Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Masoud Barzani former President of the Kurdistan Region in Erbil as he vowed the region will make no grounds for threats against the Islamic Republic.
Iranian representative to international organizations in Vienna said the opposition of the US to efforts to sign a long-term cooperation agreement between Iran and China is a testimony to the correctness of the decision made by Tehran and Beijing.
Tens of Palestinians have been wounded as they clashed with Israeli forces to voice anger against settlement expansions and annexation plan. Israeli forces dispersed the protesters by shooting tear gas canisters and rubber bullets.
A government-appointed commission to promote the rights of Muslim minorities in India has censured police over failure to protect Muslims in a February campaign against a new citizenship law which led to death of tens of people.
Michael Lynk, UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories, has condemned Tel Aviv regime over the persisting siege of the Gaza Strip calling for an end to “collective punishment” of the Palestinians.