With Dr Rouhani ringing the bell;

98-99 school year begins

The 1398-99 school year officially began on Monday with President Hassan Rouhani ringing the bell at Hazrat Khadijah (SA) Girls’ School in Tehran.

President at cabinet session:

Education Ministry most important organ/ Motivating students to critical thinking essential

President Rouhani referred to the beginning of the school year and said, "The Education Ministry is without a doubt the most important organ in the country with 15 million young people".

To mark the beginning of Sacred Defence Week;

Armed forces parade in President’s presence

The armed forces’ parade ceremony was held Sunday morning in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani at the Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini (RA).

President felicitates Iran national volleyball team's victory in Asian Championship/ Appreciating coaching staff, athletes, all people involved

President Rouhani sent a message to congratulate the victory of Iran's national volleyball team in 2019 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship and described it as another golden page to their athletic honours.

At the session of Supreme Council of Economic Coordination;

Decisions made about energy sources price/ Three-member board for supervising unfinished projects designated

The 40th session of the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination was held on Saturday, chaired by President Hassan Rouhani and with heads of the other two branches taking part.

Dr Rouhani instructs Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister:

Play a key role in boosting production, employment by developing tourism, handicrafts industry

President instructed the Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts to try to play a key role in boosting production and employment by developing tourism and handicrafts industry.

In separate letters to Armenian President, PM;

Dr Rouhani felicitates Armenia on National Day

President Hassan Rouhani sent separate messages to the President and Prime Minister of Armenia to felicitate them and the people of the country on the National Day of Armenia.

President appoints 3 Supreme Council of Cultural Heritage & Tourism members

President appointed Dr Seyyed Mohammad Sadeq Kharrazi, Dr Mohammad Hossein Imani Khoshkhoo, and Mr Gholam Hossein Shafe’i as the three members of “Supreme Council of Cultural Heritage & Tourism”.

The Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey stress in a joint statement;

No action should undermine sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria/ Israeli military strikes in Syria heighten tensions in the region/ US Government’s decision regarding the occupied Syrian Golan condemned/ Syrian conflict can only be ended through Syrian-Syrian political process

The Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey, in a joint statement, reaffirmed their firm commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria, rejecting every effort to create new realities in the Syrian field under the pretext of combatting terrorism, including illegitimate self-rule initiatives.

President arrives in Tehran

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran arrived in Tehran from Ankara minutes ago after attending the Fifth Tripartite Summit of Iran, Russia and Turkey.

President in a joint press conference with his Russian and Turkish counterparts:

US' goals by interfering in Syria's internal affairs very dangerous/ US seeking to disintegrate Syria/ Everyone must respect Syria's territorial integrity, national sovereignty

President described the meeting of the Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey in Ankara useful, constructive and an opportunity to review the political and field developments in Syria, and emphasised, "At the meeting, we agreed that Syria's territorial integrity must be preserved, and interference and presence of foreign troops in this country must end".

President in a meeting with his Russian counterpart:

Iran-Russia top officials' consultations serve both nations, region's interests/ Iran-Turkey-Russia cooperation on Syria can influence security development in the region more

The Presidents of Iran and Russia described bilateral, regional and international relations friendly, positive and developing, and stressed the necessity of efforts to develop and deepen Tehran-Moscow relations.

President at the Fifth Tripartite Summit of Iran, Russia and Turkey:

Syrian crisis, similar ones must be settled through peaceful solutions/ American forces’ illegitimate presence in Syrian soil jeopardised its territorial integrity, national sovereignty/ Int’l community should help Syrian refugees return

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran stressed that, “Protecting the integrity and territorial integrity, respecting the national sovereignty, independence, and no foreign interference in Syria’s internal affairs must be seriously observed and all required groundwork for the return of stability, security and peace in the country must be provided”.