Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Foreign Policy

German ambassador summoned to Iran foreign ministry over ‘meddlesome stance”

Iranian deputy foreign minister for political affairs on Thursday morning, summoned German ambassador to Tehran in reaction to the “meddlesome stance of the German foreign minister” vis-à-vis the recent unrest and deadly riots in Iran.

Iranian foreign ministry imposes new sanctions on EU individuals, institutions

The Iranian foreign ministry has imposed new sanctions on some European individuals and institutions, following the council of the EU’s bans on Iran.

Iran says US support for Israel biggest example of human rights breach

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Naser Kanaani has condemned Israeli raids on the Palestinian city of Nablus in the West Bank. The diplomat noted that the unconditional support of the US and the West for the Zionist regime is the biggest example of the violation of human rights.

Iran says ready to hold technical meeting with Ukraine over drone use allegation

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran is ready to hold a technical meeting with Ukraine over the claim of Russia’s use of Iranian-made drones in the Ukraine war.

Iran announces readiness to work closely with Indian Ocean bloc

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi expressed Tehran’s readiness to work closely and share its experiences with the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) member states.

President Raisi to Xi: Iran determined to further broaden cooperation with China

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi congratulated his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on securing a third term as the leader of China. Iran's president has reiterated that Tehran is resolute to expand all-out relations with Beijing.

Iran FM says Tehran to continue supporting resistance front, Syria and Palestine

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran’s support for the resistance front will continue as its principled stance.

Iran: EU Ukraine war allegation against Tehran unrelated to UNSC resolution 2231; pursues destructive moves

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the European Union allegations that Iranian-made drones were used in the Ukraine war, show they are continuing irresponsible, destructive and illegal moves to create a poisonous political atmosphere against the Islamic Republic, reiterating issues pertaining to the current war in Ukraine are completely unrelated to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231.

Iran says regards Armenia’s security as its own

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has highlighted the significance of bilateral ties with Armenia. The top diplomat insisted that Tehran considers Armenia’s security as its own.

Iran says Canada’s targeting of media outlets reveals Western hypocrisy

Tehran has slammed Otawa’s fresh sanctions on Iranian media outlets. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani stressed that the move is in violation of the basic rights of the Iranians and exposes the “West’s empty rhetoric” regarding free access to information and freedom of expression.

Iran issues travel advisory asking citizens to avoid Ukraine

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has issued a travel advisory calling on the country’s nationals to leave Ukrainian soil or not to travel to the East European country, which has been engaged in a military conflict with Russia.

Amirabdollahian to top EU diplomat: No Iran drone supply to Russia for use in Ukraine war

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran’s policy regarding the Ukraine war is to respect the country's territorial integrity, rejecting claims of Iran supplying Russia with drones for use in the conflict.

Iran: Allegations against Iran over Ukraine war ‘politically driven’

Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations has dismissed allegations that Tehran supplies Russia with drones for the war in Ukraine as ‘politically charged’.

Iran calls for evidence proving drones used in Ukraine war

The Iranian Foreign Minister once again rejected media reports of Iran providing Russia with drones for use in the Ukraine war, calling for evidence to prove this.

Velayati calls for reopening of Iran, Saudi embassies

An advisor to the leader of Iran’s Islamic revolution in international affairs says Iran and Saudi Arabia should have “peaceful coexistence”, stressing that the embassies of the two countries should be reopened.

Iran imposes sanctions on British individuals, institutions for supporting terrorism, instigating riots

The Islamic Republic of Iran has imposed sanctions on a number of British individuals and institutions for their role in “supporting terrorism, promoting and instigating terrorism, violence and hate-mongering and violation of human rights.”

President Raisi: Iran’s definite policy is to oppose war

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has once again denied claims that Tehran supports Russia in the Ukraine war, saying Tehran’s definite policy is opposition to war.

Amirabdollahian says Iran, Russia to ink comprehensive cooperation deal within months

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian ensured that Tehran-Moscow comprehensive cooperation agreement, will be signed by this Iranian year-end (March 23, 2023).

UK-based Iranian diplomat: Germany should be embarrassed of hypocritical behavior

Iran's chargé d'affaires to the UK has come down hard on the German envoy in London for pushing for punitive measures against Iran in response to the Islamic Republic’s alleged assistance in favor of Russia in the conflict in Ukraine.

Iran denies sending arms to Russia, says ready for talks with Ukraine

Iran voices readiness to hold talks with Ukraine over some media claims about shipment of arms including military drones to Russia for use in the Ukraine war.

Iran says EU sanctions interference in its internal affairs, biased approach

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani strongly condemned a decision by the Council of Foreign Ministers of the European Union to impose unilateral sanctions against some Iranian officials and institutions, describing it a violation of international law and a clear example of interference in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic.

Iranian president says US causing sedition in Iran

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has condemned the US support for “riots” in Iran, calling it a “miscalculation” on the part of Washington.

Tehran slams France for double standards on riots and unrest in Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has criticized France for comments by its officials and double standards on the recent riots and unrest in the country.

Iran slams US support for unrest and deadly riots as intervention

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has censured the United States over “meddling in the country’s domestic affairs” in the wake of the unrest and riots recently unfolding in Iran. It comes after US President Joe Biden voiced his support for the incidents.

Iran FM tells Azeri counterpart Tehran opposes presence of foreign forces in region

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a phone call with his Azeri counterpart, emphasized the Islamic Republic’s opposition to the deployment of any foreign forces in the region.

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