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Iran president urges EU to distance itself from US expansionism
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi has urged the European Union not to follow the expansionist policies of the United States, saying Washington’s unilateralism dose not benefit the world.
Iranian, Finnish Foreign Ministers Discuss JCPOA, Bilateral Ties
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Finnish counterpart Pekka Haavisto had a telephone conversation on Wednesday evening.
Iran Urges EU to Condemn US’ Illegal Moves
The Iranian president says European countries, especially Finland, must condemn the United States’ unlawful measures.
Iran, Finland Discuss Consular Cooperation in Tehran
The Iranian Foreign Ministry's Director-General for consular affairs, Ali-Asghar Mohammadi, has held talks with Finnish Director General of Consular Services Pasi Tuominen in Tehran.
Iran to Host Finland Film Week
The Finnish Film Week is going to be held in three Iranian cities from September 28 to October 4, with nine feature films and seven short films to go on screens.
Finland Eyes Closer Trade Ties with Iran
A Finnish minister has expressed his country’s willingness to promote cooperation and business ties with Iran, considering that Finland holds the rotating presidency of the EU.
Finland Says EU Defies US Sanctions on Iran through INSTEX
Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has expressed Helsinki’s support for a special trade mechanism, known as INSTEX, which is to facilitate trade with Tehran amid the US sanctions.
Iran FM to Visit Kuwait, Finland, Sweden, Norway
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay separate visits to Kuwait and the three Scandinavian nations of Finland, Sweden, and Norway in coming days.
‘Finnish Firms Waiting for EU’s SPV to Do Business with Iran’
Finland says its small- and medium-sized companies are still interested in promoting their business cooperation with Iran, but are waiting for the European Union to establish its special payment mechanism, known as Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), to facilitate trade with Iran under the US bans.
Helsinki Hosts Art Exhibition Marking Ashura
The Finnish capital of Helsinki recently hosted an art exhibition with the main theme of mourning for the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shiite Imam.
Iran Appoints Woman as Envoy to Finland
Forouzandeh Vadiati has been appointed as Iran’s ambassador to Finland as the second female envoy in the history of the Islamic Republic.
Iran to Appoint Three Female Ambassadors
A new report says the Iranian Foreign Ministry is to appoint three female ambassadors, including a Sunni woman, in the near future in a move that would increase the total number of women envoys to four.
Iranian MPs Pass 8 Bills on Economic Cooperation with Other Countries
An Iranian MP says lawmakers have passed several bills that would facilitate economic cooperation between Iran and other countries.
Iran’s MCI Signs MoU with Nokia for 5G Network Development
Nokia and Mobile Communications Company of Iran (MCI), the largest mobile network operator in the country, have signed a memorandum of understanding for developing 5G technology in Iran.
Iranian FM Meets Finnish, Uruguayan Envoys
Iranian foreign minister held separate meetings with the outgoing Finnish ambassador and the incoming Uruguayan envoy to Tehran.
EU, Finland Can Help Settlement of Syria Conflict: Iran Parliament Speaker
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the European Union can play a significant role in the settlement of the Syrian crisis and the campaign against terrorism.
President: Capacities of Iran, Finland Should Be Tapped to Cement Bilateral Ties
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for efforts to promote bilateral cooperation between Tehran and Helsinki in all spheres through using the capacities of both countries.
Presidents Discuss Iran-Finland Railroad Link
Presidents of Iran and Finland at a meeting in Tehran weighed plans for connecting the two countries via railroad.
EU Seeks Closer Ties With Iran after JCPOA: President Rouhani
President Hassan Rouhani says the European Union is willing to expand its relations with Iran, especially in the light of the circumstances that has ensued Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers.
Restored Golden Palm unveiled in Tehran park
There is hope that the unveiling of the artwork can prompt a huge leap in economic and cultural relations between the two nations, Iranian deputy foreign minister said.
Ebtekar, Finnish president call for expansion of all-out ties
Iran and Finland have the potential for closer ties in industrial, trade, the environment, climatology and tourism areas, Ebtekar told Finnish President Niinisto.