Saturday, January 28, 2023

Politics

Iranian FM: Attack on Azerbaijani Embassy was not terrorist attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said in a tweet that he visited those injured in Friday’s attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy to be informed of their treatment and recovery.

US says talks with Iran made no progress

US National Security Council Strategic Communications Coordinator John Kirby says that no progress has been made in nuclear negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iranian Judiciary: Azeri Embassy attacker in April complained after his wife went missing

Iran’s Judiciary says the man who attacked Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran, in April filed a complaint with a court in the northwestern city of Orumia because his wife had gone missing.

Iranian president strongly condemns armed attack on Azeri Embassy in Tehran

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has strongly condemned Friday's armed attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran.

Iranian FM says Tehran-Baku ties should not be affected by attack on Azeri embassy

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has told his Azerbaijani counterpart that Baku and Tehran should not let their ties be affected by Friday attack on the Azeri embassy in Tehran.

Iran says Iraq’s using fake name for Persian Gulf not to change realities

Iran once again protested Iraqi authorities' use of a fake name for the Persian Gulf. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson has said misnaming the body of water contradicts the principle of good neighborliness and the friendly nature of bilateral ties. 

British ambassador returns to Tehran 

British Ambassador to Tehran Simon Shercliff has announced his return to the Iranian capital after he was recalled by London for consultation.

Iranian FM to French counterpart: France stance towards Iran unfriendly

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian had told his French counterpart Catherine Colonna that France has incited the recent unrests and deadly riots in Iran, describing it as unfriendly.

Iran announces new sanctions on EU and Britain

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has in a statement announced sanctions against some individuals and entities in France and Britain as well as some European lawmakers.

IAEA chief says to visit Iran next month

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi has said that he plans to head to Iran next month for "much-needed" talks with officials in Tehran over the country's nuclear program.

Nuclear chief: Iran ranks world’s 5th in production of radiopharmaceuticals

The Iranian atomic chief praises the country’s progress in the development of radiopharmaceuticals, especially those fighting cancer, rejecting “lies” spread by the Israeli regime about diversion in the country’s nuclear activities.

Minister: Iranian security forces disband over 12 terrorist teams linked to Israel

Iranian Intelligence Minister Esmail Khatib says the country’s security forces have disbanded more than 12 terrorist groups that were linked to the Israeli regime.

MPs urge Iran’s govt. branches to help sooth economic, political tensions

A group of Iranian lawmakers have written to the heads of the three branches of the government to adopt measures aimed at calming the political and economic tensions that have gripped the country over the past few months.

Iranian FM: Tehran to defend territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

The Iranian foreign minister has reaffirmed that Tehran has always defended and will always defend the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan Republic.

Iranian lawmaker: Leaving NPT and expulsion of IAEA inspectors on the table

An Iranian lawmaker has said the Islamic republic of Iran has put on the table leaving the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, NPT, and expelling the UN atomic watchdog’s inspectors from the country as a response to the recent draft resolution of the European parliament against the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Police arrest members of a gang involved in a range of crimes

Police in the Iranian capital have dismantled a cell whose members allegedly involved in a range of crimes.

President Raisi: Iran to stand by Syria during reconstruction

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the Islamic Republic will stand by Syria during the reconstruction period like during the resistance era.

Official: Brain drain in Iran escalating into general immigration

The rate of migration by Iranians has increased 1.5 times in recent years. That’s according to the head of the immigration observatory of Iran.

Two Iranian police officers killed in southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan

The police commander in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Balouchestan says two of its forces have been killed in an ambush during a patrol mission in Bampour County.

Iran FM: Emotional behavior to prove costly for Europe

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has warned the European countries that “emotional behavior” by Europeans will prove costly for them.

EU’s top diplomat says Iran nuclear deal ‘not dead’, no progress in talks

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrel has said that the Iran nuclear deal is not “dead”, but no progress has been made in negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran condemns EU, UK bans on real and legal persons, vows own sanctions

Iran has strongly condemned a move by the European Union and Britain to impose sanctions on some Iranian real and legal persons, saying Tehran will soon announce its own bans against the Europeans.

President Raisi: Iran wants full implementation of agreements with Russia

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran wants to fully implement all its agreements with Russia. President Raisi made the comment in a meeting with the chairman of Russia’s State Duma in Tehran on Monday.

Iran parliament not discussing closure of Strait of Hormuz: Presiding Board member

The spokesman for the Presiding Board of the Iranian parliament says no motion regarding the closure of the Strait of Hormuz is on the chamber’s agenda, after a lawmaker floated the idea on Sunday.

Iran Foreign Ministry: No direct bilateral talks with US government

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has reacted to reports of talks between Tehran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Amir Saeed Iravani and US Special Representative on Iran Robert Malley, saying Tehran is holding no direct bilateral talks with Washington.

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