After a controversy about comments on Iran by Germany’s vice-chancellor and minister of economy, who is now in Tehran, his planned meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was cancelled on Tuesday. Sigmar Gabriel...
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel promised on Monday to remind the United States of its commitment to reduce sanctions against Iran, as he courted business ties during a two-day trip to the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman described support for Palestinians as Tehran’s unchanging policy, and dismissed any preconditions for relations with the other countries, including Germany, whose vice chancellor has called for recognition of the Israeli regime by Iran.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi blasted recent remarks by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and German Chancellor Angela Merkel as indicative of a new plot being hatched against Tehran.
Iranian Ambassador to Berlin Ali Majedi said the Islamic Republic has cleared its debt to Germany’s Hermes insurance company.