Iran-New Zealand Relations
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The first round of bilateral human rights talks between Iran and New Zealand was held on Wednesday through video conference.
High-ranking diplomats from Iran and New Zealand have held the seventh meeting of the Joint Commission on Political-Economic Cooperation via videoconference.
The deadly shooting incident in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead has received strong condemnation by Iranian media, from both reformist and conservative camps.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says Tehran is suspicious about the terror attack in New Zealand and believes foreign governments might have masterminded it.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Japanese, Senegalese, and Kazakh ambassadors to Tehran, the New Zealand deputy FM, and the new coordinator of the UN Development Programme.
Researchers in Iran and New Zealand, in a joint project, have made a self-healing concrete made of nanoparticles and a certain type of bacteria.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has, in separate meetings with high-ranking Singaporean, Indonesian, and New Zealand officials, expressed Tehran’s interest in promoting its ties with the three states.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Jacinda Ardern on her election as New Zealand’s new prime minister.
Golriz Ghahraman, an Iranian-born woman living in New Zealand, has been elected to the country’s parliament after the special vote count.
New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully stressed the need for promotion of bilateral relations between the Oceanian country and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The foreign ministers of Iran and New Zealand on Sunday emphasized the importance of expanding bilateral relations, particularly in the economic sector.
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati and visiting New Zealander Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade Gerard van Bohemen discussed the latest developments in the region, and underlined the need for the exhaustion of all diplomatic capacities to end the 3-year-long bloodshed in Syria.