Sunday, March 26, 2023

Foreign Policy

Iran’s ambassador meets with Iraqi PM, President

Iran’s ambassador to Iraq Mohammad Kazem Al-Sadegh has held talks with top Iraqi officials including President Abduol Latif Rashid and Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani in Baghdad.

President Raisi says Iran bent on strengthening ties with neighbors

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has described plans for stronger relations with neighbors as an essential element of his administration’s agenda.

Iranian FM: Iran-US reached agreement on prisoner swap, to happen soon

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Iran and the US have reached an agreement to exchange prisoners.

Leader’s military advisor: Iran-Saudi deal spells end of US hegemony in W Asia

A senior military advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the reconciliation agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia puts an end to the United States’ hegemony in the West Asia region.

Iranian Foreign Ministry issues statement on resumption of Iran-Saudi diplomatic ties

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement on the agreement on resumption of Iran-Saudi diplomatic ties, saying the agreement will play a positive role in realizing the interests of Iran, Saudi Arabia and other regional nations.

Omani, Iraqi and Qatari foreign ministers congratulate Amirabdollahian on Saudi deal

In separate telephone conversations with the Iranian foreign minister, Oman’s, Iraq’s and Qatar’s top diplomats expressed pleasure with the agreement that resulted in a normalization of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Shamkhani thanks Iraq for mediation between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has thanked Iraq for mediating between Tehran and Riyadh in order to help normalize ties between the two countries.

Iran and Saudi Arabia agree to normalize ties

Iran and Saudi Arabia have issued a joint statement, saying they have agreed to resume their diplomatic relations.

Report: Iran’s security chief holding ‘very important talks’ abroad; results to bring major changes

Iran’s security chief is said to have been “busy with very important” talks in a foreign country, which are expected to produce “significant changes.”

Iran says liquidation of INSTEX shows Europe lack of will, independence from US

The spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry says a decision by the European countries to liquidate the financial mechanism known as INSTEX proves lack of determination on the part of the Europeans to act independently from the US.

Iran FM urges immediate removal of sanctions agaist quake-hit Syria

The Iranian foreign minister, in a meeting with Syria's president, called for the removal of sanctions against Syria to faciliate aid relief to quake-hit Syrians.

Iran president, Iraq PM underscore strengthening bilateral ties in various fields

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani have called for the enhancement of cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

Envoy stresses Iran’s commitment to work with neighbors to assist Afghans

Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani says Tehran is committed to cooperate with neighboring states of Afghanistan and other partners to support the Afghan people.

Report: Iran ready for talks to normalize ties with Saudi Arabia 

A media outlet affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said Tehran welcomes the continuation of talks with Saudi Arabia.

Iranian FM visits quake-hit area in Turkey 

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has visited a quake-hit area in Turkey.

Foreign ministry spokesperson calls on Germany to apologize for crimes against Iran, Iraq citizens

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has strongly condemned anti-Tehran remarks by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock during a visit to Iraq. He has said Berlin should apologize for the past crimes against Iran and Iraq.

President Raisi calls for close cooperation with SCO members

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said Tehran’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will give a momentum to regional cooperation and boost trade relations with members of the SCO.

Iran says Israel attack on quake-hit Syria “crime against humanity”

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned Israeli attack on the international airport in the quake-hit Syrian city of Aleppo, as a clear example of crime against humanity.

SCO chief says Iran’s membership to play key role in achieving goals

The secretary general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization says Iran's membership in the regional body will be a key step for the SCO to achieve its goals.

Iranian MP: US lies about its messages to Iran 

An Iranian lawmaker says the US is lying about the messages it has sent to Iran.

Iran slams Germany’s ‘hypocritical stance’ on poisoning of schoolgirls

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani said that Germany’s stance on the mysterious poisoning of schoolgirls in several cities across the country is “hypocritical and meddlesome.”

Iran rejects British Navy’s report on smuggling weapons to Yemen

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has refuted the allegations made by the UK Navy that a boat smuggling Iranian arms has been seized off the coast of the Sea of Oman in a joint operation with the US.

IAEA chief due in Iran on Fri. for high-level talks

Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi is due in Tehran for high-level negotiations with Iranian officials, as the two sides work to hammer out the differences hindering the revival of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

Iranian foreign minister calls out CNN’s “propaganda” on Iran

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has slammed CNN’s "misinformation on Iran", including the news network’s reports on the recent unrest and deadly riots in the country, calling them “false and biased."

Iranian FM to visit Moscow in March: Envoy

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian will visit Russia in March, Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali stated on Wednesday.

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