Foreign Ministry



  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-05-24 09:29

    FM spox:

    Raid on Isa Qassim residence to raise tensions in Bahrain

    TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Spokesman while slamming Bahraini forces’ raid on the residence of Shia spiritual leader Isa Qassim, said the move has further complicated the situation in Bahrain.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-23 11:30

    Iran slams Manchester terror attack

    TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) – Iran has strongly condemned an attack by a suicide bomber which killed 22 people and injured 59 at a concert in Manchester, UK, on Monday night.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-22 14:21


    Iran harbinger of peace, fight against extremism

    TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) – FM spokesman Ghasemi censured US anti-Iranian remarks, saying Iran as a democratic, stable country enjoying popular support is the harbinger of peace, good neighborliness and fight against violence and extremism in the world.

  • ابراهیم رحیم پور 2017-05-22 10:12

    Iran, Turkey call for effective coop. on fighting terror

    TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) – Iranian and Turkish deputy foreign ministers Rahimpour and Sedat Ünal met in Tehran on Sun. to discuss ways for expansion of bilateral and regional cooperation.

  • Chrystia Freeland 2017-05-21 11:06

    Canada releases statement on outcome of Iranian election

    TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) – Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in a statement on Sat. following Iran’s presidential election welcomed Pres. Rouhani’s commitment to continue implementing the nuclear deal.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-21 09:29

    Iran slams US strikes on Syrian military convoy

    TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) – Iran has strongly condemned the US airstrikes on Syrian military convoy as a flagrant violation of Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

  • حضور ظریف در ستاد انتخابات خارج از کشور 2017-05-19 16:32

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Zarif visits election committee for expatriates

    TEHRAN, May. 19 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid a visit to the headquarters of the executive election committee of expatriates stationed at foreign ministry. Iranian diplomatic missions in 102 countries are open to the nationals wishing to vote in the 12th presidential election of Iran.

  • ایران آمریکا 2017-05-18 13:49

    Iran releases list of 9 sanctioned US firms, individuals

    TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry has updated the list of sanctioned US firms and individuals following the recent move by Washington in imposing new sanctions on Iran for its missile program.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-18 12:55

    FM spox:

    Iran not to implement all goals of UNESCO 2030 Agenda

    TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) – FM Spokesman addressed certain domestic concerns over the UNESCO 2030 Agenda, saying Iran's principled and immutable position is non-compliance with any goals that go against the country’s religious and cultural values.

  • ساختمان وزارت امور خارجه ساختمان وزارت خارجه 2017-05-18 11:07

    Iran sanctions 9 US firms as countermeasure

    TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) – In a statement issued Thu., Iran’s Foreign Ministry has imposed sanctions on 9 American firms and individuals as counter-measure for US new sanctions on Iran for its missile program.

  • جی شانکار 2017-05-17 09:25

    Zarif urges facilitation of Iran-India banking ties

    TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif held talks with Indian Deputy Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Tue. in Tehran to confer on the expansion of bilateral relations.

  • latin america 2017-05-16 14:30

    Iran-LatAm trade volume nearly $4bn

    TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) – The current volume of trade transactions between Iran and Latin American countries stands at nearly $4 billion, but there is more capacity for cooperation, head of the Americas at Iran's Foreign Ministry said.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-15 13:30


    Rouhani’s vow to end remaining sanctions ‘difficult but possible’

    TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Spokesman Ghasemi said Pres. Rouhani’s vow to get rid of remaining US sanctions still hampering trade deals will be difficult to achieve but nothing will be ever impossible for Iran’s diplomacy.

  • zarif 2017-05-10 13:30


    Iranians in Canada can go to US for May 19 vote

    TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif said Canada has refused to allow polling stations for Iranian expats wishing to vote for the upcoming presidential election on May 19, adding they can go to US instead to cast a ballot.

  • zarif 2017-05-09 14:44

    Zarif talks running elections in Canada with FM Freeland

    TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif in a telephone conversation Mon. night discussed with his Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland the holding of the country’s presidential elections in Canada despite lack of diplomatic ties.

