A ceremony in Swedish ambassador’s house in Tehran sparked controversy after it was reported that several deals have been signed between Tehran and Stockholm while Swedish Prime Minister and Iranian ministers were in attendance.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei referred to certain big powers’ interference in the Middle East as the root cause of regional problems today, saying the US and some European countries have had a role in causing crises in Syria and Iraq.
An economic delegation from Bosnia and Herzegovina will arrive in Iran on Saturday in a visit aimed at expanding economic relations between the two countries.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for American and European Affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi, who is on an official visit to Germany, called on Europe to play a more active role in enforcement of the JCPOA, the nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers.
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israeli regime, in apparently sarcastic remarks thanked his British counterpart’s ‘warm welcome’ after he was made to wait outside 10 Downing Street, the office of British PM Theresa May, ahead of his talks on Tuesday.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says the Israeli regime’s Prime Minister is wasting his time by trying to convince European leaders to increase their pressure on Iran.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the need for improvement of ties between Tehran and the European Union, and voiced Iran’s preparedness to develop its cooperation with the EU in a “collective” fight against terrorism.
A top Iranian official criticized France for its support for the anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO), stressing the need to fight any type of terrorism with full force.
During his ongoing visit to Tehran, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault declared his country will double the visas available for Iranians in 2017, in what appears to be a response to US President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban which has targeted several Muslim countries including Iran.
Tejarat Bank has filed a lawsuit at the European Court of Justice (ECJ), seeking compensation for the losses it incurred during the sanctions that targeted Iran's nuclear program, the bank's CEO said on Saturday.