Foreign Policy

All News about Iranian 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.

Zarif Heads to Warsaw

Iran’s Foreign Minister left Tehran for the Polish capital on Sunday May 29 to officially start his EU tour.

Persian Language Promotion in Portugal to Help Diplomatic Ties: Zarif

In a meeting on Saturday May 28 with Portuguese Deputy Foreign Minister George Oliveira in Tehran, Iran’s FM Zarif stressed the role of language education in expanding relations between the two countries.

Iran and Lithuania Opt for Broadening of Bilateral Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Lithuanian counterpart Linas Linkevicius underlined the need for the expansion of mutual cooperation in different areas in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday May 28.

Lavrov to Discuss Iran’s Full SCO Membership at Uzbekistan Meeting: Russian Official

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to raise the issue of Iran’s permanent membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at a meeting of SCO foreign ministers in Uzbekistan, Russia's Special Presidential Envoy to the SCO Bakhtier Khakimov said.
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Baghdad Chaos Detrimental to Both Iran and Iraq’s National Interests: Analyst

Sabbah Zanganeh, an expert in Middle Eastern affairs, stressed that Tehran should beware of its attitudes towards the ongoing tension in its neighbouring country,...

ISIS Would Have Taken All of Syria If Iran Hadn’t Helped Damascus: General Soleimani

The Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, Major General Qassem Soleimani, commented on Tehran’s assistance to the Syrian government in the ongoing war, stressing that Damascus would have fallen if it was not for Iran’s help.

Spokesman Denies Reports on Taliban Leader’s Iran Visit

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari categorically rejected media reports that claimed Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the slain Taliban leader, had visited Iran before being killed by a US drone strike.

New Zealand FM Calls for Closer Tehran-Wellington Ties

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully stressed the need for promotion of bilateral relations between the Oceanian country and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Afghan Leader, India PM Due in Iran to Discuss Chabahar Port

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are going to visit Tehran to sign a trilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iran on the development of the south-eastern Iranian port city of Chabahar.

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.