Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Iran-Greece Relations

Iran denies involvement in alleged attack plot in Greece

Iran’s Embassy in Greece has strongly denied a claim by the Zionist regime that Tel Aviv helped Athens foil a terror plot hatched by Tehran.

Foreign ministry: Iranian oil tanker seized by Greece, released

An Iranian-flagged oil tanker confiscated by Greece six months ago off the Greek waters, has left for its pre-designated destination, the Iranian foreign ministry announced on Wednesday.

Embassy: Iranian oil stolen off Greek waters to return to Islamic Republic soon

Iran's Embassy in Greece has said Iranian oil stolen at the order of the US from a vessel carrying the crude in Greek waters will be returned to the Islamic Republic soon.

‘Another defeat for sea pirates:’ Greece’s top court backs Iran in oil tanker row

Greece’s Supreme Court has voted to uphold an appeals ruling in favor of Iran against the confiscation in April of an oil shipment, which later was handed over the US in what Tehran slammed as a blatant act of piracy.

Greece releases Iranian-flagged ship it seized weeks ago

The CEO of Iran’s Ports and Navigation Organization has said Greece has released an Iranian-flagged ship it had seized a couple of months ago in international waters.

Greece releases seized Iranian oil tanker despite US pressure

Iran says Greece decided to end the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker it had confiscated in its territorial waters in mid-April under pressure from the United States.

Iran security chief: Responding in kind only way to defend nation’s rights

A top Iranian security official says the ruling by a court in Athens about the seized Iranian oil tanker shows responding in kind is the only way to fight back against arrogance and to defend the rights of the nation.

Greek court revokes confiscation of Iranian oil cargo

A court in Athens has overturned an earlier ruling that gave the United States the thumbs up to own a part of an Iranian crude oil shipment seized in the Greece’s territorial waters.

Khatibzade slams Germany, France statements on Greece’s seized oil tankers

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has slammed as one-sided the statements by Germany and France regarding the recent seizure of two Greek oil tankers by Iran.

Iranian Foreign Ministry: Greek ships’ crew in good health, safe

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says ancient ties between Iran and Greece have always been based on mutual respect and that these relations must not be affected by “shorted-sighted miscalculations like “highway robbery at the order of a third party”.

Iranian Journalist: Now, It’s South Korea’s Turn!

A veteran Iranian journalist has repeated his suggestion that Iran should move a step forward and block South Korean ships in the Strait of Hormuz to force Seoul to unfreeze the Islamic Republic’s funds, according to Fars News Agency.

‘Iran to take punitive measures against Greece over oil tanker seizure’

Iran is reportedly seeking to adopt punitive measures against Greece after the latter seized an Iranian-flagged oil tanker in waters off the European country and handed over its cargo to the United States.

Iran summons Swiss diplomat to protest seizure of ship off Greece waters

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Switzerland’s chargé d'affaires as protector of the US interests in Iran to convey Tehran’s strong protest to Washington over the seizure of a cargo ship with Iranian flag off Greece waters.

Iran summons Greece envoy over ship seizure

Following the seizure of a ship with the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Greek waters, the Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Greece’s Chargé d'Affaires. in the absence of its ambassador, and strongly protested the move.

Iran Sympathises with Greece over Massive Wildfires

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed regret over the massive wildfires that have engulfed some regions of Greece, killing and injuring several people and causing material damages.

Lifting Sanctions Only Way Forward with Iran Nuclear Deal: Araqchi

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi says the only way forward with the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is to lift the United States’ illegal sanctions against Tehran.

Iran’s Embassy in Greece Attacked by Kurdish Militants’ Affiliates

A number of attackers affiliated with an anti-Iran Kurdish militant group raided the Iranian embassy building in Athens on Monday morning, according to Greek media reports.

Iran Sympathizes with Greece over Deadly Wildfires

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly wildfires near the Greek capital of Athens, which have killed and wounded dozens of people.

Greek Expert Hails Iran’s Cultural Mosaic as “Exceptional”

A Greek cultural expert has praised Iran’s mosaic culture as “exceptional”, saying the country’s highly diverse culture could strongly appeal to any foreigner visiting Iran.

400 Publishers from 50 States Attending Tehran Book Fair

The 31st Tehran International Book Fair has drawn more publishers and authors from around the world this year compared to previous years.

Iran Summons Greek Envoy over Attack on Iranian Staffer

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the Ministry has summoned Greek Charge d’affaires in Tehran following an attack by an unknown person on an employee of Iran’s embassy in Athens.

Iran, Greece Call for Promotion of Tourist Ties

Iran and Greece have highlighted the necessity of enhancing mutual cooperation in the tourism sector.

Ambassadors of 5 Countries Submit Credentials to Iran President

The new ambassadors of four European countries and one African state separately met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday.

Dialogue, Moderation Cure Many Ills of Modern World: Iran’s FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says that dialogue and moderation are twin remedies for many ills of our times.

Iranian FM Meets Greek PM, Chinese FM in Athens

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Greece to attend the Ancient Civilizations Forum, held separate meetings with Greek prime minister and China’s foreign minister.

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