Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday that Saudi Arabia can not ignore the realities on the ground by playing a blame game and accusing Iran.
The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Riyadh must guarantee the safety of Iranian pilgrims as a condition for their future dispatch to Saudi Arabia following the death of thousands of people in the deadly 2015 crush during the Hajj rituals in Mina.
Director-General for Political and International Security Affairs at the Iranian Foreign Ministry Hamid Baeidinejad said the country has objected Saudi Arabia’s “discriminatory” move to prevent an Iranian delegation from visiting the Arab country to attend an OIC meeting.
Iranian First Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi said Sunday the Syrian ceasefire plan will prepare the ground for a political solution to the Arab country’s crisis.
The Islamic Republic of Iran and Switzerland signed on Sunday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on expansion of shipping and sea transport cooperation.
Fighting subsided across much of Syria as the first major ceasefire of the devastating five-year war appeared to broadly hold despite sporadic breaches in parts of the battle-scarred country.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged greater Swiss investment in Iran, describing the volume of trade between Tehran and Bern as “small and uneven.”
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran is utterly opposed to any moves aimed at splitting neighboring Iraq as well as Syria.
European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday hailed the recent parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections held across Iran on Friday, and wished the best for the Iranian nation.
Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials and sign agreements in different fields.