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.

Spokesman: EU’s Mogherini Due in Iran on Saturday

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is planning to pay an official visit to Tehran on April 16, an Iranian spokesman said.

Italian Premier due in Iran Tuesday

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will visit Iran on Tuesday and will be accompanied by 120 leading economists and company representatives.

FM calls for resolution of regional conflicts based on int’l rules

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday called for resolution of regional conflicts based on international rules and regulations.

Velayati: ​Ousting Assad ​is ​Iran’s ​R​edline

The idea of the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a redline for the Islamic Republic, says a senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

Iranian Deputy FM in Turkey to Attend OIC Meeting

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi is in the Turkish city of Istanbul to take part in a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

Tehran, Ankara review ways to widen bilateral ties

Iranian and Turkish officials in a meeting reviewed ways to share experiences in various economic issues and widen relations in tourism, cultural and investment areas.

Zarif: Iran Will Remain Friend, Close Partner of Russia

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Russia is an important neighbor of Iran, with strong political, economic, intelligence and defense ties.

Iran Dismisses Report on Building Canal Linking Caspian Sea to Persian Gulf

Iranian embassy in Russia rejected a recent report by Russia media on Tehran’s cooperation with Moscow on the construction of a major canal linking Caspian Sea, north of Iran, to Persian Gulf, south of the country.

Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan Agree on 2-Year Cooperation Agenda

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Tuesday that the agenda for Iran’s cooperation with its two neighbors, Turkey and Azerbaijan Republic, was agreed upon during a trilateral meeting held earlier in the day in northern Iran.

Iran Urges Restraint in Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting

As tensions between Caucasian states Azerbaijan and Armenia have been running high with dozens of soldiers from both sides killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Iran called on its northern neighbors to show restraint and immediately halt the bloody clashes.

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