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Latest Politics News in Iran – News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more.

Iran’s Uranium Enrichment Work Enters New Phase: Envoy

Iran’s permanent representative to international organizations Kazem Gharibabadi says the country has taken a new step in its uranium enrichment activities.

Iran’s Zarif, UN Envoy Discuss Syria Developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a meeting with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen on the latest developments related to the Syria crisis.

Iran Congratulates Lebanon on Independence Day

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated his Lebanese counterpart Michel Aoun as well the people of the country on the Lebanese Independence Day.

Those Pursuing Improper Policies in Afghanistan Fully Responsible for Attacks: Iran

Iran says those who persist in following their unwarranted policies in Afghanistan bear full responsibility for attacks such as the recent one which struck several diplomatic sites in the country.

Iran Condemns Pompeo’s Visit to Israeli Settlement in Occupied Palestine

Iran has categorically condemned a visit to an illegal Israeli settlement in occupied Palestinian territories by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Postpones Trips to Moscow, Baku

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's planned trips to Russia and the Azerbaijan Republic have been postponed to a later date, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh.

Zarif Congratulates Afghan FM on Winning Vote of Confidence

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a telephone conversation with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar on Saturday.
No Change in Iran’s Borders as Karabakh Peace Deal Unfolds: Spokesman

Iran Condemns Rocket Attack on Civilians in Kabul

The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran condemned terrorist attacks against civilians and non-military sites in Afghanistan after a barrage of rockets hit the Afghan capital Kabul, one of which slammed into the Iranian Embassy.

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Hold Talks on Syria

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen and Senior Assistant to Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji have held talks on the latest developments in Syria.

Russia, China to Doubt Iran’s Sincerity If It Holds Talks with US: Conservative Daily

A conservative Iranian newspaper has argued that if Tehran enters into talks with the incoming US administration, then China, Russia and India will cast doubt on the sincerity of Iran’s “Look to the East” policy.