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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.

Ebrahim Rahimpour

FM Official: High Potential for Iran-Mongolia Cooperation

Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific and Commonwealth Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour stressed the high potential for good relations between Iran and Mongolia.

Kayhan Editorial: Iran Should Close Straits of Hormuz in Response to US Asset Seizure

In an editorial in Kayhan newspaper, Hossein Shariatmadari argues that Iranian officials should shut the strategic Straits of Hormuz, a major route for the transit of oil tankers from the Middle East, as a response to a recent US court ruling that confiscated nearly $2bn of Iran’s frozen assets.

Unlike US, Iran Respects Afghans: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says that unlike certain governments like the US and Britain, the Islamic Republic has always treated Afghans with respect and hospitality.
Saudi-Ahsa-Attack

Iran censures terrorist attack against Shiite mourners in Saudi Arabia

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, has denounced an attack on Shiite Muslims on Ashura, asking Saudi officials to identify and punish those behind the terrorist attack in the country.
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Iranian and Polish FMs Sign Political Cooperation MoU

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Polish counterpart Witold Waszczykowski discussed a range of issues at a meeting in Warsaw, and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on periodic political consultation between the two countries.
Iran-Sweden Trade Meeting-Stockholm

Iran-Sweden Trade Meeting Opens in Stockholm

An Iran-Sweden trade meeting opened on Wednesday June 1, attended by 230 Iranian and Swedish economic figures.

Let Muslims Take Over Fight on Terror: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says combating terrorism must be assigned to Muslim states, expressing regret that terrorist activities are wrongly attributed to Islam.
Iran Azerbaijan

Iran, Azerbaijan FMs explore Nagorno-Karabakh disputes

Iran seeks a peaceful solution to end the dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh region in line with international law, said Zarif.
Rouhani-Italy

Iran trying to promote peace in region: Rouhani

Pointing to age-old relations between Iran and Italy, the president said at a meeting with two Italian ministers there are no obstacles in the way of fostering mutual cooperation.

Spokesman Rejects Saudi FM’s Allegation against Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari rejected recent remarks made by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir on Iran’s military presence in Iraq, saying that the Islamic Republic’s advisory mission there has been undertaken at the request of Baghdad.

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