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US in No Position to Comment about Iran Election Process: Spokesman

Iran's Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says the United States Department of State is in no position to comment about Iran's democratic mechanisms, and that Washington had better correct its own internal affairs before judging other countries.

Raisi’s First Presser as President-Elect Makes Headlines in Iran

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

A World First: Charitable Online Taxi for Disabled in Iran

A charity NGO in Iran is about to launch the world’s first free online taxi service for the disabled people. The service, which is a brainchild of the director of Behesht-e Imam Reza charity, is specifically designed for the disabled with major movement problems as well as the mentally disabled.

Iran Congratulates Armenia on Successful Parliamentary Elections  

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman congratulated the people of the Republic of Armenia, and those elected in the country’s snap parliamentary vote, on holding the elections successfully.

Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program, Regional Issues Not Negotiable: Raisi

Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi has reaffirmed that his administration will stick to the Islamic Republic's policy of not sitting for talks over its ballistic missile program or regional influence.

Raisi Says Ready to Reopen Iran’s Embassy in Riyadh

Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi says there is no barrier to the reopening of the Iranian embassy in Riyadh once he's sworn in in August.

Iran, P4+1 Conclude Sixth Round of Vienna Talks to Save JCPOA

At the close of the sixth round of talks in the Austrian capital, Vienna, aimed at reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission was held chaired by Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) Enrique Mora.

Agreement in Vienna Talks Near at Hand; Gaps Remain to Be Filled: Araqchi

Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s top negotiator in the Vienna talks on the 2015 nuclear deal, says participants are very close to clinching an agreement but there are still outstanding issues that need to be addressed.
Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan Back Afghan Peace Process, Fight on Terror

Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan Back Afghan Peace Process, Fight on Terror

Foreign ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan called for active participation of the three countries in the Afghan peace process and fight against terrorism in the region.

Tehran, Islamabad Discuss Closer Cooperation on Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum.

Iran, Kuwait Discuss Latest Status of Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Libya

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart in the Turkish city of Antalya on bilateral and regional issues.

Iran, Poland Enjoy Longstanding Relations: Zarif

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Polish counterpart in the Turkish city of Antalya.

Iran, Turkey Discuss Economic Cooperation in Region

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks in the city of Antalya, Turkey.

Iran, Tajikistan Discuss Closer Cooperation on Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Tajik counterpart Sirojiddin Muhriddin on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Turkey.

Iran Summons British Envoy to Protest Harassment of Its Voters

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned the British ambassador to Tehran on Saturday, June 19, 2021, to protest against the problems created for the Iranian voters in Britain, the Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said.

President Rouhani Meets President-Elect Raisi

Outgoing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Ebrahim Raisi, the winner of Iran's 2021 presidential elections.

Caracas: Iran’s Dispatch of Oil Tanker to Venezuela ‘Unforgettable’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza have discussed the latest status of bilateral ties as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.

Presidential Contenders Congratulate Raisi on His Election Victory

Abdolnasser Hemmati, Mohsen Rezaei, and Amir-Hossein Qazizadeh Hashemi have, in separate messages, congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on winning the presidential elections.

iran’s Zarif, EU’s Borrell Express Hope Vienna Talks Will Bear Fruit

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell in the Turkish city of Antalya.

Iran Election Results Announced: Raisi Wins Majority of Votes

Iran's Interior Ministry says it has so far counted 90 percent of the votes cast in the country's presidential elections, and Ebrahim Raisi has so far won the majority of votes.