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.

Zarif-Buhari-Morteza Rahimi

Iran Supports Nigeria’s Plan to Restructure Its Economy: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, voiced Tehran’s preparedness to help the west African nation in its fight against terrorism as well as its efforts to improve its economic structure.
Bahram Ghasemi

Iran Urges China, Philippines to Show Restraint on Territorial Disputes

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi voiced concerns over recent territorial disputes in the South China Sea, calling on China and the Philippines to exercise restraint.
Bahram Ghasemi

Iran Condemns Kadhimiya Terrorist Blast

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson strongly denounced the recent terrorist blast which hit the Iraqi holy city of Kadhimiya.

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Decries Kabul Terrorist Attack

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani condemned deadly bomb blasts that killed scores of people in Kabul on Saturday, saying the attack was a plot to destabilize Afghanistan and create discord within the society.

Iranian FM Zarif Starts Tour of African Countries

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left the Iranian capital for Nigeria as the first destination of his tour of four countries in Western Africa.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Criticizes Media Hype over Munich Shooter’s Nationality

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said it could not still verify the authenticity of reports that a teenager who shot and killed ten people in Munich was of Iranian descent, stressing that, in any case, Tehran condemns terrorist attacks no matter who is behind them.

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Kabul

Iran’s Foreign Ministry roundly condemned suicide bombing blasts that killed scores of people in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday, renewing the call for joint efforts in the fight against terrorism.

Iran’s FM Urges Shiites, Sunnis to Unite against Extremists

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the recent terrorist attacks in the Afghan capital, Kabul, calling on Shiites and Sunnis to unite against extremist groups.
Hamid Aboutalebi, the Iranian President’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Political Affairs

Iranian Official to Saudi Regime: You’ll Finally Come for Talks!

A senior Iranian official believes that the Saudi regime will come to the negotiating table once its oil incomes are over. Until that time, Iran will remain patient, he said.
Mohammad Jazad Zarif

Zarif’s Different Visit to Africa in Post-JCPOA Era

An Iranian official says an upcoming visit by the Iranian Foreign Minister to Africa will be a different one compared with the previous ones given the positive atmosphere created after the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, known as JCPOA.

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