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Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has rejected the allegation that the Iranian diplomat arrested in Belgium has threatened Belgian officials with retaliation, describing the claim, raised by Reuters and some other European media, as shallow fabrication.
Iran’s new ambassadors to Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Belarus, Armenia, Serbia, South Africa, Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Mauritania and Croatia met with President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday before starting their missions.
Director General for Multilateral Affairs and Globalisation at Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs Axel Kenes has met with Ali-Asghar Khaji, a Senior Assistant to Iran's Foreign Minister in Special Political Affairs and Iran's senior negotiator in Yemen and Syria talks.
A senior Iranian diplomat says the UN Secretariat’s reports on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 ignore the United States’ repeated violations of the 2015 nuclear deal and the Resolution.
The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reached a final agreement with Belgian manager Marc Wilmots, and signed a contract with him as the new head of Iran’s National Football Team until the end of FIFA World Cup 2022.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the Iranian diplomat, who was detained in Germany on the false charge of plotting an attack on an MKO rally in Paris, enjoys full diplomatic immunity.
Iran says Germany’s ambassador to Tehran has been summoned to the foreign ministry over a German court’s verdict on extradition of an Iranian diplomat to Belgium.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the European Union to take practical measures to preserve the Iran nuclear deal following the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says enemies are hatching plots to break up bilateral relations between Iran and European countries.
The two Iranians recently apprehended in Belgium for allegedly plotting to bomb the MKO’s gathering in Paris are notorious members of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization.