Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria over phone

TEHRAN– Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the ongoing war in Syria over the phone on Saturday.

The two leaders talked about bilateral ties apart from Syria, the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, said.

According to Anadolu, Erdogan and Putin also discussed energy cooperation between Russia and Turkey, including Akkuyu nuclear power plant and TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, the source said, according to Mehr News Agancy.

Talks with US on any other issue, laughing matter

TEHRAN– President Hassan Rouhani stated that some people show little regard for an agreement that’s already been signed and sealed, yet they speak of negotiations on another matter, which is a historically funny thing to say, Mehr News reported.

Rouhani made the remarks in parliament’s open session for vote of confidence to his proposed minister for Energy, stressing that “throughout history, agreements have been one of the critical means of interaction between nations. Adherence to an agreement is a principle beyond religion.”

Palestine to Sue UK for Role in Zionist Entity’s Creation on Occupied Land

In response to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s boastful remarks about the UK’s role in creating Israel, Palestine is planning to file a complaint against the UK for being behind the displacement of Palestinian people, a senior Palestinian official says, Press T.V reported.

Palestinians are planning to take legal action against the UK in British and international courts for displacing Palestinian people, Nabil Shaath, an aide to President Mahmoud Abbas, said during an interview with Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen network on Thursday.

Iraqi PM: Daesh Terrorists “Have No Choice but to Die or Surrender.”

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says his country's “heroic legions” are advancing into the "last den" of the DaeshTakfiri terrorist group in the Arab country and will liberate the few remaining towns and villages from the grips of the terror outfit soon.

The Iraqi premier made the remarks in a Thursday statement issued from neighboring Iran, where he was on an official visit, saying the Iraqi forces were pushing forward to liberate the towns of “al-Qa'im and Rawa, and the surrounding villages and hamlets” in the country’s western Anbar province.

Syria, Resistance Axis Overcome Terrorism, Says Iran's Envoy

Beirut - Syria and Resistance Axis have gained significant victories on the ground and in political arena in confronting the Zionist regime of Israel and terrorist groups, Iran's envoy said on Friday, IRNA reported.

Iran's Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammad Fathali in a meeting with a delegation from National Democratic Party of Lebanon on Fridayalso emphasized the importance of efforts made by Resistance groups in neutralizing the plots against the region and its nations.