Thursday, December 1, 2022

Int'l Relations

Comments of Hashemi Rafsanjani on Iran-Iraq relations

Hashemi Rafsanjani has taken a look at Tehran-Baghdad ties over the years and dismissed concerns that the two countries pose a threat to each other.

Sultan Qaboos approves Iran-Oman Maritime Border Demarcation deal

Oman’s Sultan Qaboos has confirmed a Muscat-Tehran deal on maritime borders demarcation in the Sea of Oman.

Minister submits President Rouhani’s message to Algerian counterpart

Iran’s Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian on Monday submitted President Hassan Rouhani’s message to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, inviting him to attend a 3rd Summit...

Speaker: Images of Sardasht chemical bombing won’t fade away

He said the savage bombing of civilians and destroying their homes was the most heinous crime of the kind which had many catastrophic consequences, with many bodies and souls still suffering.

Iran gives Venezuela $500 million credit line

Among the agreements, there are plans for joint production of commodity goods, including detergents and other hygiene materials in Venezuela.

Iran urges dialogue to resolve Yemen crisis

Iran supports UN efforts to dispatch humanitarian aid and organize real negotiations between Yemeni groups, the deputy foreign minister said.

Twenty reasons why Iran does not trust the US

A former Iranian nuclear negotiator says that the United States is the number-one threat to Iran’s national security, setting out 20 reasons why Tehran cannot trust Washington.

Iranian people are nice and hospitable: US coach

My first impression is that everyone here has been incredibly hospitable. Everyone has been very nice, US volleyball coach John Speraw said.

Iran, Pakistan launch joint fiber optic project

The network is aimed at expanding the bandwidth of Pakistan and international information transit.

Seattle can help America and Iran learn to build trust

An American daily has said Seattle and Isfahan can develop a sister-city relationship to help the US and Iran build trust after decades of hostility and distrust.

Iraqi Kurdistan calls on Iran to mediate between Baghdad and Erbil

The Iraqi Kurdistan regional administration official said that solving issues with Baghdad is a top priority of Erbil.

MEP: We have come to Tehran to guarantee promises

Richard Howitt, a Member of the European Parliament, has said that the EP will open its Tehran office in 2016 after the conclusion of a nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1.

The chance for failure of nuclear talks is low: Mousavian

The chance for failure is low, Mousavian, currently a research scholar at Princeton University, said.

Iran FM says battle against violence must be within international law

Zarif lashed out at countries which employ double standards with regard to violence, including the crises in Syria and Yemen.

Iran, Greek governments keen on cultural-artistic ties

Jannati said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is willing to develop tourism cooperation with Greece.

Envoy Describes Germany as Iran’s Biggest European Trade Partner

Germany is the biggest European partner of Iran in the field of economy, the German envoy said in a meeting with Khorasan Razavi governor general.

Zarif decries UN discriminatory stance vis-à-vis conflicts

He also criticized the U.N. indifferent and passive approach vis-à-vis the deterioration of humanitarian situation in Yemen.

Change in tactic or strategy?

It is wishful thinking to assume that diplomacy can achieve what used to be achieved through war machine; real change is needed.

Iran says US planned blocking of new planes “illegal”

“Iran will never wait for the permission of any country for exercising its legitimate rights,” said an Iranian aviation official.

Iran, Germany to sign agreement on forestry cooperation

Iran and Germany are planning to sign an agreement to boost cooperation between the two countries in the field of forests and forestry.

Iran expresses concern about Egypt’s death sentences

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said the verdicts which encourage violent measures and a policy of elimination could harm Egypt’s image and credibility.

Velayati, Nasrallah discuss issues of mutual interest

The meeting was focused on issues related to the World of Islam, Lebanon and extremism.

Yemen crisis needs political solution: Zarif

The solution to Yemen crisis is solely political and through forming an inclusive government with the aid of all political forces, said Zarif.

UN ready to carry Iran relief aid to Yemen

Dispatching humanitarian aid to the Yemeni nation has been a concern of Iran and Tehran continues its efforts in this regard through various channels, said Amir Abdollahian.

Tehran Book Fair an important cultural event in Mideast

The enthusiasm of the people present at the fair helps foreign visitors enjoy the tour in the atmosphere of Iranian culture and thoughts, the former French diplomat said.

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