Iran 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.
Spokeswoman Rejects Yemeni FM’s Claims against Iran
The Iranian foreign ministry on Saturday strongly rejected Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu-Bakr al-Qirbi's allegations about arms shipments to his country by Iran, and stressed that Tehran favors peace and stability in the Yemen.
Italy Wants New Chapter of Expanding Ties with Iran
Head of Italy-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group Ettore Rosato in a meeting with Supreme Leader's top aide Ali Akbar Velayati stressed Rome's enthusiasm for opening a new chapter of consolidated growing relations with Tehran.
Iran expresses concern over Ukraine violence
Iran has expressed concern over the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, calling on both sides to find a peaceful solution to end the tensions.
Iran Offers Economic Aid to Nicaragua
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with his Nicaraguan counterpart Samuel Santos Lopez voiced Tehran's readiness to help Managua with economic aid in various fields of energy, agriculture and industry.
Parliament Speaker: Slovenia Keen to Expand Relations with Iran
Slovenian Parliament Speaker Janko Veber in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Ljubljana Morteza Darzi Ramandi on Monday voiced his countryˈs willingness to broaden ties between the two countries, specially in parliamentary fields.
Iran Raps Europe’s Hypocritical Policies in Fighting Drugs, Terrorism
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.
Zarif calls Powers to show political will
Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif has said he hopes that the group P5+1 will come to negotiations with ‘political will.’
Velayati and Rinkevich In the meeting
Director of the Expediency Councilˈs Center for Strategic Research Ali Akbar Velayati and visiting Latvian Foreign Minister Edgar Rinkevich here on Wednesday stressed development of bilateral relations.
Iran seeks to extend ties with Latvia
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here on Wednesday that Iran is willing to promote bilateral ties with Latvia as the next rotating president of the European Union Council.
Official Refutes Bahrain’s Allegations against Iran
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.
MP suggests Iran, Powers change negotiation venue
An Iranian Parliamentarian has suggested that Iran and Powers change the nuclear negotiations venue for the upcoming talks.
Zarif: Iran, Russia constantly consulting on various issues
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.
Rafsanjani: New criterion for cooperation among Muslim World should be defined
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.
5th Iranian Border Guard May Be Alive in Pakistan
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.
Iran stresses relations with Belarus
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has underscored the need for the further enhancement of “friendly” relations between Iran and Belarus in all areas, particularly in the parliamentary sphere.
Iran stresses ties with African states
The Islamic Republic of Iran has underlined the significance of relations between Tehran and African countries.
Russia ‘bewildered’ over US visa denial to Iran UN envoy pick
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 FM Due in UAE Today to Pursue Expansion of Economic Ties
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.
Official: Iran Not to Succumb to US Pressure over Replacement of UN Envoy
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.
Iran dubs US decision on denying visa as ‘unwise’
Iran’s representative body to the UN has dubbed a White House decision to deny visa for Iran’s ambassador to the UN as ‘unwise' and 'illegal'.
Spokeswoman Slams Britain’s Anti-Iran Report as “Biased, Spiteful”
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.
Iran, Azerbaijan sign agreement
Iran and Azerbaijan signed three memoranda of understanding and an agreement in Saadabad Palace.
Zarif, Ashton discuss content of N-talks
VIENNA, April 8 (MNA) – Iran's FM and EU's Foreign Policy chief have discussed the contents of upcoming round of nuclear negotiations in a working dinner session.
Iran, New Zealand Stress Peaceful Settlement of Syrian Crisis
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.
European Parliament Lambasted for Meddling in Iran’s Internal Affairs
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.