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.

Hezbollah Commander Death Strengthens Resistance: Iran’s Larijani

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) speaker says the recent martyrdom of senior Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine will only strengthen the hand of the resistance front against Israeli occupation.

Iran FM hails Germany stance on Mideast realities

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hails Germany’s stance on the current realities in the Middle East, saying Berlin plays a pivotal role in regional and international developments.

Kayhan Editorial: Iran Should Close Straits of Hormuz in Response to US Asset Seizure

In an editorial in Kayhan newspaper, Hossein Shariatmadari argues that Iranian officials should shut the strategic Straits of Hormuz, a major route for the transit of oil tankers from the Middle East, as a response to a recent US court ruling that confiscated nearly $2bn of Iran’s frozen assets.

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Urges Foreign Ministry to Sue US in The Hague

Speaker of Iran’s Parliament Ali Larijani referred to the “US robbery” of Iranian assets, and called on the Foreign Ministry to seriously pursue the issue in the International Court of Arbitration.

Davutoglu’s Resignation Not to Affect Iran-Turkey Ties: Turkish Ambassador

The Turkish ambassador in Tehran said on Monday May 9 that Turkish foreign policy will not be seriously affected by the resignation of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, and that such changes will not have an impact on Iran-Turkey ties.
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US Seizure of Iranian Assets – Study Results Presented to President: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari announced that the results of legal investigations into the issue of Iranian assets confiscated by the US...

Foreign Ministry Denies Rumours about Presenting New Ambassador to France

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson dismissed as ‘utterly false’ rumours circulating on social media that Iran had introduced a new envoy to France, who was rejected.

Araqchi: Complete JCPOA Success Possible by Combating “Iranophobia”

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi underlined that all sides can benefit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) by countering the spread of Iranophobia.

Iranian, Turkmen FMs Discuss Closer ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkmen counterpart, in a meeting here in Tehran on Saturday, explored avenues for promotion of cooperation between the two neighboring countries.

FM: Foes Misrepresenting Iran as Unsafe for Investment

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the incoming parliament to thwart the plots hatched by enemies aimed at portraying the country as an unsafe investment destination and discouraging foreign investors from coming to Iran.

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