Foreign Policy

All News about Iranian 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.

No Obstacle to Boosting of Tehran-Doha Ties, Rouhani Tells Qatari Emir

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the relations between the Islamic Republic and Qatar as two Muslim countries, calling for further promotion of ties.

Iran’s Leader Urges Muslim Nations to Resist Western Powers’ Interference

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has in a message marking the annual Hajj pilgrimage, called on Muslim nations to stand up to the interference and evil of Western powers.

US Move to Reject Prisoner Swap Deal with Tehran ‘Outrageous’, Iran Says

Iran’s foreign ministry has hit out at the US, saying its denial of a deal with Tehran to exchange prisoners is outrageous.

Iran’s deputy foreign minister for economic diplomacy, who is visiting Uzbekistan to attend the International Conference on Central and South Asia Regional Connectivity, Challenges and Opportunities, has called for a focus on cultural commonalities to enhance regional cooperation.

Iran Not to Resume Vienna Talks Before Raisi’s Inauguration

Iran has informed the European Union, the coordinator of the JCPOA Joint Commission, that it will not be ready to return to negotiations on a possible restoration of full compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal in Vienna until after President-elect Ebrahim Raisi is sworn in in early August, diplomatic sources told Reuters.

Rouhani Says Opportunity to Reach Deal with West Taken from His Admin.

Iran’s president says the chance to revive the deal with the West over Tehran’s nuclear agreement was taken from his government, and the credit will go to the Raisi administration.

Iran, Afghanistan Discuss Latest Security Developments

Mohammad-Ebrahim Taherian, the Iranian Foreign Minister's special envoy for Afghanistan affairs, has held phone talks with former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on the latest security developments in the country and the current situation in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan’s Neighbours Must Accept Taliban as ‘New Reality’, Expert Says

As the Taliban is seizing more and more areas in Afghanistan, many criticize Iran’s move to hold talks between Afghan groups in Tehran, but political experts believe that the Taliban must be accepted as a reality in this country and the neighbours must define a strategy to deal with them.

Iran Rebukes US Intervention in Cuba

Iran has condemned the intervention of some Western states and the US in the internal affairs of Cuba, describing the US sanctions as the root cause of Havana's problems.

Iran Sympathises with Iraq over Tragic Hospital Fire

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has sympathised with the Iraqi nation and government, especially the families of the victims, over the heart-wrenching fire at Al-Hussain Hospital in the city of Nassiriya.