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.


What took center stage in Zarif-Kerry meeting in New York?

The Iranian foreign minister has said that implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action can help remove some misunderstandings between Iran and the US which have occurred in recent decades.

Iran’s Rouhani urges UN to press Saudi over Mina tragedy

It is imperative that the UN Secretary General [Ban Ki-moon] remind the Riyadh government of its legal and human obligations,” Rouhani said.

President Rouhani calls for investigation into Mina tragedy

In his speech to the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York on Saturday, President Rouhani expressed deep regret over the heartbreaking incident and offered his condolences to the bereaved.

Iranians given priority for investment in country: Rouhani

Iranian entrepreneurs, managers and investors, both inside and outside the country, always take priority when it comes to presence in different economic areas in the country, President Rouhani said.

Iran’s FM regrets Riyadh’s lack of cooperation with Tehran on Mina tragedy

Zarif also sent separate messages to his counterparts in the Muslim countries whose nationals have been killed or injured in Mecca.

Iran FM urges timely implementation of JCPOA

The top Iranian diplomat expressed hope that Tehran and the IAEA would proceed with positive cooperation to clarify outstanding issues over the country’s nuclear program.
‘Political resolve, goodwill key for comprehensive nuclear deal’

Zarif attends UN meeting on Afghanistan in New York

During the meeting, participants underlined the role of the friendly neighbors of Afghanistan and the international community in protecting peace, security, unity and territorial integrity of Afghanistan.

Tehran ready to develop ties with Stockholm: Rouhani

Sweden is ready to open a new chapter in its bilateral ties with Iran, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said in a meeting with President Rouhani.

Iran is an influential regional power: Rousseff

Terror groups should not get a chance to turn into terrorist states, President Rouhani said in a meeting with his Brazilian counterpart in New York.
Hashemi Rafsanjani

Saudi government responsible for Mina tragedy: Ayatollah Rafsanjani

Ayatollah Rafsanjani has said that Saudi officials in charge of [maintaining] order in Hajj rituals are responsible for the incident near Mecca and should be answerable to the Islamic world.

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