The latest news and views about and statements by the Iranian Foreign Ministry
Iran Summons Dutch Envoy over Attack on Embassy
Iran’s foreign ministry has summoned the Dutch ambassador to Iran Jacques Werner in protest to an attack by anti-revolution and separatist elements to the Iranian embassy at The Hague Monday afternoon.
Iran Summons Polish Charge d’affaires over Warsaw Conference
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned Poland’s charge d'affaires in Tehran over the country’s bid to co-host an anti-Iran conference in Warsaw.
Iran Finally Appoints New Ambassador to China
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasssemi says upon the proposal of foreign minister and the approval of Iranian president, Mohammad Keshavarz Zadeh has been finally appointed the Islamic Republic’s new ambassador to China.
Iran Backs Upcoming Yemeni-Yemeni Talks in Stockholm
The Iranian foreign ministry has offered the country’s support for the upcoming Yemen talks in Sweden, calling on all Yemeni sides to have a “constructive and responsible” engagement in the Stockholm talks with the goal of putting an end to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
Iran Condemns New US Sanctions, Hails Europe’s Support
Iran’s foreign ministry has condemned the re-imposition of US sanctions on the Islamic Republic, hailing a joint statement released Friday by the EU, France, Germany, and the UK in support of Iran.
Rouhani’s Gov’t Criticized for Passive Stand on Khashoggi Murder
The administration of President Hassan Rouhani, particularly his foreign ministry, is under fire for taking a passive stance on the murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Iran Hosts Conference on Economic Diplomacy
The Iranian capital Tehran on Sunday hosted a national conference called “New Methods for Advancing Economic Diplomacy with Emphasis on Development Cooperation”.
“Iranian Diplomat Arrested in Germany Has Full Immunity”
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’s Failure to Join CFT to Give US Pretext to Boost Its Pressure”
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has reiterated the need for Tehran’s accession to the convention on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), saying the country’s failure to do so will provide the US with the pretext to increase its pressure on the Islamic Republic.
ICJ Ruling Proves US Sanctions against Iran Cruel: Statement
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has hailed the ruling issued by the International Court of Justice in the lawsuit filed by Iran against the United States.
“Rumi Integral Part of Iran’s Rich History, Culture, Literature”
The Iranian Foreign Ministry, in a message, has paid tribute to and slammed efforts by Turkey to associate itself with prominent Iranian poet Rumi, who was one of the world’s most famous literary figures known for his mystic poems.
Foreign Ministry Explains Why Iran Needs to Adopt FATF Standards
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has released a statement to answer a number of frequently asked questions and concerns regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran’s engagement with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Iran Foreign Ministry Tasked with Following Up on Wetland Wildfire
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the foreign ministry to get in touch with Iraqi officials for extinguishing the wildfire at Hoor al-Azim lagoon at the Iraqi border, south-west of Iran.
Gov’t Gives Guarantee Iran’s Share of Caspian Sea Not Reduced
The Iranian Foreign Ministry says it guarantees the country’s share of the Caspian Sea has not been reduced at all based on the Convention recently signed on the legal regime of the Caspian Sea by the leaders of Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan in Aktau.
Iran, Azerbaijan Hold Consular Meeting
The first joint consular meeting between Iran and Azerbaijan Republic was held in Tehran, co-chaired by the director generals of the consular sections of the two countries’ foreign ministries.
Tehran to Host Gathering of Iranian Ambassadors, Heads of Missions Abroad
A gathering of Iranian ambassadors and heads of Iran’s missions abroad is to be held in Tehran next week, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi.
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.
“All Muslim States Must Unite against Israeli Atrocities”
The Iranian foreign ministry has, in a statement released ahead of the International Quds Day, called on the Muslim world to stand up to the shameless crimes committed by the Zionist regime of Israel against the innocent and oppressed nation of Palestine.
Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Baseless, Interventionist Accusations
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has taken a swipe at the new US secretary of state for the meddlesome comments he made against Tehran in the so-called new US strategy.
Iran, Turkey Sign Document on Border Cooperation
The 27th meeting of the Iran-Turkey High Border Commission has wound up its work in Ankara.
Iran Foreign Ministry Rejects Claims It Promotes Imports
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has denied allegations that certain Iranian embassies across the globe are working to boost imports rather than exports, saying the Foreign Ministry’s principled policy is to provide open, strong and constant support for the national economy.
Iranian Gov’t Bodies Obliged to Buy Domestic Products
Iran’s first vice-president says governmental bodies will be banned from buying foreign products in the current Iranian year (started March 21), in line with guidelines suggested by the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
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.
“Accession to UNTOC to Benefit Iran Greatly”
Iranian foreign ministry has assured the domestic critics that the country’s membership in the UN convention on fighting transnational organized crime will have numerous advantages for the country.
Why Iran FM Decided Not to Attend WEF in Davos
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has elaborated on the reasons for Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s decision to remain in Tehran instead of attending the 48th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.