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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.
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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.

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.
Hossein Amir-Abdollahian

Iran nixed Assad ouster clause in Vienna: Deputy FM

Only Assad himself can decide on his participation or non-participation in the elections and it is only the people of Syria who can say whether they will vote for him or not, the Iranian diplomat said.
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Zarif hopes China plays constructive role in JCPOA implementation

As the implementation of the nuclear deal is around the corner, it is necessary to hold talks with China on how to use the new situation to boost joint economic activities, said Zarif.
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President Rouhani welcomes participants in GECF summit (PHOTOS)

Among others, presidents of Bolivia, Russia, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Venezuela, Iraq and Turkmenistan attended the summit of Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).
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FM Blasts UAE Minister for Anti-Iran Remarks

Recent allegations by UAE top diplomat that Iran meddles in internal affairs of some regional countries came under fire by Iran’s Foreign Ministry.
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.

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