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: Iran seeks de-escalation of tensions

Iran seeks de-escalation of tensions in the region including decrease of tensions with Riyadh, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber-Ansari said on Sunday.
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Saudis doomed to lose war of embassies: Spokesman

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said Saudi Arabia's policy of 'war of emabssies' by cutting its ties with Iran and pressuring other countries in doing so will not bear any benefit to the Riyadh regime.

Terrorism, Extremism Region’s Main Problems: Iran’s Deputy FM

Iran’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi described terrorism and extremism as the major issues facing the region.

Saudi Arabia is seeking confrontation with Iran

The Foreign Ministry spokesman has said that JCPOA and relations with regional and international powers are national issues which should be excluded from partisan and factional bickering.
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Iran, Saudi Arabia seem to avoid hasty decisions

Tehran’s reaction to the Saudi embassy incident in Tehran shows that Iran seeks to avoid a new crisis in the conflict-hit Middle East region.

Tehran underlines the security of Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran

Tehran police have made a few arrests outside the Saudi embassy in the capital, urging people to pursue their protest at the execution of Sheikh Nimr through legal channels.
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FM spokesman: Iran will respond to US measures against its defense plans

The Foreign Ministry spokesman has said that Tehran has warned the US administration that Iran's missile program has nothing to do with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
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Iran dismisses Arab League claims as biased, unconstructive

Despite the unfriendly stance of some countries, Iran will continue to play a constructive role in easing tensions and defusing crises, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
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GRI’s 2015 Person of the Year in Political Risk

Global Risk Insights has laid out three reasons for naming FM Zarif as the Person of the Year in Political Risk.

Iran MP reacts to US travel restriction

An Iranian MP has said that the new US visa decision may not directly restrict Iran, but the problem it causes for citizens of other countries in visiting Iran add up to restriction for Iran

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