Regional Issues



  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-07-12 09:12

    US policies root causes of terrorism: FM spox

    TEHRAN, Jul. 12 (MNA) – FM Spokesman Ghasemi on Tue. dismissed Mattis’s baseless remarks on Iran, saying the US policies and its support for terrorist-nurturing regimes are the root causes of terrorism and extremism.

  • دیدار عراقچی و معاون وزیر خارجه روسیه 2017-07-11 15:57

    Sergei Ryabkov:

    No alternative mechanism to JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister says all sides to Iran’s nuclear deal have been making efforts to convince the US government that there is no alternative mechanism to the JCPOA.

  • دیدار عراقچی و معاون وزیر خارجه روسیه 2017-07-11 13:44


    5+1 joint commission meeting slated for July 21

    TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – The next Iran and 5+1 joint commission's meeting on JCPOA-related issues will be hosted by Vienna on July 21, Deputy FM Abbas Araghchi said Tuesday.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-07-11 10:16

    Iran calls for resumption of Cyprus talks 

    TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry has expressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness to contribute to the international efforts to resolve Cyprus crisis. 

  • ظریف 2017-07-10 16:11

    Iran's prominence in region stems from nation's spirit of independence

    TEHRAN, Jul. 10 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran's viewpoint towards the development of the country is intrinsic and receives its progress, legitimacy and security from its people.

  • shamkhani 2017-07-10 09:19


    Iran ready to aid Iraq to restore critical infrastructures

    TEHRAN, Jul. 10 (MNA) – Iran's SNSC Head Shamkhani in separate messages on Sun. felicitated Iraqi PM al-Abadi and top Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, on the complete liberation of Mosul from ISIL terrorist group.

  • french FM 2017-07-06 13:07

    French FM set for imminent visit to Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has been scheduled for a visit to Tehran in coming months, France Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday.

  • جابری انصاری 2017-07-06 11:24

    Iran, France stress political solution to Syrian crisis

    TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) – Iranian and French representatives on Syria affairs attending the Astana peace talks stressed on a political agreement as the only viable solution to the Syrian crisis.

  • qatar 2017-07-06 10:16

    S Arabia vows to keep boycott in place 'until Qatar changes policies'

    TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir announced Wednesday that Saudi Arabia and other countries that have imposed sanctions on Qatar are set to keep the boycott in place until Doha changes its policies "for the better."

  • Patrushev shamkhani 2017-07-04 12:04

    Iran, Russia to bolster coordination against US meddling

    TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) – In a telephone conversation between Iranian and Russian national security chiefs, the two sides stressed further coordination to prevent US illegal interventions in Syria.

  • دیدار محمد جواد ظریف با عمار حکیم 2017-07-04 09:52

    Ammar Hakim discusses Iraq situation with Zarif, Larijani

    TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) – Head of the National Iraqi Alliance (NIA) Ammar Hakim held separate meetings with Iranian FM Zarif and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Monday in Tehran.

  • zarif 2017-07-04 09:48


    Tehran hails any political solution to Syrian crisis by Paris

    TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif said Iran would welcome any initiative taken by the French government to find a solution to the current conflict in Syria.

  • ولایتی 2017-07-03 16:00

    Velayati calls for more independent policies by EU

    TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – Head of the Strategic Research Center Ali Akbar Velayati underlined that European countries need to act more independently in international arena.

  • نشست خبری عباس عراقچی 2017-07-03 09:24


    US arbitrary moves in Syria against intl. law

    TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – Iran’s Deputy FM Araghchi said US arbitrary moves in Syria in the past and any possible measure in the future is against international law and thus, severely condemned by the Islamic Republic.

  • علی لاریجانی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-07-02 14:45

    US after undermining Iran's regional status: Larijani

    TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said US officials are after undermining Iran’s status in the region.

