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.

President Putin: Russia, Iran having strategic ties

Head of Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday and discussed the latest conditions of bilateral and regional ties.

Iranian FM Zarif arrives in London for Syria aid conference

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in London to take part in an international conference aimed at raising aid for the people of war-torn Syria.

Arms, financial supply to terrorists must be blocked: Iran’s Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has described terrorism as a serious threat to the entire world, including Europe, calling for measures to stop financial and arms supply to terrorists.

Iran’s Larijani: Syria Talks Cannot Continue Unless Certain Sides Change Path

Speaker of Iran’s Parliament Ali Larijani said on Wednesday that if certain negotiating sides to the ongoing Syria talks in the Swiss city of Geneva do not change their approaches, continuation of talks would be ridiculous.

Senior MP calls Riyadh as obstacle to success of Syria talks

Saudi Arabia excessive demands are an obstacle to resolution of political negotiations for peace in Syria, Chairman of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Commission on National Security and Foreign Policy Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Wednesday.

Iran wants Saudi to drop hostile policies: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister says Saudi Arabia must drop its hostile policies against the Islamic Republic.

Iran denies sending Afghan fighters to Syria

Iran has dismissed "fabricated" reports about recruiting Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, saying such claims are propagandistic.

No Downturn in Iran-Russia Strategic Ties, Velayati Says

Iran and Russia have mutual, long-term and strategic interests, Ali Akbar Velayati, the international adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said, dismissing any slowdown in Tehran-Moscow cooperation.
Ali Akbar Velayati

Velayati arrives in Moscow for talks on regional situation

Moscow, Feb 1, IRNA – Ali Akbar Velayati, senior advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader arrived here Monday for a four-day visit to hold talks with top Russian officials.

Diplomacy, logic can settle regional issues: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the issues in the region can be solved through a diplomatic and logical approach.

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