Thursday, August 18, 2022

Foreign Policy

Iran Blasts West’s “Unlawful” Sanctions

Nuclear talks will bear fruit only if the Western parties come to the understanding that “unfair sanctions do not amount to a great achievement for them”, Zarif said.

Israel’s illusions draw a firm response from Iranian MP

Not only will the Israeli dream of opening an embassy in Tehran never come true, but God willing Iran will open its embassy in Palestine without the presence of Zionists, Boroujerdi said.

Iran has rejected illegitimate demands in nuclear talks: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister says his negotiators have tried to be creative and innovative and have offered solutions in talks with P5+1.

Iran felicitates Tunisians on successful presidential elections

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham described the election as an important achievement of the Tunisian Revolution.

Iran MPs to visit UK to discuss embassy reopening

A delegation of Iranian parliamentarians is expected to head to the UK capital, London, in the near future for talks on full reopening of the British embassy in Tehran.

Cuba resistance invalidated US sanctions, isolation policy: Iran

Iran says the recent major US policy shift to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba invalidates Washington’s decades-old strategy of sanctions and isolation.

Iran condemns Boko Haram’s deadly attack in Nigeria

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, has condemned a recent deadly terrorist attack by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria.

Iran FM blasts ME countries on falling oil prices

Iran’s foreign minister has said that Tehran is ready to promote all-out ties with Iraq, adding that Iraq’s progress and security is intertwined with that of Iran.

Organization of Arba’een ceremonies shows Iraqis do not need foreign security assistance

The secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said Iraqi security and intelligence forces did an excellent job in ensuring the security of Arba'een.

Iran thanks Iraq for “glorious” organization of Arba’een

Marzieh Afkham described this year's ceremony as manifestation of spirituality and unity inspired by the epic uprising Imam Hussein led against tyrannical rulers of his time.

Iran calls Senate report on CIA torture ‘shocking’

Iran has described a US Senate report on the CIA’s torture program as “shocking," saying this shows violence, extremism, and secrecy are institutionalized in the US security system.

Iran condemns killing of Palestinian minister by Israelis

Iran has condemned the killing of senior Palestinian official Ziad Abu Ein by Israeli troops during a protest rally near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah.

Iran criticizes racial discrimination in US

Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed the US police’s mistreatment of minorities and the people of color and the implicit support of the country's judicial system for racial segregation and violence against them.

Former negotiator defends Iranian general, the country’s nuclear program

While America has admitted to the positive role of Iran in the fight against IS, the question is why US allies unfairly take a swipe at Iran, Mousavian said.

Reopening of British embassy; a game of ifs and buts

An Iranian MP says that the British embassy is likely to reopen by March 2015 amid ifs and buts surrounding the shaky relations between Tehran and London.

Iran eager to broaden ties with neighbors

The Iranian president says that development of ties with neighbors is a top priority of Iran’s foreign policy, adding Tehran is keen to have expanded relations with Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.

Iran summons Yemen chargé d’affaires over bomb attack

The Yemeni chargé d'affaires in Tehran has been summoned to Iran's Foreign Ministry following a car bomb attack which targeted the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Sana’a.

Iran’s reaction to the US-Afghan security agreement

Iran views the establishment of American and NATO bases in the region as a threat to regional stability.

Iran to host confab on extremism: Zarif

“Iraq’s stability, security, development, and progress are among the priorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran and we will spare no effort in this regard,” said Iran’s foreign minister.

Iran condemns deadly bomb attack in Nigeria

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham has blasted a recent terrorist attack on a Nigerian mosque, stressing the need to stop the spread of terrorism and extremism in the West African country.

Iran strongly supports Iraq in fight against terrorism: Deputy FM

Tehran says it will continue to support Baghdad in its fight against terrorism.

Iran condemns raid on prominent Bahraini Shiite cleric’s house

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned a raid by Bahraini security forces on the house of a prominent Shiite scholar.

Iran calls UN human rights resolution ‘biased’

The foreign ministry spokeswoman has blasted a resolution by the UN rights committee on rights situation in Iran, saying the UN’s legal mechanisms have turned into a tool in the hands of the West.

Larijani: Iran, Russia enjoy amicable ties

Ali Larijani, the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, has said that Iran and Russia have amicable ties and continue their consultations on what is happening in the region.

Iranian president, Omani foreign minister meet in Tehran

The visiting Omani foreign minister has met with Iranian officials to discuss bilateral ties and ways to tackle extremism in the region.

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