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.


Iran against Interference in Regional Countries’ Affairs: President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted Tehran’s policy of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries, noting that Iran favours security in the region and believes in letting nations decide their own fate.
Istanbul Terrorist Attack

Iran’s FM Condemns Istanbul Terrorist Attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the Tuesday night’s gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, renewing the call for concerted action against extremist violence.
Travel to Iran

Foreign Nationals Can Obtain Visas in 5 Days

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that visas will now be issued within 5 days for foreign nationals.
Ali Larijani

Americans Not Unhappy with Iran-Saudi Tension: Larijani

Speaker of Iran’s Parliament Ali Larijani believes that the United States is not at all dissatisfied with an ongoing tension between Tehran and Riyadh.
Iran Foreign Ministery

Iran Condemns Suicide Attack in Lebanon

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly denounced the recent terrorist blasts in Lebanon, which killed and wounded several civilians.
Claude Bartolone

President of France’s National Assembly Due in Iran in July

Claude Bartolone, the President of the National Assembly of France, plans to pay a 4-day visit to Tehran in mid-July, an adviser to Iran’s parliament speaker announced on Monday June 27.
Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi

Iranian Official Rejects Saudi Claims on Hajj Deal

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi dismissed as a “pure lie” a recent claim by Saudi ambassadors to Islamic countries that a deal proposed to Iran on this year’s Hajj pilgrimage was not different from those offered to other Muslim states.

OPEC Secretary-General to Visit Iran in Near Future

Mohammed Barkindo, the new secretary-general of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will pay an official visit to Tehran to personally appreciate Iran’s support.
zarif in Tashkent-SCO

Why Zarif Left SCO Meeting in Tashkent

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour dismissed allegations that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting in Tashkent as a sign of protest.
Iran Foreign Ministery

Iran Says Respects Brexit Referendum Results

Iran’s Foreign Ministry announced that the country honors the British people’s decision to leave the European Union, and made it clear that Brexit will not bring about any change in Tehran’s attitude towards London.

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