Foreign Policy

Articles and opinions about Iran’s diplomatic relations, including those related to major supranational bodies such as the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement.

Is Paris Municipality Supporting MKO Propaganda?

Iranian social media users are circulating photos purportedly documenting the support of the Paris Municipality for the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization, questioning a claim by the French government that it does not lend support to the anti-Iran terrorist group.

US Arrest of Press TV’s Journo Violates Freedom of Expression: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed the US detention of a journalist of the Iranian English-speaking television news network, Press TV, as “politically-motivated and unacceptable”, saying that Washington must immediately put an end to its political game.

Iran, Iraq to Raise Trade Volume to $20 Billion

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran and Baghdad can increase annual trade volume to 20 billion dollars and if the ground is prepared, the Islamic Republic is ready to proudly share its achievements in energy, engineering, agriculture and trade areas with the Iraq.

Iran Condemns US for Detaining Press TV Journalist

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned the US for detaining an anchor of the Iranian English-language television news network, Press TV.

Iran’s FM Meets PUK Secretary-General

The top Iranian diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Secretary-General of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Kosrat Rasul.

Iran Conveys Concerns to Poland Over Iran-Focused Conference

Iran's Ambassador to Poland met a Polish deputy foreign minister to voice Tehran's concerns regarding an Iran-focused conference to be held in the country mid-Feburary.

Ties with Iran Highly Important: Barzani

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says the ties between the Iraqi Kurdistan’s region and the Islamic Republic of Iran are very important adding that broadening cooperation in various sectors, including economic and commercial ones is part of the KRG’s policy.

US-Organized Poland Conference Plays into Iran’s Hands: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker said the Iran-focused conference planned to be held in Poland next month will play into Iran’s hands, as this will be seen as another intervention in Iran’s affairs that further damages credibility of the US.

Iran Summons Dutch Envoy over Attack on Embassy

Iran’s foreign ministry has summoned the Dutch ambassador to Iran Jacques Werner in protest to an attack by anti-revolution and separatist elements to the Iranian embassy at The Hague Monday afternoon.
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UK Intervention Not to Accelerate Zaghari’s Release: Iran Envoy

The Iranian Ambassador to the UK says interventions by the British government in the case of an Iranian-British dual national prisoned in Iran for espionage will not do any good.

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