Friday, September 22, 2023

Foreign Policy

JCPOA Opportunity for Better Middle East: Iran’s UN Envoy

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, provides good chance to bring about security and economic boom to the Middle East.

Iran’s Nuclear Chief Censures Delay in Banking Sanctions Removal

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) deplored procrastination in carrying out a comprehensive nuclear deal with world powers, saying some foreign banks still refrain from lifting sanctions against Iran for fear of possible breach of their old commitments.

Leader’s Letters to Western Youth, Initiative to Introduce True Islam

Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said recent letters by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei to European and North American youth were aimed at showing the real and peaceful image of Islam.

Syrian Developments on Good Track: Iranian Deputy FM

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian welcomed the recent ceasefire between warring parties in Syria and expressed optimism about the developments in the Arab country.

Iranian President Urges Enhancement of Ties with Romania

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday referred to Romania as one of the oldest European friends of the Islamic Republic, and called for expansion of trade ties between the two countries.

Iranian Spokesman: Riyadh is playing a blame game, ignores realities

Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday that Saudi Arabia can not ignore the realities on the ground by playing a blame game and accusing Iran.

Iran Protests at Riyadh’s Refusal to Issue Visa for Iranian Diplomats

Director-General for Political and International Security Affairs at the Iranian Foreign Ministry Hamid Baeidinejad said the country has objected Saudi Arabia’s “discriminatory” move to prevent an Iranian delegation from visiting the Arab country to attend an OIC meeting.

Era of occupation, domineering over: Larijani

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says countries must avoid pursuing warmongering and hostile approaches as the era of occupation and hegemony has come to an end.

Ayatollah Khamenei urges more Swiss investment in Iran

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged greater Swiss investment in Iran, describing the volume of trade between Tehran and Bern as “small and uneven.”

Iran against Disintegration of Iraq, Syria: Larijani

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran is utterly opposed to any moves aimed at splitting neighboring Iraq as well as Syria.

Switzerland plays its role in good implementation of JCPOA

Visiting Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann said his country plays its role in good implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

President hails people’s broad participation in elections

President Hassan Rouhani praised the nation’s exceptional turnout of in the elections and said their massive participation created very glamorous and spectacular scenes.

Swiss president arrives in Iran to hold talks, sign deals

Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials and sign agreements in different fields.

Ambiguities of Syrian Truce Need to Be Resolved: Iran’s Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday referred to a recent agreement between major world players over a ceasefire in Syria, and stressed that the deficiencies in the truce should be remedied and its ambiguities should be clarified.

Britain Resumes Issuance of Visa in Iran: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari announced that the visa section of British embassy in Tehran will resume its operation from Wednesday, more than four years after the relations between the two countries soured.

Boosting Islamic Activities Needed to Counter Takfiris: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that spreading Islamic teachings and developing Islamic activities will help efforts to counter threats and confront the seditious schemes of Takfiri groups.

Hammond: Consular section of UK embassy in Tehran re-starts work

Consular section of UK embassy in Tehran re-started work, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.

Promotion of Islam counters Takfirism: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says promotion of Islam will act as a countermeasure to divisive plots by Takfiri groups.

Iran, Azerbaijan Republic sign 11 MoUs

Iranian and Azerbaijani officials signed 11 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Tuesday.

Were those terrorists killed in Iraq and Syria carrying Saudi diplomatic passports?

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari, in a response to Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir’s claim that Iran has killed many Saudi diplomats, said that the allegations made by Mr. Jubeir since he took office cannot be taken as anything more than a joke.

Italian PM Due in Iran in April

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced on Monday that he will visit Tehran in coming months at the invitation of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

FM spokesman: Time set for Rouhani’s visit to Europe

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Monday that the time for President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Europe has been set and arrangements are underway for the the president's tour to other countries as well.

Syria ceasefire should not lead to terrorists’ reinforcement: Zarif

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says any ceasefire in Syria should not give an advantage to terrorist groups wreaking havoc in the Arab country.

Iran, Russia stress political resolution for Syria crisis

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Russian President's Special Representative for the Middle East and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov in a phone conversation stressed the need to resolve the Syrian crisis through political ways.

Iranian Nation Needs No Foreign Advice on Elections: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jabari Ansari reiterated on Monday that the country is independent and does not need any advice from foreign parties on the upcoming parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections due to be held on Friday.

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