Friday, February 3, 2023

Foreign Policy

Iran’s Zarif, France’s Fabius set to meet in Paris

The Iranian foreign minister is to meet his German counterpart on Thursday (January 15) and the French top diplomat on Friday (January 16).

Iran condemns terror attack in Pakistan

Such acts of terror clearly play into the hands of the enemies of Pakistan and the Islamic community, said Afkham.

Iran FM rejects Der Spiegel claims as ‘ridiculous’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected as “ridiculous” a report by the website of Germany’s Der Spiegel weekly claiming that Tehran is helping Syria build nuclear weapons.

Double standards in fight against terror must end

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the world needs a comprehensive response based on global consensus to end double-standard policies on terrorism.

Aligned OPEC members can stabilize oil prices: Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says collective efforts by OPEC member states can help stabilize global crude prices at a desirable level in 2015.

Iran ready to annul visa requirements with neighbors

Iran is prepared to waive visa requirements or facilitate the process of issuing visas for all countries, especially the neighbors, if they take similar action, said the deputy foreign minister.

Iran has condemned terrorist attack in France

The Foreign Ministry spokeswomen condemned a deadly terrorist attack in the French capital and said acts of terrorism targeting innocent individuals run counter to the teachings of the Muslim faith.

Iran’s FM, Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser Meet in Tehran

The outcome of popular votes led to the formation of the national unity government in Afghanistan and Iran supports what is based on the will and desire of the Afghan people, said Zarif.

Tokyo’s banking channels at Tehran’s disposal

Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, a deputy Iranian foreign minister, talks about Tehran-Tokyo ties in the wake of the Geneva interim deal.

Iran decries deadly bombing in Yemen

Iran has slammed the deadly terrorist attack in central Yemen, stressing the need for cooperation among Yemen's political and social parties in implementing the UN-brokered peace deal.

Reopening of US, Iran embassies not on talks agenda: Afkham

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says reopening of embassies in Tehran and Washington is not on the agenda of talks between Iran and the US.

Iran voices readiness to develop relations with China

It’s necessary for the relevant sectors in Iran and China to take steps toward implementation of the agreements signed by the Iranian and Chinese presidents in Shanghai, said Zarif.

Iran, Belarus set to boost economic ties amid West bans: VP

Tehran and Minsk enjoy growing relations in the political and economic sectors, but both sides must take more serious steps to further strengthen their economic ties, said Jahangiri.

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.

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