Thursday, September 21, 2023

Iran-France Relations

Iran Voices Concern about French Ballistic Missile Test

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has expressed concern about France’s recent testing of a ballistic missile capable of carrying several nuclear warheads, saying it runs counter to French commitment to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Iran Urges France to Stop Interfering in Dual National’s Case

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman has called on the French government to stop meddling in the Islamic Republic’s internal affairs saying that judicial issues are pursued independently in Iran.

French FM’s Comments on Adelkhah to Further Complicate Her Case: Iran

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has reacted to meddlesome remarks made by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian about Iranian prisoner Fariba Adelkhah.

Iran Dismisses UK, French Stances on Satellite Launch

The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has rejected the stances adopted by France and the UK on the launch of Iranian homegrown Noor satellite as a result of double standards and accepting the US bullying policies.

French Castle; Historical Gem in Iran’s Shush

The historic castle of Shush was constructed in 1897 upon the order of French archaeologist Jean-Marie Jacques de Morgan as a residence for French archaeologists, near the tomb of Daniel the Prophet in the southwestern Iranian city.

Handling COVID-19 Impossible without Concerted Action, Rouhani Tells Macron

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reminded his French counterpart that defeating the novel coronavirus requires mutual cooperation and joint action, calling for efforts to share experiences in containing the contagious disease.

MSF Sends Medical Aid to Help Iran’s Fight against COVID-19

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has dispatched a charter flight to Iran containing a shipment of medical aid, including a field hospital, for the fight against the coronavirus, Iran’s Embassy in Paris said.

Iranian Engineer, French Spy Released in Prisoner Swap

France has released an Iranian engineer who had been detained in Nice over alleged violations of the US sanctions in a prisoner swap for a French national convicted of espionage in Iran.

Return to JCPOA Commitments Only Way for Europe: FM Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the only way for Europe is to return to its commitments under the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic.

France Being More Catholic than Pope in Adhering to US Sanctions: Iran

The Iranian embassy in France has reacted to some remarks made by a French lawmaker against the Islamic Republic saying that some French institutions are exerting the strongest pressure, even worse than those of the US, on the Islamic Republic.

Nuclear Chiefs of Iran, France Meet in Austria

In his visit to Austria to attend the biannual seminar on nuclear security held by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi had a meeting on issues of mutual interest with Head of French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission François Jacq.

Iran Rejects France’s Interventionist Remarks on Satellite Launch

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has rejected France's meddlesome statement on the Islamic Republic’s space program, saying that it is the country’s inherent right to develop science and technology.

Crashed Ukrainian Plane Black Box to Be Decoded in France: Iran

An Iranian official says data on the black box of the Ukrainian plane that was mistakenly shot down by Iranian air defence systems near Tehran last Wednesday will be decoded in France.

Iranian President Highlights Role of Gen. Soleimani in Europe’s Security

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani has highlighted the vital role that late Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani played in ensuring regional security and battling against terrorism, saying the European people would have faced major threats without his efforts.

Iranian Woman to Receive French Order of Arts and Letters

Iranian art gallery manager Anahita Ghabaian Etehadieh has been invited by the French Minister of Culture to receive the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in early 2020.

Iran Slams France’s Stance on Iranian, French Detainees

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has denounced the French Foreign Ministry’s meddlesome comments about two Iranian and French nationals who have been arrested in Iran.

Achaemenid Pool Discovered in Iran’s Pasargadae

Iranian archaeologists have discovered a trapezoidal blue pool dating back to the Achaemenid era in the southern Fars province.

Iran Rejects Macron’s Call for Release of French Inmates

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has dismissed the meddlesome comments made by French President Emmanuel Macron regarding the release of two French nationals.

Iranian Citizens Advised to Delay Visits to France

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has issued an advisory, warning Iranian citizens about traveling to France in the wake of strikes and violent protests in the European country.

European Parties Not Allowed to Use JCPOA Trigger Mechanism: Iran

Spokesperson of the Iranian foreign ministry says the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action does not let the European parties use the so-called trigger mechanism against the Islamic Republic.

Louvre Museum Hosts Seminar on Iran’s Ancient Sialk Hills

The Louvre Museum of Paris has played host to a seminar entitled “Sialk, the Heart of Archaeology in Iran”.

Tehran Hosts Exhibition of Jean-Claude Carrière’s Paintings

A solo exhibition of paintings by renowned French filmmaker Jean-Claude Carrière was recently held at the Dastaan Gallery of Tehran.

Iran, France Clinch Cooperation Deal on Geological Sciences

Iran’s National Cartographic Centre and the Université Grenoble Alpes of France have signed a cooperation agreement.

Tourists Drive All Way from France to Iran with Dyane (Video)

A group of French tourists recently visited the historical sites of Iran with the vintage cars they had driven all the way from Europe.

Laughter Best Response to EU’s Call for Talks with Trump: Iran

The Iranian president’s chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi says President Hassan Rouhani’s laughter was the best response to the insistence of British and French leaders on arranging a meeting with US President Donald Trump.

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