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.

Bahram Ghasemi- FM Spoksman

Iran Denounces Dissolution of Bahraini Opposition Group

Iran’s Foreign Ministry deplored a Bahraini court’s ruling on dissolution of the main opposition bloc, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, saying such unconstructive measures will only complicate the Arab country’s situation.

Tokyo Tehran’s Close Friend: Iranian FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday hailed the close bond between Tehran and Tokyo, and underlined the potential for development of Iran-Japan ties in different fields.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi

Living Up to Some Preliminary Red Lines Was Impossible: Nuclear Negotiator

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, who was a senior member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team, says that the team tried to observe all the red lines outlined by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in the nuclear talks, but it was not possible to meet some conditions.
Hossein Amir Abdollahian

Coup, Terrorism Two Sides of Same Coin: Iranian Diplomat

A former Iranian deputy foreign minister slammed acts of terrorism and coups as two sides of the same coin that is targeting regional security and stability.
Mohammad Javad Zarif in Parliament

Iran’s FM Briefs MPs on JCPOA Achievements and Regional Developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif briefed Parliament members on the achievements of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as well as the ongoing developments in the world, particularly the recent coup in Turkey and the terrorist attack in France, a lawmaker said.

Iran Strongly Opposed to Coup Against Erdogan Government: Leader Aide

A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has reiterated Iran’s vehement opposition to any use of force to topple democratically-elected governments, particularly the recent abortive coup attempt in Turkey.
ALi Larijani

Iran’s Larijani Hails Victory of Democracy in Turkey

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has hailed the victory of democracy and national will over "a desperate bid" in Turkey to topple the country’s government through an military coup.
National Security Council

Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Holds Session on Turkey Coup

Members of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) convened on Saturday, July 16, to discuss the recent military coup attempt in Turkey.

Iran Backs Democratically Elected Gov’t in Turkey: Spokesman

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman voiced Tehran’s support for the democratically-elected government of Turkey after an abortive military coup created chaos in the neighbouring country.

Iranian and Turkish FMs Hold 3rd Phone Conversation after Turkey’s Failed Coup

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu spoke by phone for the third time on Saturday to discuss the latest developments in the wake of a midnight, abortive military coup in Turkey.

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