Monday, December 5, 2022

Foreign Policy

Iran warns against security threats posed by Iraqi-based Kurdish groups

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, has told his Iraqi counterpart that Tehran does not expect to be threatened by terror groups based in the Kurdish region in northern Iraq.

Iran slams EU, UK sanctions, vows response

The spokesman of the Iranian foreign ministry has strongly condemned the new sanctions of the European Union and the UK against some Iranian individuals and institutions, vowing proportionate response.

German ambassador to Tehran summoned to Iranian foreign ministry

The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned the German ambassador to Tehran in protest at "the meddlesome and irresponsible" statements of the German chancellor towards the Islamic Republic.

Foreign ministry spokesman confirms IAEA Delegation to Visit Iran

A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is going to visit Tehran for talks, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanani has confirmed.

Iran condemns deadly blast in Turkey

The spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry has condemned the Sunday deadly blast in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

Raisi to Putin: Politico-economic consultations between Iran-Russia key to enhance bilateral ties

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi told Russian president Vladimir Putin that increased political and economic consultations between Tehran and Moscow will play a leading role in the expansion of mutual relations.

Iran foreign ministry condemns Macron’s meeting with anti-Iranian figure

The spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Nasser Kanaani, has condemned a meeting between French President Emmanuel Macron with one of anti-Iran opposition figures and her companions, held on the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum

Iran FM: UNSC Resolution 2231 not banning Iran weapons imports, exports

The top Iranian diplomat says, the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 does not put restrictions on Iran’s exports and imports of weapons.

Iran FM, in phone call with UN chief, slams “Arab state interference”

Iran's foreign minister, in a phone conversation with the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, has criticized security and media meddling by an Arab country in recent protests and deadly riots in the Islamic Republic.

Iran to Germany: We’ll respond firmly, proportionately to meddling

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian delivers a warning to his German counterpart over her "meddlesome position" on the recent protests and violent riots in the Islamic Republic, saying Tehran’s response to such stances will be “firm and proportionate.”

Iran calls on Armenia-Azerbaijan to focus on regional formats to solve disputes

The spokesman of the Iranian foreign ministry says the solution to the Caucasus problems does not lie in a resort to extra-regional forces but in the capitals of regional countries.

Norwegian ambassador to Tehran summoned to Iran Foreign Ministry 

Norway’s ambassador to Tehran was summoned to the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in protest at the statements by the country’s parliament chief against the Islamic Republic.

Raisi hits back at Biden: Iran was freed 43 years ago, won’t be your hostage again

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has lashed out at his US counterpart, Joe Biden, for speaking of an intention to quote “free Iran,” reminding Washington that the Islamic Republic was actually liberated with the 1979 Islamic Revolution from the captivity of the Americans.

Iran urges Ukraine to refrain from delusive claims, emotional statements over alleged drones

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman called on Ukraine to engage in a technical meeting with Tehran over claims of Russia's use of Iranian drones in the Ukraine war.

Leader’s advisor: US, Israel worried over victories of resistance axis

In talks with Syria’s top diplomat, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the increasing victories of the resistance axis in the region and the entire world are worrying the US and the Israeli regime, among other enemies.

Ex-Iranian diplomats call for foreign policy revisions to protect national interests

A group of former Iranian diplomats have warned the government against leaving the talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal inconclusive, urging the authorities to make a set of foreign policy revisions.

Iran sanctions Canadian officials, daily over “support for terrorism, inciting unrest”

Iran has imposed sanctions on some Canadian officials, including the country’s Minister of Public Safety, as well as a Canadian newspaper over “their support for terrorism.”

Leader: Iran-US row started from 1953 coup, not from embassy takeover

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Americans are lying in their claims that the 1979 takeover of their embassy in Tehran first triggered a dispute between the Iranian nation and the US, describing the 1953 coup against Iran’s elected government as the starting point in the row.

Raisi: Iran, Armenia set to increase value of bilateral trade to $3bn

President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran’s economic ties with Armenia have witnessed a 43-percent growth over the past months, and that the two neighbors have set a goal to increase the value of their trade to $3 billion.

Iran sanctions some US real, legal persons for “rights violation, interference in Iran’s domestic affairs”

The foreign ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran has imposed sanctions on some American real and legal persons for “committing acts against human rights, interfering in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran and provoking violence and disorder in Iran,” among others.

Armenian prime minister due in Tehran on Tuesday

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will travel to the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Tuesday, when he is due to meet with President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran.

Iran foreign ministry spokesman: Possible German sanctions on IRGC illegal

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has described as irresponsible the recent comments by German officials on the possibility of imposing sanctions on the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Iran FM to Azeri counterpart: Foreign presence against regional peace, stability

The Iranian foreign minister has voiced Tehran’s opposition to the presence of foreign forces in the region, saying foreign presence complicates the situation and is against the regional stability.

Iran FM congratulates Iraqi counterpart on re-election

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a phone call with his Iraqi opposite number Fuad Hussain, congratulated him on his re-election to the post.

Iran FM, talking to Ukraine counterpart, rejects sending drones for use in war

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian held a phone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart, reaffirming that Tehran has not provided Russia with drones for use in the Ukraine war.

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