  • shamkhani 2017-07-02 12:14

    Shamkhani warns of US plans for new Middle East

    MASHHAD, Jul. 02 (MNA) – Iran's SNSC Head Shamkhani warned of US pursuit of policies for a new Middle East by creating divisions among regional countries under religious, ethnic and political pretexts.

  • گری سیک و فرهنگ جهانپور 2017/07/01

    S Arabia: dynasty coup and Trumps’ bottomless basket

    TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) – Professors Gary Sick and Farhang Jahanpour took part in an online debate on Saudi Arabia’s recent developments where both underlined the failure of Saudi Arabia’s governing body.

  • ظريف 2017-07-01 12:30


    World powers kept silent on Sardasht chemical bombing

    TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif in a message on the occasion of 30th anniversary of chemical attack on Iranian city of Sardasht, voiced regret over hypocrisy of world powers for having refused to condemn the bombing.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-07-01 09:34

    Accusing neighbors not to solve Bahrain's domestic issues

    TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi rejected claims of Bahraini security officials to link Bahrain's domestic affairs with Iran, saying the projection and continued accusations against neighboring countries are not the solution to Bahrain's domestic issues.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-07-01 09:14

    Iran hails Iraq over fall of ISIL in Mosul

    TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Spokesman while felicitating Iraqi government over the heavy defeat of ISIL terrorists in Mosul, called for collective efforts to eradicate ideological and financial roots of terrorism.

  • رئیس جمهور فرانسه 2017-06-30 14:01

    Zarif talks with French pres. on bilateral, ME issues

    TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with French new-elected president Emmanuel Macron in Elisee presidential palace on Friday.

  • larijani 2017-06-29 17:18


    Tehran willing to use Pyongyang ties to help inter-Korean reconciliation

    SEOUL, Jun. 29 (MNA) – Iran's parliament speaker said Thu. that Tehran will seek to use its ties with North Korea to help improve inter-Korean relations for a "peaceful and political" solution.

  • ارتش عراق در نبرد موصل‎ 2017-06-29 17:17

    ISIL kicked out of all districts of Mosul: Iraqi MoD

    MOSCOW, Jun. 29 (MNA) – The Ministry of Defense of Iraq has announced Thu. that ISIL terrorists have been eliminated or knocked out of all districts of the city of Mosul, Sky News Arabia reports.

  • علاء الدین بروجردی 2017-06-29 17:17


    Anti-Islam policies to soar Muslims’ hatred toward US

    TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) – Iran’s senior MP Boroujerdi said the US support for terrorist groups on the one hand and Muslim travel ban on the other will further increase Islamic Ummah’s hatred of Washington.

  • ظریف 2017-06-29 11:20

    Zarif confers on regional issues with Italian officials

    TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif on his second leg of European tour in Italy held talks on various bilateral and regional issues with senior Italian officials on Wednesday.

  • shamkhani 2017-06-28 16:14


    US playing with fire in Syria

    TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) – Iran's SNSC Head Shamkhani warned US of consequences of its moves in Syria, saying Washington’s unwise and adventurous measures in Syria are a clear example of ‘playing with fire’.

  • larijani south korea 2017-06-28 15:47


    Tehran welcomes South Korean investors

    TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said voiced Iran’s readiness to accept South Korean investment by assigning projects in energy, environment and railway sectors.

  • ali larijani 2017-06-28 13:15


    Foreign troops in Afghanistan ‘unnecessary’

    TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker said there is no need for presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan since Afghan people are fully capable of fighting the terrorists.

  • larijani Vyacheslav Volodin 2017-06-28 11:40


    Iran keen on hosting 2019 Eurasian inter-parliamentary meeting

    TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) – Iranian Parliamentary Speaker voiced Iran’s willingness in hosting the fourth annual Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries' Parliaments in 2019.

  • larijani 2017-06-28 10:05


    Israel involvement in Karabakh conflict to have adverse results

    TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker in a meeting with his Armenian counterpart stressed that Israel’s involvement in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will have negative consequences.