Monday, January 17, 2022


Foreign Policy

Iran, Russia to sign long-term partnership agreement

Iran and Russia are preparing to sign a new strategic partnership agreement. That is according to Zvezda TV Channel affiliated with the Russian Defense Ministry.

Iran FM: We are ready for next round of talks with Saudis

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said Iran is ready for the next round of negotiations with Saudi Arabia in Baghdad.

Raisi: US leaving Iraq due to resistance of Iraqi people

Iran’s President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi says the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq is due to resistance by the Iraqi people and government.

Khatibzade: GCC-UK statement on Iran baseless, repetitive

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected as baseless and repetitive the allegations in the final statement of the meeting between the foreign ministers of the GCC members and Britain.

Iran FM says Baku visit opened new chapter in ties with Azerbaijan Republic

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has welcomed the expansion of bilateral ties with the Azerbaijan Republic and what he called “unique commonalities” between the two countries.

Iran FM in Baku for talks with Azeri officials

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says he has a range of ideas for expanding ties with the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Iran blames Saudi foot-dragging for envoy death

Some executive bodies in Riyadh are to blame for a delay in allowing Iran’s late ambassador to Yemen, who was suffering from coronavirus infection, to exit the Saudi-besieged country, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says. He added Tehran will lodge a formal protest over the procrastination in accordance with international law.

Iran Yemen ambassador passes away due to Covid

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has announced that the ambassador of the Islamic Republic to Yemen’s National Salvation Government has passed away after being infected with the coronavirus disease.

UN lauds Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has hailed Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants.

Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia corridor to launch in days

Iran’s ambassador to Baku says a new transit corridor stretching from the Islamic Republic through the Azerbaijan Republic and Georgia to Europe will become operational this week.

Establishment of all-inclusive govt. key to resolving Afghan crisis: Iran

Iran’s foreign minister has reiterated that the solution to the Afghanistan crisis is to establish a broad-based government there.

Bagheri: Talks with P4+1 will resume in near future

Ali Bagheri Kani, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and chief nuclear negotiator in Vienna talks, says the P4+1 group of countries has agreed to continue negotiations based on Tehran’s proposals.

Iranian negotiator says Vienna talks made good progress

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani has said the Vienna talks aimed at removing the anti-Iran sanctions made good progress this week.

China supports Iran’s positions during Vienna talks

China has supported Iran’s positions during the Vienna talks aimed at removing sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Saudi Arabia says it welcomes further talks with Iran

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan says the kingdom welcomes further negotiations with Iran.

Raisi tells West to drop double standards, follow Christ’s teachings

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has called on Western countries to abandon their double standards and act based on the teachings of Jesus Christ in the run up to Christmas.

Source: Iran-4+1 talks continue but slowly

An informed source close to the Iran-P4+1 talks in Vienna has told Fars News Agency that talks between Iran and the group in Vienna are ongoing on, though they are slow.

Iran FM: Hungary to issue entry visas based on Iranian covid jabs

Iran’s foreign minister says he has signed a memorandum of understanding with his visiting Hungarian counterpart for the Iranian coronavirus vaccines to be the basis for issuance of entry visas to Hungary.

IAEA’s cameras to be installed at Iran sites after precise examinations

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says monitoring cameras of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be installed at Iran’s nuclear facilities after precise technical, security and judicial examinations.

Iran aiming for doubling trade with neighboring countries

Iran’s deputy foreign minister for economic diplomacy says the government is planning to double trade with neighboring countries.

Khatibazde: EU troika act as fair partner

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman has called on the EU-troika in the Vienna talks to act as a fair partner regarding the Iran nuclear deal.

Amir Abdollahian: Iran will not accept threats

Iran’s top diplomat Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said the Islamic Republic is seeking a good deal with goodwill and active initiatives over the JCPOA but it will not tolerate the language of threat.

Iran chief negotiator in Vienna talks: Progress possible

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator and Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani says the last few days of talks in Vienna to lift the sanctions on Tehran showed if all sides engage in negotiations seriously, progress is possible

Iran not to tolerate interference in its nuclear, missile programs

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council’s statement about Iran’s nuclear and missile programs.

Iranian MP: Tehran to stand firmly in Vienna talks

The spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said the Vienna talks will definitely be successful and their results will be way bigger than the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA.

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