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Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says winter cold has triggered an influx of Afghan refugees at Iran's eastern borders.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Søreide have held talks over bilateral ties and the situation in Afghanistan. The negotiations happened on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the “logical and rational” stances that Norway has adopted against unilateralism.
Iran’s new ambassadors to Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Belarus, Armenia, Serbia, South Africa, Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Mauritania and Croatia met with President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday before starting their missions.
Following the burning of the Holy Quran by the leader of the SIAN or Stop Islamization of Norway, the Norwegian chargé d'affaires has been summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry in the absence of the country's ambassador.
Tehran has hosted the 9th round of political consultations between Iran and Norway, which was co-chaired by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, and Secretary General of the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, Tore Hattrem.
Following the devastating floods which struck parts of Iran and left 70 people dead, several countries and international humanitarian bodies have started dispatching their aid cargos to the crisis-hit areas of Iran.
British and Norwegian top diplomats, in separate phone conversations with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have discussed the latest developments in bilateral relations and the Iran nuclear deal.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the Islamic Republic has expressed its preparedness for all-out cooperation with Norway, Sweden, and Denmark to find the truth behind the recent assassination plots falsely blamed on Iran.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the European Union to take practical measures to preserve the Iran nuclear deal following the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal.
Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the possible collapse of the Iran nuclear deal would lead to an irreversible damage for the international community.
The Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has urged the European parties to the Iran nuclear deal to stand firm against the US’ aggressive policy towards the 2015 agreement.
In a Thursday meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Marie Eriksen Soreid in Oslo, Araqchi said the future of the Iran nuclear deal as a great achievement in international diplomacy is threatened by challenges and obstacles created by the Trump administration.
The new ambassadors of four European countries and one African state separately met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday.
Iranian Foreign Minister says the new US administration has not sent promising signals on the implementation of JCPOA, the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, but it will ultimately have to abide by the deal as it is a multilateral agreement.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Norway to attend the Oslo Forum, says the Middle East region is already fraught with tensions and needs no more turmoil, as a diplomatic crisis between several Arab countries in the region heats up.
In a meeting with Mohammad Khazaei, Deputy Minister and President of the Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran, the Norwegian ambassador to Iran called for developing economic cooperation and removing obstacles.
Iran is a fascinating country; the Iranian people are extremely friendly and hospitable and such matters help me feel at home in Iran, said the Norwegian ambassador to Iran.
Under an MoU between Iran and a Norwegian company, the latter will study the ecological and environmental side-effects of transferring water from the Caspian Sea to Lake Orumiyeh.
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