Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei blamed hegemonic powers, the US in particular, for the sufferings of the people of Syria, and reiterated that the Arab country’s fate cannot be decided by non-Syrian sides.
Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a Foreign Ministry spokesman, announced that Switzerland had officially taken over the Saudi Arabian and Iranian interests sections in Tehran and Riyadh respectively, at the request of both countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized that Syrian people alone have the right to decide the fate of their country and President Bashar al-Assad, rejecting comments about Syria by the outsiders.
Iran and its President Hassan Rouhani are pioneers of fighting violence, extremism and terrorism, Ghana President John Dramani Mahama said on Sunday.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will make an official visit to the neighboring Turkey within the coming months, the Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Alireza Bigdeli announced.
Foreign Ministry offices in provinces, and especially country's international airports are directed to issue 30-day visas for nationals of 180 countries, deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Saturday.
President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed his visiting Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama in Sa'dabad historical complex here on Sunday.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that taking any decision on the future of President Bashar Assad lies with the Syrian nation themselves.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed issues of mutual interests with counterparts from different countries here on Saturday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced the country’s readiness to cooperate with Saudi Arabia on the settlement of the regional problems, saying that Tehran and Riyadh cannot ignore each other in the region.