Joint drills and meetings to exchange maritime information and knowledge carry the message that security and peace in the strategic region of Strait of Hormuz, southern Iran, and the Indian Ocean can solely be ensured with regional states’ assistance.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released on Tuesday the ninth annual Global Food Security Index (GFSI) sponsored by Corteva, which measures the underlying drivers of food security in 113 countries, based on the factors of affordability, availability, quality and safety, and natural resources and resilience.
Iran hails that an opportunity has arisen for the countries of the region to renew their perspective of the issue of collective security, calling the matter an asset than cannot be either bought from abroad or guaranteed by stockpiling foreign weapons.
The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said increased military activities by the US Army in the West Asia region stems from Washington’s fear of the consequences of its past acts of mischief in this region.
Iran’s Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Baqeri said Sunday defense cooperation between Iran and Iraq will improve security in the face of US efforts to “redeploy terrorists” in the region.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed the importance of implementing Iran’s peace initiative to promote security in the Persian Gulf, dubbed Hormuz Peace Endeavour (HOPE), calling for collective cooperation among neighbors to establish “inclusive dialogue and security networking” in the region.
A highest-ranking military commander warned the United Arab Emirates that it will be held accountable for any harm to Iran’s security caused by Israel as the Arab country has normalized ties with the regime.
Security measures were imposed in the Belarusian capital Minsk as voters went to the polls Sunday in a tense presidential election, with residents reporting a heavy police presence and problems connecting to the internet.
Iran's First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri urged Pakistan’s government to seriously prevent acts against Iran’s security arguing that promotion of Tehran-Islamabad trade relations requires establishing peace and security in border areas.