Thursday, August 11, 2022

Iran-Switzerland Relations

Swiss envoy pays tribute to Iranian singer Homayoun Shajarian

The Swiss ambassador to Tehran hands over a letter of appreciation to Iran’s renowned singer Homayoun Shajarian for his “outstanding contribution in the field of art and culture.”

Iran FM: US behavior main obstacle to talks

The Iranian foreign minister has lashed out at the US regarding Iran nuclear deal saying Washington’s contradictory behavior is one of the main obstacles in negotiations.

Iran slams Switzerland over rights claim

An Iranian official slammed the recent remarks by the Swiss Foreign Minister over human rights situation in Iran, saying Switzerland’s “over-compliance” with US sanctions is harming Iranians’ right to health.

Iran’s Raeisi urges Europe to resist U.S. pressure

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi has called on Europe to resist pressure tactics employed by the United States and not be influenced by them.

Swiss Parliament speaker visits Isfahan, Yazd

The speaker of the Swiss National Assembly Andreas Aebi has traveled to Isfahan and Yazd to visit the historical sites of these Iranian cities.

Iranian FM: Tehran actions in nuclear talks to be proportional to other parties’

The Speaker of the Swiss National Assembly Andreas Aebi, who is leading a delegation visiting the Islamic Republic of Iran, met this morning at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, to discuss bilateral relations and exchange views over regional and international issues.

Iran Expresses Regret over Swiss Diplomat’s Death in Tehran

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed regret over the recent incident in which a Swiss diplomat died after falling off a high-rise in northern Tehran.

Swiss Diplomat Found Dead in Northern Iran

A Swiss diplomat has passed away after falling from a high-rise in northern Tehran where she lived.

Swiss Companies Willing to Make Investment in Iran Despite US Bans: Envoy

The Ambassador of Switzerland to Tehran says several Swiss companies are interested in making investments in Iran even before the US sanctions are lifted.

Ball Is Now in US Court, Iran’s Rouhani Tells Swiss President

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the ball is now in the US court, as its return to compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal will lead to Iran’s return to fulfilling its obligations under the JCPOA.

Switzerland Returns 2800-Year-Old Smuggled Glazed Bricks to Iran

A total of 49 works of ancient art that had been looted and smuggled out of Iran some four decades ago have recently been returned home with the aid of Swiss officials.

Iran Advises Europe Not to Sacrifice Its Independence for US

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a telephone conversation with his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde on Tuesday afternoon.

Iran Summons Swiss Envoy to Protest US Allegation of Meddling in Election

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned Switzerland’s ambassador to Tehran in protest at the “baseless” allegations of foreign meddling in the upcoming US presidential elections raised by American officials.

‘Mediation between Iran, US Not on Agenda of Swiss FM’s Tehran Visit’

Iran has denied any link between the Swiss top diplomat’s recent visit to Tehran and Iran-US ties, saying that Washington must stop putting pressure on the Islamic Republic before any mediation effort can bear fruit.

History Shows Iran Won’t Give in to Bullying: President

President Hassan Rouhani says history has shown that the Iranian people never surrender to the bullying and coercion by any power.

Iranian, Swiss Top Diplomats Hold ‘Fruitful’ Talks in Tehran

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ignazio Cassis, the head of Switzerland’s Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), had a meeting in Tehran.

Swiss FM Visits Historical City of Isfahan Upon Arrival in Iran

Ignazio Cassis, the head of Switzerland's Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), is touring the historical attractions of the central city of Isfahan as he arrives in Iran for an official visit.

‘Swiss Top Diplomat’s Visit to Tehran Has Nothing to Do with Iran-US Ties’

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has elaborated on the itinerary of Ignazio Cassis, the head of Switzerland's Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), during his trip to Iran.

Swiss Top Diplomat to Visit Iran on Monday

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says Ignazio Cassis, the head of Switzerland's Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), will visit Tehran at the head of a delegation in coming days.

Iran Congratulates Switzerland on National Day, Calls for Enhanced Ties

Iran’s president has, in a message, congratulated his Swiss counterpart on the occasion of Swiss National Day.

Iran Urges Switzerland’s Active Role in Defiance of US Sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Swiss government to play a more active role against the unlawful and inhumane sanctions that the US has imposed on Iran amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Tehran Expounds on Death of Iranian National in Switzerland

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has provided details about the death of an Iranian man in Switzerland who had sought asylum and has been laid to rest in the European country.

Iran Warns US against Interference with Its Fuel Transfer to Venezuela

Iran has warned the United States against any interference with the transfer of fuel by Iranian tankers to Venezuela.

50 Firms Keen to Join Swiss Channel for Trade with Iran: Bern

A Swiss senior official has said that the financial channel between Switzerland and Iran has had a flying start as 50 companies have expressed keenness to trade through the so-called humanitarian channel.

Iran Says US Sabotaging Swiss ‘Humanitarian’ Channel

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the so-called humanitarian channel launched by the Swiss government on 3 December 2019 has been faced with the US sabotage, and Iran is not given the permission to transfer its resources to the channel.

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