Foreign Ministry



  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه Today 13:05

    Iran dismisses rumors on KRG shelling

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran's FM spokesman Ghasemi dismissed as false media hype any rumors about the shelling of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

  • zarif CNN Today 12:07

    Zarif to CNN:

    US proving to be 'unreliable' negotiating partner

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Speaking to Fareed Zakaria of CNN, Iran’s FM Zarif said US is not only unpredictable, which could sometimes work in its favor, but is also proving to be “unreliable”, which undermines its participation in many international agreements.

  • zarif Today 09:26

    Zarif slams Trump’s new travel restrictions

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif has called US President Trump out on his “fake empathy” for Iranians as Trump administration unveiled new travel restrictions on a number of countries, including Iran.

  • zarif CNN Yesterday 09:57

    FM Zarif to CNN:

    Iran could walk away from N-deal if US scraps it

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Asked about Iran’s reaction in the face of US withdrawal from nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Zarif told Fareed Zakaria of CNN that Iran has a number of options including “walking away from the deal and going back with great speed with its nuclear program.”

  • zarif Jean-Yves Le Drian 2017-09-21 13:38

    Zarif holds talks with German, French FMs

    TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif discussed various bilateral and regional issues, including KRG referendum plan and JCPOA with his French and German counterpart in New York on Wednesday.

  • 5+1 2017-09-21 11:30

    FM Zarif:

    All but one stressed non-negotiability of N-deal

    TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif said all but one member of the 5+1 group of countries have stressed full commitment to the implementation of nuclear deal, voicing disinterest in reopening the agreement.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-09-20 14:05

    Iran offers sympathy to Mexico over deadly earthquake

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has expressed his sympathy over the recent earthquake in Mexico, which has killed over 200 people.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-09-19 14:05

    Ghasemi hails Iranian archers' 3rd place at World Archery Para C’ships

    TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – FM Spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi extended his congratulations to Iranian archers for winning 5 medals and securing the third place at the 2017 World Archery Para Championships in Beijing.

  • zarif johnson 2017-09-19 10:05

    Iran's Zarif, UK's Johnson talk JCPOA, region in NY

    TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif and his British counterpart Boris Johnson held talks on various bilateral and regional issues in a meeting on Monday in New York.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-09-15 10:38

    Iran strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Iraq

    TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – FM Spokesperson Ghasemi condemned recent terrorist attacks in southern Iraq where dozens were martyred or wounded.

  • وزارت خارجه ترکیه 2017-09-14 13:52

    Turkey warns Arbil to avoid emotional statements

    TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Turkey has warned Iraq’s Kurdish region that “there will most certainly be a price to pay” for its insistence on holding an independence referendum later this month.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-09-14 12:14


    Iran to build shelter camps for Myanmar Muslims

    TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi elaborated on Iran’s political consultations and activities to help the Muslims of Myanmar.

  • ظریف 2017-09-13 15:50

    FM Zarif:

    IAEA inspections no pretext for spying on Iran military secrets

    TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Zarif said Wed. that the IAEA’s inspections of Iran’s nuclear facilities cannot be used as a pretext to learn about the Islamic Republic’s military secrets.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-09-13 09:04

    Iran slams US searches of Russian diplomatic sites

    TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Spokesman Ghasemi has condemned the US move to search the premises of Russian diplomatic properties on the American soil as a “dangerous precedent”.

  • موزه سینما 2017-09-12 14:37

    Iran celebrates Cinema Day on Sep. 12

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has issued a message of felicitations to the great family of Iranian cinema on the occasion of National Cinema Day on September 12.

  • دیدار وزرای خارجه ایران و پاکستان 2017-09-12 09:24

    Pakistani FM:

    'No change for better' in Afghanistan security situation

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – In a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Zarif, Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said that the security situation in Afghanistan has not improved despite the presence of a significant number of foreign troops there.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-09-11 15:31

    Ghasemi dismisses rumors on Iran, N Korea coop.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Spokesman Ghasemi while slamming the use of nuclear weapons dismissed as “rash” and “far from reality” any media rumors about cooperation between Iran and North Korea.

  • ظریف 2017-09-05 17:21

    Zarif hopes for progress in knowledge-based economy

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Iran's FM Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tue. he is looking forward to the establishment and progress of knowledge-based economy in Iran.

  • ظریف تلفن 2017-09-05 08:51

    Zarif discusses Rohingya plight with Malaysia, Indonesia FMs

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif has held separate phone calls with his Malaysian and Indonesian counterparts Mon. on the dire situation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-09-03 15:32

    Iran dismisses biased UN human rights report

    TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) – Iran has dismissed the recent UN human rights report on the Islamic Republic as baseless and biased, saying such ‘politicized’ and ‘selective’ approaches undermine the credibility of human rights status in the world.

  • ظریف 2017-09-02 20:14

    Zarif rejects Haley's remarks as 'baseless'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, describes the recent remarks of US ambassador to UN as improper and in contrast with what has been outlined in the JCPOA.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-09-02 09:48

    Iran voices sympathy to flood-hit people of India, Nepal, Pakistan

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – Iran has extended sympathy and condolences to India, Nepal and Pakistan over the deadly flooding that resulted in the death of at least 1,200 people across the south Asian region.  

  • دیدار ظریف با سفرای کوبا و لهستان 2017-08-30 16:00

    By: Mohammad Mohaimani

    Polish, Cuban envoys meet FM Zarif on farewell

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted Cuban Ambassador to Tehran Vladimir Andres Gonzalez Quesada as well as Polish Ambassador Juliusz Gojlo on Wednesday on their farewell.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-08-30 15:36

    FM spox:

    Kirkuk’s support for Kurdish independence plan ‘unacceptable’

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Iran has warned the officials in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk against their ‘wrong, provocative, and unacceptable’ decision to back the Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum.

  • محمد جواد ظریف وزیر خارجه ایران 2017-08-30 14:35

    FM Zarif:

    Bolton's JCPOA exit plan huge failure for US

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Zarif said John Bolton's proposal to exclude US from JCPOA will be a "huge failure" for Washington and will lead to further isolation of the country in international scene.

  • 02br1 jaberi.jpg 2017-08-30 10:38

    Jaberi Ansari in Damascus for Syria settlement talks

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Iran’s senior negotiator for Astana process Hossein Jaberi Ansari has arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus Tue. night as part of Astana talks to resolve the Syria crisis.

  • ابراهیم رحیم پور 2017-08-28 15:29

    Economic diplomacy new FM position in new term

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said the economic diplomacy is the top priority of Iran's Foreign Ministry during the new administration.

  • جابری انصاری 2017-08-28 13:40

    De Mistura talks Syria settlement with Jaberi Ansari

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura held talks on the latest developments in Syria with Iranian deputy FM Jaberi Ansari on Mon. in Tehran.

  • volleyball 2017-08-28 11:54

    Larijani, Ghasemi hail Iran’s FIVB U19 World C’ship win

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – In separate messages on Mon., Parl. Speaker Ali Larijani and FM Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi extended their congratulations to young Iranian volleyball players on winning the title at 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boy’s U19 World Championship in Bahrain.

  • دیدار ظریف و موگرینی 2017-08-27 13:46

    AEOI head:

    Zarif likely to discuss JCPOA with 5+1 ministers in NY

    TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) – Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said Sun. that FM Zarif is likely to discuss holding of Iran and 5+1 ministerial meeting on JCPOA on the sidelines of UN General Assembly meeting in September.