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.


FM Zarif urges Iran-South Africa cooperation against terrorism

Terrorist groups in Africa are a threat to regional and global peace and security and the fight against extremism is a major subject for mutual cooperation, said Zarif.

Iran ready to offer reciprocal visa-free travel: Zarif

Iran has held talks with many countries on visa requirements and the diplomacy apparatus is ready to provide anything needed to facilitate the growth of the tourism sector, said Zarif.
Marzieh Afkham

Iran denounces British FM Hammond’s ‘unconstructive’ remarks

Iran's policy toward its neighbors is based on ensuring collective interests, strengthening friendship and peaceful coexistence with an emphasis on religious commonalities, said Afkham.

Resalat daily urges reaction to Hammond comments

If the government feels committed to fulfilling the ideals of Imam Khomeini, President Rouhani should have criticized Hammond who said that Iran has shown a more nuanced approach toward Israel.
Marzieh Afkham

Iran will keep pursuing freedom of nationals: Foreign Ministry

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham has said that Iran remains concerned over the fate of the prisoners and is seeking consular access to them.

US, Israel enmity toward Iran never waned: Leader

Since the beginning of the Revolution, the enmity of the Zionists and the Americans has not waned, the leader said.

Iran sanctions to be lifted one after another: President Rouhani

President Rouhani said his administration has gone beyond expectations in achieving its objectives in its first two years in office.

Britain should cease interventionist policy toward Iran: Larijani

Britain has a negative record in the minds of Iranians. However no one should be stalled in the past and there must be a move forward, said Hammond in a meeting with Ali Larijani.

Steinmeier to pay visit to Iran to boost bilateral ties: official

The German foreign minister is to visit Tehran in October at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Shamkhani, Hammond call for boosting all out ties

Iran expects the British government to change its approach toward Iran and stay away from non-constructive misunderstandings, said Shamkhani in the meeting with Hammond.

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