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Foreign ministry spokesperson mocks presence of anti-Iran figures at Munich Security Conference
Spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry Nasser Kanaani has decried the organizers of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) for ignoring the Iranian nation’s support for the Islamic establishment and inviting a number of anti-Tehran ‘clowns’ who have no identity to the meeting.
Iranian-French academic freed from Evin prison
Iranian-French academic Fariba Adelkhah has been released from Evin prison in Tehran, the French government confirmed. The conditions of her release remain unclear.
Iranian president to French envoy: Reflect realities of Iran to your govt.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has warned France about the danger of extremism’s domination in the European country.
Iran rejects Macron claims over its nuclear program
The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman has rejected as unconstructive the recent claims of French President Emmanuel Macron over Tehran's nuclear program.
Iranian FM to French counterpart: France stance towards Iran unfriendly
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian had told his French counterpart Catherine Colonna that France has incited the recent unrests and deadly riots in Iran, describing it as unfriendly.
Iranian students gather outside French embassy over Charlie Hebdo’s insulting cartoons
A group of Iranian students hold a gathering outside the French embassy in Tehran, protesting French Magazine Charlie Hebdo's insulting move in publishing sacrilegious cartoons.
Iran says France has no right to insult other religions
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has announced that France is not entitled to insult any religion and its followers under the pretext of "free speech." Nasser Kanaani has called on the French statesmen to observe the basic principles of international law.
Iranian president strongly condemns Charlie Hebdo’s insulting cartoons
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has strongly condemned French magazine Charlie Hebdo’s recent insulting cartoons about the marjaeiyah and religious as well as human values of the Iranian people.
Iranians protest French magazine Charlie Hebdo’s sacrilegious cartoons
A group of Iranians have gathered outside the French Embassy in Tehran in protest against the recent insulting cartoons published by French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Iran closes Tehran-based French Institute over insulting cartoons
Iran has announced the closure of the French Institute of Research, based in Tehran, in protest at the publication of insulting cartoons in the French magazine, Charlie Hebdo.
French envoy summoned to Iranian Foreign Ministry over insulting cartoons
French Ambassador to Tehran Nicolas Roche was summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday afternoon after a French magazine published insulting cartoons of the Shia Marjaeya as well as Iran’s national and religious values.
Iran condemns Charlie Hebdo’s insulting cartoons, promises “firm response”
The Iranian foreign minister has condemned a French magazine for its publication of insulting cartoons of Islamic Marjaeya.
Iranian official: Court has yet to issue verdict for French nationals accused of spying
A spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says judicial authorities have not yet issued a verdict in the case of two French defendants on trial for allegedly instigating unrest in the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s FM slams Paris’ “meddlesome polices” in meeting with French counterpart
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says he raised the issue of France’s meddling in the country’s internal affairs during a round of talks with his French counterpart, Catherine Colonna, in Jordan.
Iranian MP: Lawmakers push for downgrading ties with European troika
An Iranian lawmaker says Iran's parliament will press legislation to downgrade ties with Britain. Esmail Kosari said MPs also want to push for reconsidering ties with France and Germany.
Iranian MPs rap France’s “meddlesome polices”
Around two hundreds of Iranian lawmakers have condemned France for "frequent instances of interference in the domestic affairs of the Islamic Republic under the guise of defending human rights, despite the European country’s own dark history of human rights abuses."
Iran foreign ministry condemns Macron’s meeting with anti-Iranian figure
The spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Nasser Kanaani, has condemned a meeting between French President Emmanuel Macron with one of anti-Iran opposition figures and her companions, held on the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum
Strategic data obtained from French spies arrested in Iran: Judiciary spox
The spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary says “strategic data” has been obtained from the French spies recently arrested in the Islamic Republic, and that the two face accusations of “assembly, collusion against Iran’s security and espionage.”
Tehran slams France for double standards on riots and unrest in Iran
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has criticized France for comments by its officials and double standards on the recent riots and unrest in the country.
Iran condemns Macron’s remarks about riots, as meddlsome
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has condemned French President's remarks about the unrest and riots in Iran as as political libeling and meddlesome.
Iran FM raps West double standard, says legitimate demands different from riots
The Iranian foreign minister has censured 'double standard' approach by the West saying Iran will not allow its security to be targeted by others.
French Embassy in Iran dismisses reports issuing visas suspended
The French Embassy in Iran’s capital Tehran has rejected reports that the mission has suspended processing visa applications for Iranian nationals.
Report: Macron secretly asks Iran to mediate in Ukraine crisis
An official with Iran’s presidential office has broken the news on the request by the French leader for Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to mediate in the war between Russia and Ukraine.
President Raisi to Macron: Iran should enjoy economic benefits of nuclear deal
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi, in a phone conversation with his French counterpart, said reaching any nuclear deal is contingent upon full resolution of safeguards issues and provision of necessary guarantees including Iran’s enjoyment of economic benefits of the agreement.
Iranian intelligence ministry arrests man linked to captured French spies
The Iranian intelligence ministry has reportedly arrested a suspect linked to two French spies who are already in custody in Iran.