Saturday, February 4, 2023

Foreign Policy

Russia says top Iranian security official to visit Moscow within days

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani will visit Russia next week for consultations on Afghanistan, Russian special presidential envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov has said.

Iran rejects Macron claims over its nuclear program

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman has rejected as unconstructive the recent claims of French President Emmanuel Macron over Tehran's nuclear program.

Iran rejects media reports of arms shipment to Yemen

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected French media reports regarding the seizure of Iranian arms shipment bound for Yemen.

Iranian FM praises Mauritania’s effort in fighting terror in Sahara

The Iranian Foreign Minister who is in Mauritania on an official visit has praised efforts by the African county to establish peace and fighting terrorism in the Sahara region.

Iran condemns Ukrainian presidential advisor remarks as suspicious, provocative

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has condemned the remarks by the Ukrainian president's advisor on the recent destructive act against a military facility in central Iran as suspicious and provocative.

Iranian parliament speaker to Azerbaijan: Don’t make a decision out of emotion

Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohamamd Bagher Qalibaf has urged the Republic of Azerbaijan to avoid making a decision out of emotion following the recent deadly attack on the Azeri embassy in Tehran.

Iran summons Ukraine envoy after comments on Isfahan attack

Iran has summoned Ukraine’s charge d'affaires in Tehran to protest comments by a top Ukrainian presidential advisor about the drone attack on the central Iranian city of Isfahan on Saturday.

Azerbaijani embassy in Tehran suspends operation after deadly shooting

Azerbaijan Republic has suspended the operation of its embassy in Tehran and evacuated its staff after a recent deadly attack on the diplomatic mission in the Iranian capital, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov has confirmed.

Amirabdollahian: Iran ready for new talks with Saudis, got messages from JCPOA sides

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Iran and Saudi Arabia are going to continue their talks aimed at normalizing relations that were severed in 2016.

Iranian and Azerbaijani presidents spok on the phone after embassy attack 

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev have held a telephone conversation a day after a deadly armed attack on Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Tehran.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Iran FM does not rule out exit from NPT if Europe blacklists IRGC

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has not ruled out the possibility of Tehran’s withdrawal from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) if the Europeans fail to revise their “belligerent polices” toward the Islamic Republic.

Sacrilege of Holy Quran in Sweden example of hatemongering and violence against Muslims: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani vehemently condemned the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden as a brazen example of hatemongering and violence against Muslims.

China’s foreign minister invites Amirabdollahian to Beijing

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian held a phone call with the newly appointed Chinese Foreign Minister Chin Gang during which the Chinese side invited Iran's top diplomat to visit Beijing.

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