Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Foreign Policy

Top diplomat: Bright future ahead for Iran-Russia-China alliance

Iran’s ambassador to Moscow says the Iran-China-Russia alliance is the major coalition of the future world.

Raisi: US pullout fundamental solution to West Asia crises

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says withdrawal of American forces from West Asia, and more specifically east of the Euphrates flanking Iraq and Syria, is the fundamental solution to the crises in the region.

Advisor to Iran Leader: Foreign forces must leave region

An advisor to Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has reiterated the need for foreign troops to leave the West Asia region.

Spokesman: New round of Iran-Saudi talks to be held soon

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani says a new round of fence-mending talks between the Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia will be held in the near future.

Ayatollah Khamenei slams NATO as a “dangerous thing”

Iran’s leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that if NATO had not been stopped in Ukraine, it would have triggered the same war.

Iranian FM says Tehran shakes any hand extended for friendship

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said Iran is open to good relations with other countries, especially its neighbors.

Iranian president: Terrorism is deplorable no matters what it’s named

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said terrorism is deplorable no matter what name it’s given.

Putin in Tehran to join Syria summit, hold talks with Iranian officials

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Tehran on an official visit to join a trilateral conference on the Syria peace process and hold talks with the Islamic Republic’s high-ranking officials.

Iran Leader warns Erdogan: Any military action in Syria detrimental to entire region

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warns Turkey that any military action in the northern part of Syria harms not just Turkey itself but the broader region as well and will only serve the terrorists wreaking havoc in the region.

Iranian president welcomes visiting Turkish counterpart

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi officially welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday morning at the Sa’dabad complex in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Iranian FM: Iran focal point of dynamic diplomacy

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has in a tweet hailed the upcoming summit of the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey as an opportunity for the three countries to boost their ties and economic cooperation.

Envoy: Iran preparing documents to join Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Tehran is preparing the necessary documents to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Iranian envoy to Russia Kazem Jalali said in an interview with TASS.

Report: Syria FM due in Tehran on Tuesday for talks over regional issues

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad will reportedly travel to Iran for talks with Iranian officials on Tuesday.

Iran envoy welcomes meeting between Azeri-Armenian FMs

Tehran welcomes the meeting between foreign ministers of Azerbaijan Republic and Armenia, Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Seyyed Abbas Mousavi wrote on Twitter.

Iran praises Iraq’s efforts in advancing regional talks

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a phone call with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein, hailed Baghdad’s role in initiating regional talks.

Former Iran FM: Tehran has capacities to make nukes, but not after it

Former Iranian foreign minister and Chairman of Iran’s Strategic Council of Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi says Tehran has the capacities to develop nuclear weapons but it does not intend to do so.

Putin’s Iran visit has nothing to do with Biden’s tour of region: Iran MP

An Iranian parliamentarian has dismissed reports that indicate a trip to Iran by Russian President Vladimir Putin has been timed to coincide with his US counterpart Joe Biden’s tour of the West Asia region.

Iran dismisses Biden’s allegations as baseless, hypocritical

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman has rejected US president Joe Biden’s claims regarding Tehran’s nuclear program as baseless and hypocritical.

Turkish president due in Tehran on Monday for Astana peace talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will fly to Tehran on Monday afternoon to take part in the 7th summit of the Astana peace talks over Syria crisis.

Tehran’s envoy: Swedish court verdict against Iranian citizen hostile

Tehran’s Ambassador to Stockholm Ahmad Masoumifar has said that the Swedish judiciary’s life sentence against Iranian citizen Hamid Nouri was hostile and in support of terrorism.

China says to keep up cooperation with Iran despite US sanctions

Beijing’s envoy to Tehran slams the US for resorting to unilateral sanctions to exert pressure on other countries, saying China will keep up economic cooperation with Iran despite the American bans imposed on the Islamic Republic.

Iranian FM to Ukrainian counterpart: US claim over Iran drones baseless

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart, has rejected the US national security advisor’s claim that Iran is sending drones to Russia for use in the Ukraine war.

Iran security chief says Tehran won’t let others sow discord with Azerbaijan

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), in a meeting with the president of the Azerbaijan Republic, said Tehran will not allow any outside actors to drive a wedge between the two nations.

Tehran summons Swedish envoy over Iranian citizen case

Iran’s foreign ministry has summoned Sweden’s charge d’affaires in protest at a Swedish court’s sentencing of former Iranian judiciary official Hamid Nouri to life imprisonment on the basis of “unfounded allegations."

Iran: US-Israel statement addressed not just to Iran, but all Arab-Muslim states

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman warns that a joint US-Israel declaration issued during President Joe Biden’s visit to occupied al-Quds was not just addressed to Iran but to all Muslim and Arab countries, which would have to submit to Tel Aviv’s “military edge.”

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