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General Hatami:

Iran to tighten Persian Gulf security belt

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will boost its security measures in the strategic waters of the Persian Gulf, especially the Strait of Hormuz, with the help of its domestically-built vessels and equipment.
News ID: 81201    Publish Date : 2020/05/28


Using Full Name for Persian Gulf Necessary for All World States

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Ambassador to Britain Hamid Baeidinejad commemorated the national day of the Persian Gulf, saying that based on the UN documents, using the full name for the waterway is mandatory.
News ID: 80970    Publish Date : 2020/04/30

Iranian First VP:

Persian Gulf Platform for Regional Cooperation

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri described the Persian Gulf as a platform for cooperation and coexistence among the regional states.
News ID: 80967    Publish Date : 2020/04/30

FM Raps US Navy for Provoking Behavior in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at US President Donald Trump for threatening his country, saying that the American forces should not provoke the Iranian naval forces and sailors in the Persian Gulf.
News ID: 80902    Publish Date : 2020/04/23


Iran Ready for Unconditional Talks with Persian Gulf States

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed Tehran’s readiness to hold negotiations with regional and the Persian Gulf countries without any preconditions.
News ID: 80855    Publish Date : 2020/04/20

Iran Warns Trans-Regional Forces in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Rayeesi said that his country’s armed forces have proved their capability and competence in countering a military superpower like the US, cautioning that any move that poses threat to the Islamic Republic will be vehemently responded.
News ID: 80153    Publish Date : 2020/02/08

Mousavi raps South Korea for misnaming Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress) – Foreign Ministry slammed a statement by South Korea’s Ministry of Defense in which it had used a fake name instead of the ‘Persian Gulf’.
News ID: 79970    Publish Date : 2020/01/22

Iranian Spokesman Raps Macron for Misnaming Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi admonished French President Emmanuel Macron for misnaming the Persian Gulf and for France’s military presence in the region.
News ID: 79943    Publish Date : 2020/01/19

Iran's Top Security Official:

US Not Reliable Partner for Persian Gulf Coalition

TEHRAN (defapress)- Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani in a meeting with Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi in Tehran on Monday warned that the US cannot be a reliable partner for the formation of a coalition to protect security in the Persian Gulf.
News ID: 79458    Publish Date : 2019/12/02

Iran, Russia Review Latest Developments in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress)- Senior Iranian and Russian officials in a meeting in Moscow discussed the latest developments in the region, specially the Persian Gulf.
News ID: 79057    Publish Date : 2019/10/22

Oman says it’ll consider backing Iran’s Persian Gulf peace plan

TEHRAN (defapress) – Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman’s minister responsible for foreign affairs, said that Oman will consider supporting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s Persian Gulf security plan, known as the 'Hormuz Peace Endeavor.'
News ID: 78837    Publish Date : 2019/09/28

Jets of Iranian Army, IRGC Readying for Sunday Aerial Parade over Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress)- Fighter jets of the Iranian Army’s Air Force (IRIAF) and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) staged joint aerial drills over the Persian Gulf waters early on Friday, two days ahead of their massive joint parade on Sunday.
News ID: 78751    Publish Date : 2019/09/20

Iran Warns of Consequences of US’ Persian Gulf Coalition Ploy

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned against the consequences of a maritime coalition force the US plans to create in the Persian Gulf, saying such measures would foment insecurity in the region and aggravate its problems.
News ID: 78367    Publish Date : 2019/08/12


No Room for Ambitious Bullies in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Deputy Army Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that international law recognizes the littoral states as the parties with the responsibility to establish security in the seas, reiterating that Tehran is strongly opposed to any US-led military task in the Persian Gulf.
News ID: 78282    Publish Date : 2019/08/05

IRGC Official:

US Maritime Coalition in Persian Gulf Never to Happen

TEHRAN (defapress)- A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) described the US plan to form a maritime coalition in the Persian Gulf region as building castles in the air, reassuring that it will fail to materialize.
News ID: 78255    Publish Date : 2019/08/02

Pres. Rouhani:

Iran key guardian of security in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran has always been, and will be, the key guardian of security and freedom of navigation in the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz and the Sea of Oman.
News ID: 78146    Publish Date : 2019/07/23


US Naval Buildup in Persian Gulf Creates Risks of Armed Conflict in Region

TEHRAN (defapress)- Reckless military moves in the Persian Gulf could lead to conflict fraught with unpredictable and destructive consequences, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated, commenting on tensions between the US and Iran.
News ID: 78095    Publish Date : 2019/07/18

IRGC Commander:

American Forces under Intense Psychological Pressure in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress)- Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said that the US forces deployed in the Persian Gulf are facing strong psychological pressure, noting that they will soon conclude that they should leave the region.
News ID: 78090    Publish Date : 2019/07/18

Iranian Commander Warns Enemy against ‘Making Mischief’ in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress) – Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said the enemy has become aware that if it causes mischief in the Persian Gulf region, it will not survive the Islamic Republic’s crushing response.
News ID: 77871    Publish Date : 2019/06/25


Iran Guarantor of Peace in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran is the guarantor of security in the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz, secretary of the country’s Supreme National Security said, decrying the American forces as the root cause of instability in the region.
News ID: 77797    Publish Date : 2019/06/17