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MFA to pursue Nazanin Zaghari’s case

MFA to pursue Nazanin Zaghari’s case

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM Spokesman Ghasemi said Mon. that the Foreign Ministry will follow up for humanitarian reasons on the case of Nazanin Zaghari who is in detention on charges of espionage against Iran.Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi discussed the case of Nazanin Zaghari during his weekly press conference on Monday, which was once again brought into the...

Zarif receives UK’s Johnson in Tehran

Zarif receives UK’s Johnson in Tehran

TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif and Boris Johnson, the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, met on Saturday in Tehran.The two top diplomats held the meeting at the venue of the Iranian Foreign Ministry HQ in Tehran. The status of bilateral relations in areas of economic cooperation, trade, regional issues, and international...

Iran rejects PGCC summit’s final statement

Iran rejects PGCC summit’s final statement

TEHRAN, Dec. 07 (Press Shia) – Iranian foreign ministry has dismissed the recent PGCC statement, saying it shows the council is avoiding its responsibility regarding Palestine.In a Wednesday statement, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi rejected the final statement issued at a summit of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) in Kuwait, calling it a clear example of...

US unwise decision to trigger outbreak of new Intifada

US unwise decision to trigger outbreak of new Intifada

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement in response to the decision of the US government to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Al-Quds (Jerusalem) and recognize the city as the capital of the occupying regime. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemned the move by the US government to transfer its embassy from Tel...

Officials congratulate nation on winning first world title

Officials congratulate nation on winning first world title

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (Press Shia) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson congratulated the nation on the unprecedented achievement of winning the first world title by Iran’s adult weightlifting team.Also, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Massoud Soltanifar, congratulated the achievement in a message that reads “on the anniversary of the birth of the...

Turkey vows to pursue PKK slaying of Iranian border guard

Turkey vows to pursue PKK slaying of Iranian border guard

TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (Press Shia) – Turkey has expressed condolences over the death of an Iranian border guard reportedly killed by PKK terrorists in Maku border region, and vowed to pursue the issue.Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has, in a phone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is currently in...

Iran files official objection to US for murder of Iranian national

Iran files official objection to US for murder of Iranian national

TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's FM Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi says Washington has been informed of the Islamic Republic’s objection to the murder of the 25-year-old Iranian national, Bijan Ghaisar, in the US.“The objection was raised during a meeting between the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Director General for Americas and the Swiss ambassador –...

Americans’ anti-Iran accusations, sign of despair: Ghasemi

Americans’ anti-Iran accusations, sign of despair: Ghasemi

TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM Spox rejected the statements made by Trump’s adviser, saying that such accusations are the result of the frustration and dismay of American officials. “If it was not for the recent attempts and sacrifices of the Islamic Republic of Iran to confront terrorist threats and extremism in the region, especially Iraq and Syria, the streets of...

Talks on reducing defense might ‘out of question’

Talks on reducing defense might ‘out of question’

TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Reacting to French president’s recent remarks on Iran’s missile program, FM Spokesman Ghasemi reaffirmed the country’s vehement opposition to any negotiation on its defense and missile issues.“They must take more care in what they say about their analysis of regional developments,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said in response...

Iran FM calls Yemenis to exercise restraint

Iran FM calls Yemenis to exercise restraint

TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (Press Shia) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Foreign Ministry called all Yemeni sides to exercise restraint and seek dialogue to settle their domestic issues. “All the domestic conflicts in Yemen can be settled through a framework for dialogue to prevent the enemies of Yemen to take advantage of the situation,” said Bahram Ghasemi on Sunday. The spokesman...