Foreign Ministry



  • ghasemi 2017-11-16 21:51

    FM urges Zimbabweans to seek dialogue, peaceful ways

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) –In reaction to the latest developments in Zimbabwe, Iranian foreign ministry called all sides of the tensions to choose friendly ways for resolving issues.

  • Bahram Ghasemi 2017-11-16 21:48


    UK debts to Iran irrelevant to spy case

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) –The FM Spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, says the case of Nazanin Zaghari who is in detention for espionage against Iran is irrelevant to UK government’s financial debts to Iran.  

  • thailand farazandeh 2017-11-16 15:10

    Iran, Thailand mull over expanding trade ties

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) –Iranian Foreign Ministry official Farazandeh met with Thailand’s DITP Director-General Nuntawan Sakuntanaga on Thursday in Bangkok.

  • دیدارهای امروز محمدجواد ظریف 2017-11-15 14:28

    Zarif’s message for Iran-Russia Conf.:

    Iran-Russia expansion of ties to cement stability, growth in ME

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif said in a message on Wed. that expansion of relations between Iran and Russia will not only benefit the two countries but also cement security, stability and growth in Central Asia and Middle East regions.

  • Ghasemi 2017-11-15 10:24

    Ghasemi dismisses rumors on UAE offer of aid over earthquake

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – FM Spokesman Ghasemi dismissed as untrue the rumors on a phone call between Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Iranian president about the UAE’s offer of aid to earthquake-affected people in western Iran.

  • 02br1 jaberi.jpg 2017-11-14 10:14

    Jaberi Ansari off to Moscow for Syria talks

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Head of Iranian delegation at Astana talks Hossein Jaberi Ansari has left Tehran for Moscow to hold talks with senior Russian officials on the latest developments in Syria.

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-11-14 09:44

    Zarif thanks global offers of aid over Sun. earthquake

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif extended his gratitude for global expressions of sympathy and offers of assistance over the Sun. earthquake that killed at least 430 people in western provinces of Iran.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-11-13 13:04

    FM spox:

    France’ Macron to visit Iran by year-end

    TEHRAN, Nov. 13 (MNA) – FM Spokesman Ghasemi said Mon. that French President Emanuel Macron will visit Iran by the end of 2017 to bridge the gap between the two sides’ positions on Iran’s missile program, among other objectives of his visit.

  • Bahram Ghasemi 2017-11-12 09:12

    Iran to Bahrain: Stop childish blame game

    TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi censured Bahrain for blaming Iran for every incident that happens in the island nation, the most recent one being the explosion on its pipeline.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-11-11 11:07

    FM spox:

    Saudi Arabia ‘epitome of terrorist activities’

    TEHRAN, Nov. 11 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman Bahram Ghasemi censured Saudi Arabia for accusing others of sponsoring terrorism while itself being the embodiment of terrorism and blatant meddling in other countries’ affairs.

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-11-09 17:27

    FM Zarif:

    Iran peace plan for Yemen still valid today

    TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thu. that the country’s four-point peace plan for Yemen that was submitted to UN General Assembly is still valid today and needs to be implemented.

  • تخت روانچی 2017-11-09 11:00

    Iran deputy FM meets French Sen. Cambon in Paris

    TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – Iran’s deputy FM Majid Takht-Ravanchi and Chairman of France Senate committee on foreign affairs held talks on bilateral and regional cooperation on Wednesday.

  • Emomali Rahmon 2017-11-09 09:35

    Zarif talks bilateral, regional issues with Tajik pres.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with the Republic of Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe.

  • Bahram Ghasemi 2017-11-08 14:00

    Iran raps Saudi airstrikes on Yemen civilians

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Iranian FM Spokesman Ghasemi has strongly denounced the most recent airstrikes by Saudi fighter jets on residential areas of Yemen, which left dozens of innocent people killed and wounded.

  • zarif landing 2017-11-08 10:39

    FM Zarif lands in Tajikistan

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Tajikistan Wed. morning as part of his two-nation central Asian tour.

  • سفر ظریف 2017-11-07 19:53

    FM Zarif to set off for Central Asia Wed.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on Wed. at the official invitation of the officials of the two central Asian countries.

  • منوچهر متکی 2017-11-07 14:45

    Fmr. Iran FM awarded Japanese Decoration

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Former Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has received the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun from Japan.

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-11-07 11:32

    FM Zarif:

    Visits to belligerent KSA hazardous to regional health

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif reacting to the resignation of Lebanese PM Saad Hariri following his trip to Saudi Arabia said visits to KSA have proven “hazardous to regional health”.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-11-05 15:45

    Iran condoles with Syria over Deir Ezzor terror attack

    TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Iran's FM spokesman has extended deep sympathy to Syria over the ISIL deadly car bombing in Deir Ezzor, which killed and wounded scores of people.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-11-04 23:05

    Iran dismisses alleged CIA docs on links to al-Qaeda

    TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) – FM spokesman Ghasemi said Sat. that the new US allegations on links between Iran and al-Qaeda are a clear example of shameless fabrication of evidence for proving the remarks of Donald Trump which only serves domestic purposes.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-11-04 20:28

    FM spox:

    Hariri’s remarks, resignation 'new scenario for regional tension'

    TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) – While dismissing the anti-Iran remarks by resigned Lebanese PM Saad Hariri, Iran’s FM spokesman said the resignation and the accusations are another recipe for an escalation of tension in the Middle East.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-11-02 10:09

    FM spox:

    'Zarif, Tillerson had no meeting other than 5+1 in NY'

    TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had no meeting in New York other than the P5+1 meeting, foreign ministry spokesman said.

  • ظریف 2017-10-31 11:35

    Iranian, Russian FMs hold phone talks

    TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov have discussed issues of mutual interest in a phone conversation on Tuesday.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-10-31 09:42

    Iran slams Israeli strike on Gaza tunnel

    TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman has strongly condemned the killing of at least 8 Palestinians in a strike carried out by the Israeli regime on a tunnel in a southern town of the Gaza Strip.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-10-30 15:37

    Iran’s domestic missile program irrelevant to foreigners

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi told the media that Iran’s missile program is a domestic issue which nobody and no country is allowed to comment on.

  • Trump 2017-10-30 09:13

    FM spox:

    Rouhani rejected Trump’s request for meeting

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – President Rouhani had declined US President Trump’s request for a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session back in Sep., Foreign Ministry spokesman Ghasemi said Sunday.

  • ظریف 2017-10-29 15:58

    IAEA chief, FM Zarif hold meeting in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano has held talks with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday in Tehran.

  • Zarif plane 2017-10-26 13:42

    Zarif leaves Uganda for Niger

    TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heading a high-ranking politico-economic delegation, has left Uganda on Thu. for the West African country Niger.

  • uganda hospital 2017-10-26 11:38

    Zarif inaugurates Iranian hospital in Uganda

    TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) – A medical center constructed by the Islamic Republic of Iran was officially inaugurated in Kampala on Thu. in the presence of visiting Iranian FM Zarif and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.

  • Zarif 2017-10-26 11:04

    Lose ‘standing with Iranian people’ mantra: Zarif to US

    TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif called on the United States on Thu. to stop its false sympathy for the Iranian nation and lose the “standing with the Iranian people” mantra.