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.

Iran opens new chapter in relations with world: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic has opened a new chapter in its relations with the world, as Tehran and the six world powers begin implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran denounces deadly terror attacks in Indonesian capital

Iran has strongly condemned the recent string of deadly explosions that rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, saying the perpetrators of the “inhumane” act must be brought to justice.

Spokesman: US marines’ entry to Iranian territorial water was not hostile

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Wednesday that entry of the US Navy boats to Iranian territorial waters was not hostile.

Iran’s FM Pleased with Release of US Sailors through Diplomacy

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday expressed his pleasure with the swift diplomatic resolution of the recent case of US sailors captured in Iran’s territorial waters, and expressed the hope that the issue would become a model for future cases.

Iran condemns Istanbul terrorist blast

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari on Tuesday strongly denounced the terrorist explosion which hit central Istanbul earlier in the day.

Rouhani calls for boost of ties between Iran, Germany

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday called for expansion of all-out ties between Iran and Germany.

Saudi-Based Takfirism Main Threat to Region: Iran’s FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed extremist ideologies originating from Saudi Arabia as the major threat that the Middle East is facing.

Iran welcomes amicable relations with Canada

Iran would welcome reinforcing relations with Canada, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said here on Monday.

Iran missile system not related to JCPOA

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi-Ansari said inauguration of missile systems is part of Iran's defensive program and is not related to Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran Not to Let Saudi-Triggered Tensions Ruin Syria Peace Efforts: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reaffirmed the country’s “responsible and constructive” attitude toward regional crises, pledging that Tehran will not allow the tensions provoked by Saudi Arabia to undermine the efforts for the settlement of the crisis in Syria.

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