Saturday, May 28, 2022

Foreign Policy

‘Iran to take punitive measures against Greece over oil tanker seizure’

Iran is reportedly seeking to adopt punitive measures against Greece after the latter seized an Iranian-flagged oil tanker in waters off the European country and handed over its cargo to the United States.

Iran summons Swiss diplomat to protest seizure of ship off Greece waters

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Switzerland’s chargé d'affaires as protector of the US interests in Iran to convey Tehran’s strong protest to Washington over the seizure of a cargo ship with Iranian flag off Greece waters.

Iran says seeking closer ties with Russia as strategic policy

Iranian First Vice President Mohammd Mokhber says Tehran seriously pursues expansion of ties with Moscow as a strategic policy.

Iran summons Greece envoy over ship seizure

Following the seizure of a ship with the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Greek waters, the Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Greece’s Chargé d'Affaires. in the absence of its ambassador, and strongly protested the move.

Iran FM says to use Davos meetings to expand economic ties with others

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says he will use his meetings during and on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum in Switzerland’s Davos to expand Iran’s ties with other world countries. Amir Abdollahian made the comments upon arrival in Zurich.

Iran calls for restoring stability to Afghanistan, Yemen

The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs has called for taking practical measures to help establish peace and stability in Afghanistan and Yemen.

Raisi: Iran-Oman cooperation goes ‘far beyond’ good neighborly ties

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has described his trip to Oman as a “turning point” in ties between the two Persian Gulf states, saying Tehran-Muscat cooperation goes “far beyond” mere good neighborly relations.

Iran: US support making Israel more insolent

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the open and secret support of the United States for Israel has played a key role in making the regime more insolent in its acts of aggression.

Raisi: Ties with Oman will boost regional cooperation

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says there is “considerable similarity” between the viewpoints of Tehran and Muscat on issues of joint interests, adding that good bilateral relations will help boost regional cooperation.

Communiqué: Iran president visit to Oman opened new chapter in ties

Iran and Oman have issued a communiqué at the end of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s visit to the Persian Gulf sultanate, reiterating their resolve to expand all-out ties based on good neighborliness.

Iranian President Raisi in Muscat, officially welcomed by Sultan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has arrived in Oman on an official visit, where expansion of bilateral cooperation tops the agenda.

FM: Iran seeking to expand relations with African states

Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has stated Iran especially the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi spares no effort to expand relationships with African nations.

Raisi: Oman visit to deepen mutual political, economic ties

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says his visit to Oman is a step toward expansion of good relations with neighboring countries.

Iranian, Qatari FMs hold telephone consultations

The foreign ministers of Iran and Qatar have discussed the latest agreements concluded during the recent visit by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to Tehran during a phone conversation initiated by Qatar’s top diplomat.

Iran, Kazakhstan hail growing ties, urge closer cooperation

Senior Iranian and Kazakh officials have praised growing ties between the countries and stressed the need for the two Asian nations to further promote bilateral relations, especially in economy and trade.

‘Iran, Saudi Arabia can’t seek each other’s exclusion as two Mideast powers’

A former Iranian foreign minister says Iran and Saudi Arabia cannot seek each other’s exclusion as two Middle Eastern powers and should instead complement each other’s capacities in order to ensure peace and stability in the region.

Oman: Iran president’s visit manifests good neighborliness

Oman Royal Court in a statement on Saturday highlighted that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s Monday visit to Muscat manifests good neighborliness and deep-rooted relations between the two countries.

Iranian ambassador to Muscat: Raisi’s visit to Oman can expand ties

Iran’s Ambassador to Oman says the Iranian president’s visit to the Persian Gulf sultanate will create new potentials to strengthen bilateral ties.

Iranian lawmaker calls Raisi’s visit to Oman “strategic”

A member of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has said the upcoming visit of President Ebrahim Raisi to Oman is strategic.

Iranian Foreign Ministry says Tehran to pursue right to Hirmand water thru legal ways

Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Saeed Khatibzadeh says Tehran will pursue the restoration of its right to the water of Hirmand River along the Afghanistan border through legal channels.

Iran’s Raisi due in Oman for talks on closer neighborly cooperation

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is set to make an official visit to neighboring Oman early next week for talks with the Sultanate’s top authorities on issues of bilateral interest, mainly economic cooperation.

Iran FM invited to New Delhi

Indian foreign minister has invited his Iranian counterpart to visit New Delhi for talks over issues of mutual concern as well as regional and international developments.

Iran’s Raisi: Constructive relations between neighbors strengthen regional security

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says the most important factor that can strengthen regional security is the existence of constructive relations between neighboring countries. He made the remarks in a Thursday meeting with Azerbaijan’s First Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Abdulla Oghlu Mustafayev in Tehran.

Iran, Cuba call for expansion of ‘strategic’ relations

President Ebrahim Raisi hails “strategic” relations between Tehran and Havana in different fields, especially the health sector, saying Iran attaches significance to the expansion of relations with Cuba and other independent states that stand against the US greed.

Iran FM: Energy, transportation major fields for Tehran-Baku expansion of ties

The top Iranian diplomat described the energy and transportation sectors as two major pillars for expansion of economic cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan Republic.

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