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.

Japan’s Ex-PM Urges Tehran-Tokyo Enhanced Ties

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda expressed the hope that the implementation of a lasting nuclear deal between Iran and world powers would help boost Tehran-Tokyo ties.

Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan Resolved to Enhance Strategic Ties

In a meeting in Erbil, Governor-General of Iran’s Kordestan Province Abdol-Mohammad Zahedi and Abdelkarim Sinjari, the Interior Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, explored the avenues for promoting mutual cooperation between the two neighbouring sides.

Iran Ready to Settle Row with Saudi through Talks: Deputy FM

Iran is ready to settle its political conflict with Saudi Arabia through dialog, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi says.

Indian PM to Meet with Ayatollah Khamenei in Tehran

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Iran on Sunday May 22 and plans to meet the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in the Iranian capital.

Iran and the Next US President

The Middle East presents variety of complicated partnerships for the next United States President.  In recent years, the US has been experiencing a strategic...

Iranian FM Meets US and British Counterparts in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held meetings with a number of his counterparts, including US Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, on the sidelines of a meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) in Vienna.

President Rouhani Calls for Expansion of Iran-France Ties

President Hassan Rouhani said here on Tuesday that Tehran is keen on expanding all-out cooperation with Paris.
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Any Request for Banking Guarantees in Ties with Europe Is Nonsense: Official

A senior Iranian official has dismissed a recent report that European banks had asked Iran to provide guarantees to compensate for possible future penalties imposed by the US for resuming banking activities with Iran. Text from IRNA, translated by IFP.

Iran’s Zarif Says Military Solution in Syria an ‘Illusion’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a military solution to the conflict in Syria is nothing but an “illusion.”
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Zarif Due in Vienna

Foreign Minster Mohammad-Javad Zarif is to depart for Vienna, Austria, on Monday 16 to attend a two-day meeting on developments in Syria and Libya.

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