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Iranian, Turkish Presidents Discuss Bilateral, Regional Issues

Iranian, Turkish Presidents Discuss Bilateral, Regional Issues

He further pointed to regional developments and said, "Numerous threats in the region are endangering the interests of both Iran and Turkey and other Muslim countries". He also hailed the summit of OIC member states in Istanbul , saying that the event produced good results and foiled the plots against the region. Rouhani said that expansion of friendly and brotherly relations with neighboring countries, especially Turkey, is an important principle in Iran's foreign policy.


Russian anger after US-led coalition in Syria strikes pro-Assad fighters

Russian anger after US-led coalition in Syria strikes pro-Assad fighters

In the eastern Ghouta region near the Syrian capital Damascus , 25 people including innocent civilians, women, and children lost their lives. U.S. He described the government's siege and indiscriminate bombardment of eastern Ghouta as "international crimes". On Wednesday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said "all indications" pointed to the Syrian government's use of chlorine weapons.


Armani uniforms for Tokyo primary school spark fierce debate in Japan

Armani uniforms for Tokyo primary school spark fierce debate in Japan

Parents are expected to cover only the cost of lunch and a few stationery supplies. "I want students to study at Taimei Elementary School while feeling their connection to Ginza [but] I am afraid that this awareness is fading away..." A minimum set - a navy-blue jacket and matching pants or skirt, a long-sleeve shirt and a hat - would be more than twice the price of the current uniforms.


Trump aide Rob Porter resigns after abuse allegations, but won't leave immediately

Trump aide Rob Porter resigns after abuse allegations, but won't leave immediately

The White House on Thursday did offer a rare display of contrition, saying that it was "fair to say we all could have done better over the last few hours or last few days in dealing with this situation". At today's briefing, Shah responded to a reporter's question on the circumstances under which Porter left by saying that he "was terminated yesterday" and that "his last day was yesterday", and that he only showed up to work today to pick up his stuff.


US Coast Guard searching for three missing fishermen

US Coast Guard searching for three missing fishermen

A mumbled male voice could be heard issuing the mayday call around 8:30 p.m. The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at 1:09 p.m. for a possible mariner in distress in Buzzards Bay after the searches yielded no findings or correlating information.