Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Foreign Policy

Iranian Leader: Expansion of Iran-Turkmenistan ties serves interests of both nations

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enhancement of relations between Iran and Turkmenistan will serve the interests of both nations, expressing Tehran’s readiness for closer cooperation with Ashgabat in various fields.

President Raisi: Iran’s envoys abroad must double efforts to boost ties with regional states, intl. organizations

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi urges the Foreign Ministry and heads of the country’s diplomatic missions abroad to double their efforts to promote ties with neighbors, regional states and Muslim countries in addition to international organizations.

Iran, Turkmenistan ink 5 cooperation agreements

Iran and Turkmenistan sign five agreements for cooperation in different fields, as Tehran pushes to further bolster relations with neighbors and regional countries in the face of Western sanctions.

Iran FM: Reconciliation with Saudi Arabia not a ‘tactical agreement’

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says reconciliation with Saudi Arabia is not a mere tactical agreement, and that the deal is in fact rooted in Tehran’s policy of prioritizing neighbors.

Iran’s Raisi calls for closer ties with Turkey during Erdogan’s new term

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi offers congratulations to his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for his re-election, calling for the further expansion of relations between the two neighbors during Erdogan’s new term in office.

Official: Iran totally open to resumption of ties with Egypt

The spokesman of Iran’s administration says the Islamic Republic is fully open to a resumption of relations with Egypt, as Tehran pushes to boost relations with Persian Gulf Arab neighbors and other regional states.

Ayatollah Khamenei says expansion of Iran-Oman relations beneficial for both countries

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Iran and Oman will benefit from closer bilateral cooperation. He described the relations between Tehran and Muscat as long-standing and deep-rooted.

President Raisi congratulates Turkey’s  Erdogan on reelection

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on winning the presidential race. Erdogan secured his third consecutive term in office on Sunday's runoff.

Iran FM: Iran, Oman considering comprehensive cooperation plan in near future

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Oman enjoys an exceptional place in the foreign policy of Iran, adding that the two countries are eyeing a comprehensive plan for cooperation in the near future.

Iran, Oman ink four agreements on economic, energy cooperation

Iran and Oman ink four agreements for cooperation in the fields of trade and energy, as the Persian Gulf country’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said visits the Islamic Republic.

Oman’s sultan arrives in Iran for two days of high-level talks

Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said is in the Iranian capital, Tehran, for two days of talks with the country’s top officials on issues of mutual and regional significance.

Official: Omani sultan’s Iran visit another sign of growing ties with Persian Gulf neighbors

The head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations says the Sunday visit by Omani Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said to Tehran is yet another sign of growing relations between the Islamic Republic and its Persian Gulf Arab neighbors.

Official: Tehran ready for official reopening of Iran, Saudi missions

A senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official says Tehran is ready for the official reopening of the Iranian and Saudi missions in both countries, after the two Persian Gulf neighbors reached a reconciliation deal.

Iran rejects Ukraine president’s anti-Tehran claims as worthless and baseless

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry described the recent remarks by the Ukrainian president against the Islamic Republic as a blame game aimed at diverting the public opinion and a political stunt mixed with baseless claims, saying that such accusations are thus worthless.

Iran confirms freedom of diplomat from Belguime jail

The spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Assadollah Assadi, the Iranian diplomat who was arrested in Europe on terrorism charges, has been set free following "five years of suffering in captivity."

Iran, Iraq FMs discuss implementing security deals

The foreign ministers of Iran and Iraq have, in a telephone conversation, discussed ways to implement the security deals signed between the two countries.

Iran rules out recognizing current Taliban rulers of Afghanistan

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Tehran is discontent with the fact that an inclusive government has not been formed yet in Afghanistan, adding Iran will not recognize the current Taliban rulers of Afghanistan.

President Raisi says Iran seeking cooperation with emerging Asian powers

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has stated that Tehran pursues the policy of economic convergence and multilateralism, while seeking comprehensive and balanced collaboration with the new emerging powers in the Asia region.

Oman’s sultan due in Iran on Sunday

Heading a high-ranking official delegation, Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said will visit Tehran on Sunday for a two-day visit, according to a statement issued by the Diwan of Royal Court on Wednesday.

Iran to seek arbitration if water share negotiations fail with Taliban: Vice president

Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs Mohammad Dehqan says Tehran would seek arbitration if negotiations over water rights fail with the Afghan Taliban.

Iran, ASEAN stress efforts to bolster bilateral cooperation

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi calls for efforts to realize the goals set by Tehran and the Indonesia-based Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the promotion of bilateral cooperation.

President Raisi in Jakarta: Iran, Indonesia sign cooperation deals, set goal for boosting trade

Iran and Indonesia sign several agreements for cooperation in various sectors, stressing their determination to boost the value of annual bilateral trade to $20 billion in the future.

IRNA: Satellite images refute Taliban’s water shortage claims in dispute with Iran

Newly-released satellite images show a considerable amount of water at the two controversial dams built by Afghanistan on the Helmand River shared with Iran, contrary to the Taliban’s claims of water shortages there.

Iran’s president in Indonesia for high-level talks

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is in Indonesia on an official visit aimed at promoting relations, particularly in the economic field, between the two Muslim countries.

Iran names ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Iran has named an ambassador to Saudi Arabia, almost two months after the two countries agreed to reestablish diplomatic relations. Alireza Enayati was named Iran’s new ambassador to Riyadh.

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