  • ظریف 2017-05-06 13:43

    Zarif to leave for Afghanistan Sun.

    TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heading a high-ranking political delegation will depart for Afghanistan early Sunday, FM Spokesman said today.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-06 09:21

    Iran slams ISIL missile attack on school in Mosul

    TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) – Iran has strongly condemned the ISIL missile attack on a school in western part of Mosul, Iraq, which killed more than 80 civilians.

  • astana talks 2017-05-04 16:29

    Russia, Turkey, Iran resume Syrian talks in Astana

    TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) – Representatives of Russia, Iran and Turkey as guarantors of a nationwide ceasefire in Syria have resumed bilateral and trilateral talks in Astana on Thursday, according to TASS.

  • محمد جواد ظریف وزیر خارجه ایران 2017-05-04 13:10


    Relying on US won’t end war in region

    TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif said when the US and Russia have been unable to end the war in region, it is clear that following either of these two powers cannot solve the region’s problems.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-04 12:05


    Unity of Islamic world important to Iran

    TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) – FM Spokesman Ghasemi in reaction to hostile remarks by Saudi Crown Prince’s successor said Iran attaches great importance to unity of Muslim world and cooperation of all countries to settle regional crises.

  • ظریف در پاکستان 2017-05-03 13:59

    Pakistan vows closer security coop. with Iran after Mirjaveh attack

    TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) – In a meeting with Iran’s FM Zarif, Pakistani Interior Minister vowed to increase border security with Iran following the cross-border terrorist attack at Mirjaveh that killed 10 Iranian border guards.

  • ظریف در پاکستان 2017-05-03 11:23

    Iranian FM meets with Pakistani interior min.

    TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif, upon arrival in Islamabad on Wednesday morning, met and talked with Interior Minister of Pakistan Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-03 09:27

    FM spox:

    Iran optimistic about running elections in Canada

    TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) – Bahram Ghasemi said Iran is hopeful of balloting Iranians residing in Canada for presidential elections although Tehran and Ottawa lack diplomatic relations.

  • محمدجواد ظریف وزیر امور خارجه 2017-05-02 21:54

    Zarif to visit Pakistan on Mirjaveh terrorist clash

    TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will depart for Islamabad on Wednesday morning for a visit on security issues.

  • Jaberi Ansari, Bashar Jaafari 2017-05-02 16:36

    Jaberi Ansari, Bashar Jaafari meet in Astana

    TEHRAN, May. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari held talks Tue. during the 4th round of Syria’s international conference in Astana.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-05-01 12:25

    FM spokesman:

    Iran has no negotiations with US on JCPOA

    TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) – FM Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Iran raised the issue of US non-compliance with the nuclear deal and Trump’s negative remarks about Iran at the recent joint commission with the 5+1 in Vienna.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-04-30 15:45

    Iran condoles with Cuba on deadly plane crash

    TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi extended his condolences over the crash of a military plane in Cuba on Saturday.

  • Peter Stenlund 2017-04-28 17:14

    Finland vows to back expansion of EU coop. with Iran

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – In a meeting with Iranian deputy FM Takht-Ravanchi in Helsinki, Finnish Secretary of Foreign Affairs Peter Stenlund stressed his country’s resolve to back efforts for expansion of EU cooperation with Iran.

  • سفر حسن روحانی رییس جمهور به بوشهر 2017-04-28 13:13

    Rouhani tasks Security Council, FM to pursue Mirjaveh attack

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s President Rouhani has tasked Supreme National Security Council and Ministry of Foreign Affairs with following up on the Wed. terrorist attack at Mirjaveh in Sistan and Baluchestan province which killed 10 Iranian border guards.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-04-27 15:46

    FM spokesman expresses sorrow over martyrdom of border guards

    TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi extended his condolences over death of Iranian border guards martyred in a recent clash with terrorists in an Iran southeastern region.