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Articles and opinions about Iran’s diplomatic relations, including those related to major supranational bodies such as the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement.

US Siege on Civilians Aimed at Undermining Lebanon Victory: Iran

US Siege on Civilians Aimed at Undermining Lebanon Victory: Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has blasted the US aerial siege on several buses carrying women and children, saying the move is aimed at undermining Lebanon’s victories over ISIS.
Iranians Are Saudi Arabia’s Brothers in Islam: Mecca Governor

Iranians Are Saudi Arabia’s Brothers in Islam: Mecca Governor

The governor of the holy city of Mecca has referred to Iranians and Saudi Arabians as religious brothers, expressing the hope that Iranian pilgrims would remember the Saudis with a good impression.
Iran and Saudi Arabia

Saudi Delegation to Visit Iran after Hajj Season: Spokesman

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says Iranian and Saudi diplomatic delegations will travel to one another's countries merely to visit their respective embassies and consulates nearly 20 months after the severance of bilateral ties.
Qassemi

UN Human Rights Rapporteur Ignoring Improvements in Iran

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has condemned a new report by the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran as “unacceptable” and “politically-motivated,” saying the report ignores several cases of improvement in Iran’s human rights situation.
Iran President Calls for Greater Int'l Cooperation with South Africa

Iran President Calls for Greater Int’l Cooperation with South Africa

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says cooperation between Iran and South Africa can play a prominent role in promoting peace and stability across the world.
Iran Offers Sympathy to Flood-Hit People of India, Nepal, Pakistan

Iran Offers Sympathy to Flood-Hit People of India, Nepal, Pakistan

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has extended sympathy to India, Nepal, and Pakistan over the recent 'catastrophic' floods which left hundreds of people dead, wounded, and missing and caused serious damages.
Qatar's Emir Praises Iran's Help amid 'Cruel Sanctions'

Qatar’s Emir Praises Iran’s Help amid ‘Cruel Sanctions’

Emir of Qatar expressed gratitude to Iran for supporting the Arab country against the “cruel sanctions” imposed by some of the neighbors, calling for the enhancement of ties with Iran in all fields.
‘Riyadh Fails to Intimidate Doha into Downgrading Ties with Tehran’

‘Riyadh Fails to Intimidate Doha into Downgrading Ties with Tehran’

A political commentator says Saudi Arabia has failed to intimidate Qatar into severing its newly-shaped relations with Iran, and has no more cards to play to keep Doha from edging closer to Tehran.
Iran Sympathizes with US over Deadly Harvey Storm

Iran Sympathizes with US over Deadly Harvey Storm

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has expressed regret over the damages and losses caused by the recent storm and flooding that hit parts of the United States, leaving tens of Americans dead and missing.
IAEA

No Need to Inspect Iran’s Military Sites: IAEA

The International Atomic Energy Agency has once again confirmed Iran’s compliance with its commitments as per the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, saying the IAEA sees no need to verify Tehran’s commitment by inspecting its military sites.

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