The latest news and views about and statements by the Iranian Foreign Ministry
Top Iranian diplomat says his priority as the new foreign minister is to expand ties with neighboring countries. In a message posted on Instagram, Hossein Amir Abdollahian added the ministry under his command will pursue balanced, dynamic and smart foreign relations based on mutual respect. His full message is as follows:
Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has invited Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan for a meeting with the Iranian foreign minister's assistant to give explanation on a controversial picture tweeted by the Russian embassy in Tehran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Mohammad Reza Majidi, the Secretary-General of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly, signed the APA’s Headquarters Agreement on the provisions related to the status, privileges and immunities of the permanent secretariat of the Assembly in Tehran at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has unveiled a book titled “Zarif and Big Files” published by an Iraqi publisher in the Arabic language.
Iran says its collaborations with the Russian Federation have gone beyond the limits of bilateral relations, and are now at the level of cooperation to ensure international security.
A host of former Iranian deputy foreign ministers and ambassadors have issued a statement on Iran's expectations of new US President Joe Biden.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says Tehran has officially warned the United States that it will bring a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice against that country if it continues its illegal actions against Iranian diplomats.
The Presiding Board of the Parliamentary Fraction for Iranian Expatriates’ Affairs has held a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Expatriates’ Affairs Kazem Sajjadi.
The Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Justice have, in a meeting, reached an agreement to further support and protect the rights of Iranian expatriates wherever in the world they are.
Belgian Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès had a phone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the Islamic Republic has not provided the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with any access beyond the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and won't do so in the future.
The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Tehran over recent offensive moves made against the Iranian diplomatic missions in Afghanistan.
Deputies of the Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs have held several meetings with the foreign diplomats residing in Tehran to submit the letters that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has written to his foreign counterparts about the US sanctions impeding the supply of health and medical products.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expounded on the latest measures taken by the ministry in close cooperation and coordination with the Health Ministry in order to minimize the adverse effects of the coronavirus epidemic.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has strongly condemned the British ambassador’s unlawful and unprofessional measure and his suspicious attendance at a gathering in Tehran, as well as the inappropriate comments made by other UK officials.
A video has been released by the Iranian police showing the UK ambassador to Tehran among the protesters who had gathered in an “illegal” rally in front of a university in Tehran.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has set up a task force on consular affairs pertaining to the victims of a Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran on January 8.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has strongly condemned the comments from Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in justification of the American assassination of General Qassem Soleimani.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned Germany’s charge d’affaires over the support that a number of German officials have voiced for the US assassination of Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has pledged that his ministry will keep working in collaboration with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force and its new commander.