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.

Big Brother not the only political canal in Persian Gulf

Russia ‘bewildered’ over US visa denial to Iran UN envoy pick

Russia has criticized Washington for its refusal to issue a visa to Iran’s appointee for the position of ambassador to the United Nations, saying the move is in violation of the US commitments as a host of the UN headquarters.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian FM Due in UAE Today to Pursue Expansion of Economic Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later today to take part in the two countries' joint economic cooperation commission meeting.
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Official: Iran Not to Succumb to US Pressure over Replacement of UN Envoy

Senior Iranian Foreign Ministry officials said on Saturday Tehran remains insistent on its pick for the post of Ambassador to the United Nations and will resort to legal means to counter the US refusal to issue visa for Hamid Aboutalebi.
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Iran dubs US decision on denying visa as ‘unwise’

Iran’s representative body to the UN has dubbed a White House decision to deny visa for Iran’s ambassador to the UN as ‘unwise' and 'illegal'.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Spokeswoman Slams Britain’s Anti-Iran Report as “Biased, Spiteful”

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman deplored a recent report published by Britain’s foreign office on Iran as “recurring and spiteful”, saying it gives a quite one-sided account of the realities inside Iran.
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Iran, Azerbaijan sign agreement

Iran and Azerbaijan signed three memoranda of understanding and an agreement in Saadabad Palace.
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Zarif, Ashton discuss content of N-talks

VIENNA, April 8 (MNA) – Iran's FM and EU's Foreign Policy chief have discussed the contents of upcoming round of nuclear negotiations in a working dinner session.
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati

Iran, New Zealand Stress Peaceful Settlement of Syrian Crisis

Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati and visiting New Zealander Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade Gerard van Bohemen discussed the latest developments in the region, and underlined the need for the exhaustion of all diplomatic capacities to end the 3-year-long bloodshed in Syria.
Seyed Baqer Hosseini

European Parliament Lambasted for Meddling in Iran’s Internal Affairs

A prominent Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the European Parliament (EP) for intervening in Iran by passing a recent resolution which he slammed as being based upon European policies and interests.
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Speaker: European Resolution on Iran Disgraceful

Iranian parliament speaker denounced the European Parliament’s recent resolution against the Islamic Republic, stressing that such moves stem from the lack of a proper understanding of developments inside Iran