren’t subject to these restrictions, such as air defense systems, will continue.