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.


Arab social networks exalt a humble man who did nothing wrong

The only present he received from his government was a bust to honor him for leading Iranian diplomacy with major powers which resulted in...
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Tehran, Riyadh should work to reduce tensions: Araqchi

A senior Iranian official has called on Saudi Arabia to help reduce tensions, saying Tehran is open to any initiative for the sake of the regional security.

Spokesman: Big economic delegation accompanying President in Europe visit

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said a big economic delegation is accompanying President Hassan Rouhani in his Europe visit.

President Xi’s visit to Iran historic event: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says Chinese President Xi Jinping's official visit to Iran marks a "historic" event in relations between Tehran and Beijing.

Iran rejects OIC statement as ‘unacceptable’

Iran has dismissed as “unacceptable” the recent statement by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), saying it runs counter to principles of the UN Charter, the OIC Charter and international law.

Iran nuclear deal proves power of diplomacy: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 proved that regional disputes can be resolved through diplomacy.

New US bans have no intl. legal ground: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will "proportionally" respond to new US sanctions on Tehran's missile program.

Spokesman: Improvement in Tehran-Riyadh ties needs change in Saudi policies

Saudi Arabia is responsible for the existing problem between Riyadh and Tehran, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Hossein Jaberi Ansari said, adding Riyadh is following policy on creating tensions.
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Foreign Ministry slams new US sanctions against Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry slammed the new US sanctions against Iran, reiterating that the Islamic Republic is determined to use the post-sanctions opportunities to promote its policy of constructive interaction.

Spokesman: US marines’ entry to Iranian territorial water was not hostile

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Wednesday that entry of the US Navy boats to Iranian territorial waters was not hostile.

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