Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday welcomed a recent agreement between Yemen’s Ansarullah movement and the Saudi-backed former government to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, urging both sides to take immediate action to implement the deal.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry in a statement rejected remarks by an Iranian lawmaker who has claimed that the authority of some Iranian islands had been supposed to be transferred to China under a 25-year cooperation agreement.
Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei said that a military cooperation agreement recently signed between Iran and Syria demonstrates that the two countries are at the same front in the fight against terrorism.
The European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, the leaders of Italy and France said on Wednesday, as they sought to patch up bruised bilateral relations.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called on warring parties in Yemen to withdraw from the embattled port city of Hudaydah “as soon as possible” in line with a ceasefire deal reached in December 2018.