Thursday, December 1, 2022

Int'l Relations

United Nations celebrates International Day of Nowruz

The United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Nowruz, which marks the start of spring, with the participation of Iran and 11 other countries that observe the ancestral festivity.

Iranian president: Nowruz symbolizes a culture based on values

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has in separate messages congratulated the leaders of countries marking Nowruz on the arrival of the New Year.

Iran says it reserves right to respond to Israeli strike that killed advisers

Iran says it reserves the right to respond to Israel’s recent missile attack which left two Iranian military advisers dead in the Syrian capital Damascus.

Iran writes to UNSC over US senator’s ‘hateful’ remarks in Israel

Iran has written to the United Nations to complain about the recent hateful comments of an American senator in Israeli-occupied al-Quds, where he encouraged the Tel Aviv regime to conduct more assassination operations against Iranian nuclear scientists.

Iran sends humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Iran says it has sent another shipment of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.

South Korea uses frozen assets to pay Iran’s dues to UN

The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations has confirmed that South Korea has used $18million of Tehran’s frozen assets to pay Iran’s arrears to the UN.

Report: South Korea, Iran mull paying Tehran UN debts

South Korea is in consultations with Iran over the proposed use of its funds, frozen under the US sanctions, to help Tehran pay dues to the United Nations and regain its voting rights, government sources say.

Tehran mayor, Thai envoy discuss cooperation on urban services

Mayor of Tehran Alireza Zakani has held talks with Thailand’s ambassador to Iran Worawoot Pongprapapant on cooperation between the two countries on urban services.

Iran envoy seeks ending suspension of UN voting right

Iran's envoy to the United Nations says he expects that the suspension of Tehran's right to vote in the world body will be lifted soon.

Ex-deputy foreign minister: “China won’t make any sacrifices for Iran”

A former Iranian deputy foreign minister has dismissed the notion that China will make sacrifices for the Islamic Republic due to its good relations with the country

Iran warns against foreign meddling in Kazakhstan

Iran has warned against foreign interference in Kazakhstan where violent protests over a gas price hike has left a number of demonstrators and security forces dead.

Raisi: Trump must face retribution over gen. Soleimani assassination

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says former U.S. president Donald Trump must be brought to justice and face retribution for ordering the assassination of anti-terrorism icon General Qassem Soleimani.

Spokesman: President Raisi to visit Russia early next year

Iran’s government spokesman says President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Russia soon.

Venezuela’s Maduro set to visit Iran ‘very soon’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he will soon visit Iran to finalize new agreements on mutual cooperation.

Establishment of all-inclusive govt. key to resolving Afghan crisis: Iran

Iran’s foreign minister has reiterated that the solution to the Afghanistan crisis is to establish a broad-based government there.

Bagheri: Talks with P4+1 will resume in near future

Ali Bagheri Kani, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and chief nuclear negotiator in Vienna talks, says the P4+1 group of countries has agreed to continue negotiations based on Tehran’s proposals.

China supports Iran’s positions during Vienna talks

China has supported Iran’s positions during the Vienna talks aimed at removing sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

IAEA’s cameras to be installed at Iran sites after precise examinations

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says monitoring cameras of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be installed at Iran’s nuclear facilities after precise technical, security and judicial examinations.

Shamkhani: Strategic partnership with neighbors Iran top priority

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said even with the assassination of Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani, the United States did not achieve its goal of dismantling the regional resistance.

Iranian, Turkmen presidents talk bilateral ties

The presidents of Iran and Turkmenistan have underlined the need to strengthen border cooperation and facilitate exchange of goods. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow also stressed the necessity of increasing trade cooperation in order to boost bilateral relations.

Iran negotiator optimistic about reaching a deal in foreseeable future

Iran's chief nuclear negotiator says as a result of interactions and meetings held over the past few days at the expert level and by senior negotiating officials in Vienna, the differences between Iran and the P4+1 group over negotiable issues are decreasing.

Negotiators at Vienna talks seeking to bridge differences

Negotiating teams from Iran and the 4+1 group are striving to narrow differences during talks in the Austrian capital, Vienna, mainly aimed at getting US sanctions against Iran lifted.

“Good news on the way about neutralization of sanctions”

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says some good news is on the way regarding neutralizing anti-Iran sanctions.

Iranian parliament speaker: Palestine Muslim World top priority

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has said the most important priority of the Muslim world is the issue of Palestine.

Report: Iran has started positive interaction with IAEA

Nour News, a media outlet affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, has said Iran has started positive cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA.

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