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.

ISIS Would Have Taken All of Syria If Iran Hadn’t Helped Damascus: General Soleimani

The Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, Major General Qassem Soleimani, commented on Tehran’s assistance to the Syrian government in the ongoing war, stressing that Damascus would have fallen if it was not for Iran’s help.

Spokesman Denies Reports on Taliban Leader’s Iran Visit

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari categorically rejected media reports that claimed Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the slain Taliban leader, had visited Iran before being killed by a US drone strike.

New Zealand FM Calls for Closer Tehran-Wellington Ties

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully stressed the need for promotion of bilateral relations between the Oceanian country and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Afghan Leader, India PM Due in Iran to Discuss Chabahar Port

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are going to visit Tehran to sign a trilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iran on the development of the south-eastern Iranian port city of Chabahar.

Japan’s Ex-PM Urges Tehran-Tokyo Enhanced Ties

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda expressed the hope that the implementation of a lasting nuclear deal between Iran and world powers would help boost Tehran-Tokyo ties.

Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan Resolved to Enhance Strategic Ties

In a meeting in Erbil, Governor-General of Iran’s Kordestan Province Abdol-Mohammad Zahedi and Abdelkarim Sinjari, the Interior Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, explored the avenues for promoting mutual cooperation between the two neighbouring sides.

Iran Ready to Settle Row with Saudi through Talks: Deputy FM

Iran is ready to settle its political conflict with Saudi Arabia through dialog, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi says.

Indian PM to Meet with Ayatollah Khamenei in Tehran

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Iran on Sunday May 22 and plans to meet the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in the Iranian capital.

Iran and the Next US President

The Middle East presents variety of complicated partnerships for the next United States President.  In recent years, the US has been experiencing a strategic...

Iranian FM Meets US and British Counterparts in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held meetings with a number of his counterparts, including US Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, on the sidelines of a meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) in Vienna.

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