Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani lashed out at the European countries for their double-standard policies in campaign against drugs and terrorism, and called for their seriousness in fighting the two ominous phenomena.
An informed official at Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected as “baseless” the allegations raised by Manama against Tehran in the wake of a recent Bahraini court ruling which has sentenced 12 men to life in prison for the alleged link with Iran.
Iranian foreign minister said here Monday night Iran and Russian are constantly consulting on various bilateral, regional and international issues and his ongoing visit of Moscow to attend a Caspian Sea conference is a step in that line.
Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Monday that all should do their best to adopt a new yardstick to promote cooperation among the Muslim World as disputes will result in insecurity in the region and spoil facilities of Islamic states.
The 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group along with four of his comrades in February and was not released when the other four were set free earlier this month might be alive and kept hostage in Pakistan, a senior member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said.
Russia has criticized Washington for its refusal to issue a visa to Iran’s appointee for the position of ambassador to the United Nations, saying the move is in violation of the US commitments as a host of the UN headquarters.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later today to take part in the two countries' joint economic cooperation commission meeting.
Senior Iranian Foreign Ministry officials said on Saturday Tehran remains insistent on its pick for the post of Ambassador to the United Nations and will resort to legal means to counter the US refusal to issue visa for Hamid Aboutalebi.
Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman deplored a recent report published by Britain’s foreign office on Iran as “recurring and spiteful”, saying it gives a quite one-sided account of the realities inside Iran.
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati and visiting New Zealander Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade Gerard van Bohemen discussed the latest developments in the region, and underlined the need for the exhaustion of all diplomatic capacities to end the 3-year-long bloodshed in Syria.
A prominent Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the European Parliament (EP) for intervening in Iran by passing a recent resolution which he slammed as being based upon European policies and interests.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli held a meeting with Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali, the speaker of the assembly of the Pakistani province of Balochistan, in Tehran on Sunday.