Friday, July 1, 2022

Foreign Policy

Iranian MP: Saudis must show good will in action

An Iranian MP has reacted to Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian’s support for the notion of reopening embassies in Tehran and Riyadh, saying the Islamic Republic never fears negotiations if its national interests are on the line.

Tehran calls on Baghdad to pursue facilitating Iranian Hajj pilgrims’ affairs

Iranian Foreign minister, in a phone talk with his Iraqi counterpart, appreciated Iraqi officials’ efforts to facilitate Iranian Hajj pilgrims’ affairs, urging them to follow up on the issue.

Iran reaffirms readiness to help resolve Russia-Ukraine conflict

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a phone talk with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba on Thursday, said Tehran is ready for contributing to a diplomatic and peaceful initiative to resolve the ongoing crisis between Moscow and Kiev.

Iranian, Russian presidents support expansion of energy cooperation

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says Tehran will pursue expansion of ties with Russia, ignoring the Western financial exchange system.

President Raisi: Israel fuels tensions and is harmful to regional security

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the presence of Israel in the region sparks tensions and does not help regional security.

Tehran rejects G7’s anti-Iran statement as ‘baseless, one-sided’

Tehran has condemned as “baseless, one-sided, and unjust” an anti-Iranian statement issued by the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized states following a summit in Germany.

Iran’s Raisi: Closer ties on agenda of upcoming Caspian Sea summit

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi praises good relations with the littoral states of the Caspian, saying he is set to discuss the legal status of the sea and closer economic cooperation among the neighbors in the region during an upcoming summit of the five states.

Iranian FM: Syria crisis can only be resolved through political means

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said the Syria crisis can only be resolved through political means. Amirabdollahian was speaking in a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Monday night.

At Caspian summit, Iran FM urges joint efforts to boost security, economic ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has called on Caspian Sea littoral states to promote collective efforts aimed at safeguarding the region’s security and increasing economic cooperation among the five nations.

Turkish president holds meeting with Iran’s FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on Monday night met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.

Iranian FM voices hope Tehran and P4+1 will reach a deal in next round of talks 

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdolalhian has expressed hope that the US and the European trio act realistically this time around so that Tehran and the P4+1 group will reach an agreement to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA. 

Greece releases Iranian-flagged ship it seized weeks ago

The CEO of Iran’s Ports and Navigation Organization has said Greece has released an Iranian-flagged ship it had seized a couple of months ago in international waters.

Iranian president to travel to Turkmenistan for regional summit

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi is going to travel to Turkmenistan on Wednesday to participate in the 6th summit of the Caspian Sea littoral states.

‘EU’s Borrell stressed US to fulfill nuclear commitments, guarantee Iran’s economic interests’

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson has quoted the European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell as saying that the United States will abide by its commitments stipulated in a 2015 nuclear deal and UN Security Council Resolution 2231, adding Washington will guarantee the Islamic Republic’s economic interests.

Tehran says supports reopening of Iran-Saudi embassies

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Tehran supports the re-opening of Iranian and Saudi embassies the two countries’ capitals.

President Raisi: Normalization will not result in security for Israel

The Iranian president has reiterated that normalization of ties between Israel and some Arab countries will not bring security for the Zionist regime.

Iraqi PM in Tehran for talks, officially welcomed by President Raisi

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is visiting Tehran at the head of a high-ranking delegation.

Leader’s advisor: Muslim states having ties with Israel unacceptable to Iran

A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran cannot accept that Muslim states establish relations with Israel, adding that the closer they become to the regime, the farther they get from the Islamic Republic.

Iran: US bent on igniting ‘ethnic war, organized unrest’ in Afghanistan

A senior Iranian diplomat warns that the US is making attempts to give a regional dimension to the crisis in Afghanistan by provoking “organized unrest” and “religious” war among various ethnic groups in the country.

Iran says backs any national figure for Iraq’s PM

Iran’s ambassador to Baghdad says Tehran backs just any national figure as Iraq’s prime minister, provided that he would be considered a priority by the people of Iraq and would serve the interests of the country.

President Raisi: Adoption of anti-Iran resolution a wrong move

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has criticized the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for issuing an anti-Tehran resolution, which accused the country of withholding cooperation with the agency. President Raisi stated that the adoption of the resolution was a wrong move in the middle of the Vienna talks.

Khatibzadeh says Israel seeks to target Iran-Turkey ties

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says the recent allegations by the Israeli foreign minister in Ankara is part of a pre-planned scenario to deteriorate the relations between Iran and Turkey.

Kremlin: Putin will certainly visit Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin will certainly travel to Iran at some point, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, but added the exact date of the visit is yet unknown.

Iran urges US to free Afghan frozen assets

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations has called for the release of Afghan assets confiscated by the United States. The war-stricken Asian country is now struggling with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed at least 1500 people.

Iranian social media users react to Russian diplomat’s picture with scarf 

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has captured the attention of Iranian social media users after her picture during a visit to Iran went viral while wearing Islamic veiling.

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