برچسب مطالب ‘foreign’

Australia urges Thailand to release refugee Bahrain footballer

Australia’s Foreign Minister Marise Payne has urged Thai authorities on Sunday to release a footballer who holds a refugee status in Australia and who has been detained in Bangkok since late November.

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NZ ramps up diplomatic presence in Pacific where China influence rising

New Zealand will send 14 new diplomats to the Pacific region next year, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said on Tuesday, the latest move by Western governments to counter China’s growing influence in the strategic region.

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Abe and Putin designate negotiators for peace treaty and islands

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Saturday to have their foreign ministers oversee the talks for a peace treaty in a move aimed at accelerating negotiations.

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Federica Mogherini met with Vice-President of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met today in Brussels with Ali Akbar Salehi, Vice-President of Iran and Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI), in the margins of the third EU-Iran High-level Seminar on International Nuclear Cooperation: Achievements and Prospects.

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Iran accuses Trump of ‘shameful’ support for Saudi Arabia in wake of Khashoggi killing

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was enraged by Mr Trump’s statement which criticised Tehran in its opening paragraphs.

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Istanbul meeting, a sign of growing ties between Tehran, Ankara and Baku

Despite having different positions on a number of regional and international issues, relations between Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan have been in an ascending trend over the past several years. The latest meeting between the foreign minister of the three countries was aimed at further coordinating efforts in order to achieve common interests.

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Russia Foreign Ministry Says Afghan Peace Talks Delayed

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says that multiparty talks aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan have been postponed, after a request from Afghanistan’s president.

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Jordan says can’t host more Syrian refugees

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Monday his country has exceeded its capacity to host refugees from Syria and is backing their voluntary return home.

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America is waging ‘psychological war’ against Iran — FM

America is waging a psychological war against Iran and its business partners, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, according to the Tasnim news agency.

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Iran Sees No Point to Rouhani-Trump Summit After US Withdrawal From JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that he saw no point in a meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his US counterpart Donald Trump after the latter’s decision to leave the Iranian nuclear deal.

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Zarif: Europe is not doing its best to maintain the nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has strongly criticized the European Union for failing to defend the nuclear deal with Iran. He stated that Europe was contented to maintain the agreement by simply declaring its stance instead of taking practical measures.

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Zarif Denies Upcoming Iran-U.S. Meeting in New York

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected media reports of a possible meeting between Iranian and American officials on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting.

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China calls for dialogue to solve Iran issue

China called on relevant parties to resolve the Iran issue through dialogue and consultation based on the principle of equality and mutual respect, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

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DPRK Government Delegation Pays Official Visit to Iran

The DPRK government delegation led by Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho paid an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran on Aug. 7-9.

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Pakistan envoys posted on political grounds may be recalled: FO

In what looked to be a word of caution for the non-career politically appointed ambassadors serving in different capitals across the world, the Foreign Office on Thursday suggested that many of them would soon have to pack their bags.

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Eye for an eye: Turkey sanctions two US ministers as tensions continue to rise

Although the foreign ministers of the US and Turkey agreed recently to get over their recent tensions, Turkish president today announced retaliatory measures against two American ministers. Meanwhile, the trade war between the two sides is also expected to continue.

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