The latest news and views about the Anti-Iranian sentiment, also known as Anti-Persian sentiment, Persophobia, or Iranophobia
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The former head of Iran’s Tourism Organisation says the compulsory hijab and a ban on alcohol in Iran do not prevent foreign tourists from visiting Iran. “The tourists visit Iran, come hell or high water."
An Iranian tourism official says the age of cultural visitors to Iran, who used to be much older than now, has been decreasing recently despite the US’ efforts to spread Iranophobia around the world.
Mario Budimir, a Croatian football player who plays for Iran’s Persepolis Football Club, says the world has a wrong view of Iran but Tehran can surprise any visitor.
Some foreign diplomats in Iran have revealed that the US sanctions on Iran cover the country’s tourism industry as well, saying Washington has warned a number of foreign travel agencies and diplomatic missions against cooperating with the Islamic Republic in the tourism area.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US failure in pursuing its anti-Iran project in Warsaw and Munich conferences turned the two summits into “battlefields” for the US isolation.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has reacted to the final statement of the Warsaw Conference, describing the document as a proof of the anti-Iran summit’s failure.