Thursday, February 29, 2024

Iran-South Africa Relations

Muslim turned South Korean singer in Tehran

Popular South Korean singer and rapper Kim Jay, who also has fans among Iranians, has recently converted to Islam and changed his name to Davoud Jay.

Iran says supports South Africa’s ICJ case against Israel over Gaza war

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stated Tehran supports South Africa's "smart and historic" move to file a case against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over its crimes against the Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Iranian, S African FMs meet to discuss BRICS, Palestine

In a meeting in Tehran on Sunday noon, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hossein Amirabdollahian, and the Foreign Minister of South Africa convened to discuss not only bilateral relations but also their partnership within the BRICS group as well as the ongoing Israeli war on Gaza.

Iran president back home from South Africa visit

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi, who had traveled to South Africa to take part in 15th BRICS Summit at the head of a high-ranking delegation, arrived in the Iranian capital Tehran earlier on Friday.

Iran FM Amirabdollahian leaves for South Africa economic meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian left Tehran for Pretoria on Wednesday to attend an economic meeting in the South African city.

Iranian FM to participate in economic commission in South Africa

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian will leave Tehran for Pretoria, South Africa, later on Wednesday to take part in a joint economic commission scheduled to be held on Thursday after a three-year pause due to COVID-19 outbreak.

FM: Iran seeking to expand relations with African states

Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has stated Iran especially the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi spares no effort to expand relationships with African nations.

Iran, S Africa FMs discuss bilateral ties, cooperation

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian held a phone call with Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa Naledi Pandor on Monday morning. The two sides discussed bilateral relations and cooperation.

Catalan separatist leader freed from Italy jail

Puigdemont, Catalan separatist leader and a member of the European Union parliament, left the jail in Sassari a day after he had been detained by police and after a judge ruled that he could go free pending an Oct. 4 hearing on his extradition to Spain, where the political firebrand is wanted for sedition. He had been invited to attend a Catalan cultural event and a meeting of Sardinian independence sympathizers on the Mediterranean island.

Zarif Holds Talks with Pakistani, Turkish, Omani, S African Counterparts

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held separate phone conversations with the foreign ministers of Pakistan, Turkey, Oman, and South Africa.

Iran, S Africa Discuss Medical Cooperation in COVID-19 Battle

The presidents of Iran and South Africa have held a telephone conversation to explore the avenues the two countries can pursue to stand against the US sanctions, contribute to peace in Syria and Yemen, and share the experiences and information in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

South Africa Expresses Solidarity with Iran amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa has expressed solidarity with Iranians in the face of the coronavirus.

Rouhani Meets New Iranian Ambassadors to 13 Countries

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.

Iran Eyes South African Support against US Acts of State Terrorism

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has called on South Africa to join hands in the international condemnation of the US’ state-sponsored terrorism following the American assassination of top Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani.

All-Out Expansion of Ties to Benefit Both Iran, S Africa: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed the need to strengthen relations with South Africa saying that undoubtedly deepening such ties is in the interest of both countries and the two regions.

Iran, South Africa Hold Joint Commission Meeting

The 14th session of the Joint Commission of the Islamic Republic of Iran and South Africa was held in Tehran on Wednesday with speeches from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor.

Iran, South Africa Discuss Closer Trade Cooperation

The head of Iran’s National Standards Organization has discussed closer bilateral trade with representatives of South Africa’s minister of trade and industry.

Iran VP in South Africa to Boost Scientific Cooperation

A group of Iranian knowledge-based companies headed by the country’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari have headed to South Africa to develop their ties with their African counterparts.

Iran, South Africa Resolved to Promote Bilateral Ties

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has discussed issues of mutual interest with top South African officials during his visit to Pretoria.

Iranian FM to Visit South Africa on Tuesday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to embark on an official visit to South Africa on Tuesday.

Iran Condemns Deadly Attack on Shiite Mosque in Durban

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced the unfair attack on a Shiite mosque in Durban, South Africa.

Winnie Mandela’s Demise Tragic Loss to Entire World: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condoled with the South African nation and government and fans of Nelson Mandela’s thoughts on the passing of his ex-wife, Winnie Mandela.

Iran’s Rouhani Congratulates South Africa’s New President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as South Africa’s new president.

Iranian Kids Claim Title at Mental Arithmetic World Championship

Iranian children have managed to bag the top prizes of the 17th edition of annual Pama Global Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Championships in South Africa.

Iran FM, South African President Discuss Issues of Mutual Interest

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad JavadZarif has held talks with South Africa's President Jacob Zuma in the African state’s administrative capital of Pretoria.

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