Monday, July 4, 2022

Iran-Australia Relations

Iran FM: Tehran open to good deal in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran is open to a good agreement in the Austrian capital Vienna where negotiators of Iran and the P4+1 group are trying to revive the 2015 deal.

Australian ambassador visits Hazrat Masoumeh’s shrine in Qom, Iran

Australian ambassador to Tehran Lyndall Sachs has visited the shrine of Hazrat Masoumeh in Iran’s holy city of Qom.

Ali Daei gives shirt as memento to Australian ambassador

Former Iranian footballer Ali Daei has given a shirt of Iran’s National Team to Australian Ambassador to Tehran Lyndall Sachs.

Austrian chancellor to resign amid scandal charges

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has announced he would resign amid a corruption probe. The 35-year-old politician and nine others have been placed under investigation on suspicion of bribery. He has denied all allegations.

Rarely-Seen Persian Artworks to Be Exhibited in Sydney

A collection of rarely-seen Persian artworks and crafts is to be displayed at Australia’s Powerhouse Museum, a major branch of the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences in Sydney.

Iran Gives More Details of Prisoner Swap with Australia

An Iranian deputy foreign minister has elaborated on a “unique prisoner swap” that resulted in the release of three Iranian nationals jailed in Thailand in exchange for an Australian convict after intensive tripartite diplomatic arrangements.

Iran Dismisses Media Fuss over Australian Woman Inmate

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has shrugged off the media hype over the imprisonment of Australian woman Kylie Moore-Gilbert in Iran.

Australia Releases Iranian Student after One Year in Jail

An Iranian university student detained in Australia since September 2018 has been released and returned home.

Iran Releases Two Australians, Will Free Russian Journo Soon

Iran has released British-Australian woman Jolie King and her Australian boyfriend, Mark Firkin, after dropping all charges against them, Canberra confirmed Saturday.

‘Zionist Officials Accustomed to Spreading Lies about Iran’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as unfounded a report on Iran’s role in hacking the mobile phones of some Israeli officials, saying the Zionist regime’s officials have grown accustomed to spreading lies about Iran on a daily basis.

Iran Dispatching Workers to Australia, Canada, Denmark

Iran is dispatching skilled workers to Australia, Canada, Oman, Turkey and Denmark, and has established five support centres in these countries for the workforce, a top official said.

Australian Actor Praises Iranian Artists

Australian actor, producer and theatre instructor John Samaha says it is an extraordinary experience to work with Iranian artists.

Mural by Two Australian Artists Unveiled in Tehran

A mural drawn by two Australian artists has been unveiled in the Iranian capital Tehran on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Australia.

Iran Condemns Australia Terrorist Attack

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced a Friday "hideous" terrorist attack in Melbourne, Australia.

US Sanctions on Iran Harm Environment: VP

Iranian Vice-President Massoumeh Ebtekar says the US sanctions on Tehran not only endanger people’s lives but also cause severe damages to the environment.

Return of US Sanctions Real Challenge to Iranian People: Australian Ambassador

The Australian ambassador to Iran has described the restoration of US sanctions on Tehran as “real challenge” to the Iranian people, saying the prospects that sanctions could negatively affect Iranian patients and women and children were “deeply concerning”.

“Iran, Interesting Destination for Australian Tourists”

Australia’s cultural attaché says people of his country are much interested in visiting Iran and getting more familiar with the history, culture and civilization of the country.

Iran Pursuing Reported Arrest of Student in Australia

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran has not yet received any report regarding the arrest of an Iranian student from any official channel and Australian authorities, but the foreign ministry is following up on the media reports on the issue.

Iran Appoints Ten New Ambassadors, Representatives  

Iranian Foreign Ministry has released the names of new representatives and ambassadors appointed to ten countries and international bodies across the world.

Australian Envoy Advises Tourists to Visit Tehran’s Malek Museum

The Australian Ambassador to Iran has called on all Australian tourists travelling to Iran to visit the Malek National Museum and Library in Tehran.

Message of Zoroastrianism Must Be Heard Worldwide: Iran President

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has sent a message to the 11th World Zoroastrian Congress, expressing hope the meeting could help spread the message of divine religions the world badly needs.

Iran Pursuing Situation of Iranian Woman Detained in Australia: Official

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates' Affairs Hassan Qashqavi says the foreign ministry is seriously pursuing the case of pregnant Iranian woman Negar Qods Kani, who is in jail in Australia.

GAP Exhibition Presents Contemporary Iranian Architectural Works

The Global Architecture Profiling (GAP), a top international exhibition of architectural projects, has been kicked off at University of Melbourne, Australia, with Iran attending as this year’s special guest.

Iranian Documentary to Compete in Sydney Film Festival

Iranian documentary ‘Mashti Esmaeil’ will take part in the competition section of the 15th Experimental International Film Festival (flExiff 2002-2022), which is due to be held in Sydney, Australia, on September 23-24, 2017.

Iran, Australia to Save Lake Urmia from Drying Out

Iran and Australia are to work together to save Iran’s Lake Urmia, which is almost drying out.

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