Foreign Policy

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.


Iran, Russia to Continue Cooperating until Terrorism Elimination: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and Russia will proceed with their “strategic cooperation” in the campaign against terrorism until the elimination of this malicious phenomenon across the Middle East.
somali pirates

Iran Pursuing Release of Sailors Abducted by Somalian Pirates

Iran is willing to pay the money demanded by Somalian pirates to release Iranian abducted sailors, but European countries prevent Tehran from doing so, an Iranian official says.
bahram qassemi

Tehran-Riyadh Differences Not Religious: Iranian Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman believes that religion plays no role in the differences between his country and Saudi Arabia, adding that Israel is benefiting the most from the rift between the two major Muslim states.
Ali Larijani-Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko

Iran, Russia Cooperating on Middle East Issues: Larijani

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic and Russia are cooperating on issues related to the Middle East.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

EU Must Play More Active Role in Regional, Global Issues: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the European Union plays a crucial role in regional and international issues but can be more active in this regard.
Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko

Top Russian Parliamentarian in Tehran for Key Talks

Russia's Federation Council Chairperson Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko has arrived in Tehran to hold key talks with senior Iranian officials.
Bahram Ghasemi

Iran Condemns Huge Terrorist Attack in Pakistan’s Balochistan

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has denounced a huge terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, which killed tens of innocent people, including women and children.

Iran Proposes Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Hungary[:es]Irán propone cooperación en materia de energía nuclear...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani proposed that Iran and Hungary cooperate in peaceful employment of nuclear energy.[:es] En una reunión con el presidente de la Asamblea Nacional de Hungría, Laszlo Kover, en Teherán el sábado, el presidente Rouhani destacó el progreso de Irán en las tecnologías modernas, como la nanotecnología y la biotecnología, proponiendo la cooperación mutua en la industria nuclear.

China’s Defence Minister Due in Iran Sunday

Chinese Minister of National Defense General Chang Wanquan will travel to Iran on Sunday for an official visit.
Ali Motahari

Iran Should Not Be Afraid of Letting EU Open Office in Tehran: MP

The outspoken vice-speaker of Iran’s Parliament believes that Tehran should not be worried about allowing the European Union to open an office in Iran, and even should welcome the criticisms of its human rights conditions.

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