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Iran-Germany Relations

Iran arrests German national over suspected espionage

Iran has detained a German citizen for taking photos of "sensitive oil centres" in the southern province of Khuzestan, Iranian media outlets reported on Tuesday

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 FM slams Germany for “interfering in Iran’s internal affairs”; envoy summoned

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has condemned Germany for its support of protests and deadly riots in the Islamic Republic.

German political party says Berlin should buy gas from Iran

To meet its energy needs, Germany should negotiate with Iran on gas supplies, according to the leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, Tino Chrupalla.

Head of Iranian rights council slams German FM’s anti-Iran statement as “deceptive”

The deputy chief of Iran’s Judiciary, Kazem Gharibabadi, has hit back at Germany after its foreign minister criticized Tehran over its handling of the protests in parts of the Islamic Republic. In a tweet thread, Ghariabadi described the statement of Germany’s foreign minister before the UN Human Rights Council as “deceptive”.

German ambassador to Tehran summoned to Iranian foreign ministry

The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned the German ambassador to Tehran in protest at "the meddlesome and irresponsible" statements of the German chancellor towards the Islamic Republic.

Iran to Germany: We’ll respond firmly, proportionately to meddling

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian delivers a warning to his German counterpart over her "meddlesome position" on the recent protests and violent riots in the Islamic Republic, saying Tehran’s response to such stances will be “firm and proportionate.”

Iranian demonstrators slam Germany’s ‘hypocritical stance’ on riots, unrest

A group of Iranian people, mostly those disabled in the 1980s Iraqi war and families of those martyred in the aggression, have held a demonstration against Germany — a supplier of chemical arms to Iraq under ex-dictator Saddam Hussein — over Berlin’s support for the recent riots and unrest in Iran under the guise of backing “human rights.”

Germany says supports EU sanctions on Iran over recent unrest

A German government spokesperson said on Monday that Berlin welcomes and supports further sanctions by the European Union against Tehran over what it calls violent crackdown by Iranian security forces against demonstrators.

German ambassador summoned to Iran foreign ministry over ‘meddlesome stance”

Iranian deputy foreign minister for political affairs on Thursday morning, summoned German ambassador to Tehran in reaction to the “meddlesome stance of the German foreign minister” vis-à-vis the recent unrest and deadly riots in Iran.

UK-based Iranian diplomat: Germany should be embarrassed of hypocritical behavior

Iran's chargé d'affaires to the UK has come down hard on the German envoy in London for pushing for punitive measures against Iran in response to the Islamic Republic’s alleged assistance in favor of Russia in the conflict in Ukraine.

Iranian companies to enter German market

Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization says Iranian businesspeople have held talks with 75 Germany companies to expand economic ties between the two countries. The organization said the negotiations resulted in the signing of a number of agreements.

Germany arms exports hit new record in 2021, Egypt biggest buyer

Germany's weapons exports reached a record level this year, thanks to the last-minute approval of deals worth nearly €5 billion ($5.6 billion) by then-Chancellor Angela Merkel's administration.

Iran president congratulates Olaf Scholz on election as German chancellor

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has in a message congratulated Olaf Scholz on his election as Germany’s new Chancellor.

Iran FM to German counterpart: Using language of force and threats not helpful

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran will not give in to unfounded propaganda regarding the talks over the Iran nuclear agreement.

Iranian, German FMs discuss JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his German counterpart Heiko Maas discussed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and the lifting of oppressive sanctions against the Islamic Republic in a phone conversation on Monday.

Khatibzadeh: Nukes have no place in Iran’s defense doctrine

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to a statement issued by the leaders of France, Germany, Britain and the United States on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

Germany lauds Iran’s services to refugees

Germany’s Ambassador to Tehran Hans-Udo Muzel has appreciated Iran’s efforts in providing services to refugees and displaced people.

Iran FM: Vienna talks not aimed to produce new deal

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said the Vienna talks are not meant to lead to a new agreement but are aimed at ensuring the US’s return to compliance with its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal and also under United Nations Resolution 2231.

Amir Abdollahian: Iran agrees to talks leading to ‘all sanctions’ removal

Iran’s Foreign Minister says Tehran agrees to the Vienna talks in principle but it accepts negotiations that will result in removing all sanctions on the country.

Iranian Asylum Seeker Turns into Hero in Germany

Chia Rabiee, an Iranian Kurdish asylum-seeker in Germany, has turned into a hero in the country after he and several other passersby prevented a stabbing attack by an assailant, who had earlier killed three women and injured seven others with a knife.

Europe Must Prove in Action It Wants to Preserve JCPOA, Rouhani Tells Merkel

The Iranian president says if the European countries really want to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and its objectives, they should prove it in practice.

Iran Calls on Germany to Account for Supplying Saddam with Chemical Arms

Iran has lambasted Germany for not being accountable for its role in equipping former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein’s regime with chemical weapons.

Iran Summons German, French Envoys over ‘Interventionist’ Statements

Iran has summoned the German and French ambassadors to Tehran over the statements released by the European Union, Berlin and Paris regarding the execution of Rouhollah Zam, the administrator of the anti-Iran Telegram channel Amad News.

Iran Won’t Negotiate, Compromise on National Security: Spokesman

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the country will neither negotiate nor compromise on its national security, warning Germany about its efforts to achieve what the US “maximum pressure” policy failed to fulfil.

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