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Zarif urges EU to play more active role in settling ME conflicts

Zarif urges EU to play more active role in settling ME conflicts

TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that UE has to play a more active role in solving Mideast crises.Zarif made the remarks at the annual meeting of European Council on Foreign Relations on Monday in Berlin, asserting that EU has to realize that it could not buy security at expense of others’ insecurity. Noting the conflicts underway in...

Tehran’s policy to further deepen ties with Doha

Tehran’s policy to further deepen ties with Doha

TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (Press Shia) – In a phone conversation with Qatari Emir, Iran’s President Rouhani emphasized that Iranian government and nation will remain on side of Qatar.In the phone call that was initiated by the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Sunday evening, President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the Qatari side on Eid al-Fitr saying “a common goal for both sides can...

Shamkhani rails against Saudis’ policies toward Muslims

Shamkhani rails against Saudis’ policies toward Muslims

TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's SNSC Head Shamkhani said that the best way to sympathize with Muslims is Quds Day not the Riyadh conference or Qatar blockade."After the victory of the Islamic Revolution, many incidents happened to overshadow the issue of Palestine but the Quds Day is the starting point to be closest to the pains of the Muslims in the world,” said...

Qatar rift demonstrating fragile nature of Saudi-led coalition

Qatar rift demonstrating fragile nature of Saudi-led coalition

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia) – Canadian Human Rights Attorney Edward Corrigan said the crisis resulting from Saudi cutting ties with Qatar would force Qatar to forge closer links to Iraq and Iran, something that the Saudis want to stop.Corrigan said Saudis were emboldened by US President Trump’s recent visit to crack the whip and try to reign in Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

US sends out wrong signals to region

US sends out wrong signals to region

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian FM Zarif said the US government sends misleading signals to the region which are deplorably followed by certain countries.Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad, who is leading a delegation to Oslo, met and talked with his Norwegian counterpart Børge Brende. At the joint meeting which was held on Monday evening, Norway’s Brende...

Iran invites regional states to talks, restraint

Iran invites regional states to talks, restraint

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM spokesman Ghasemi said the current challenge straining ties among regional states is the result of Riyadh Summit, calling on countries in region to hold talks and remain calm for settling their issues.Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi made the remarks in his weekly press conference on Monday, in response to a question about Iran’s...

S Arabia main loser of self-made diplomatic crisis against Qatar

S Arabia main loser of self-made diplomatic crisis against Qatar

TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – A British energy consultant warned Saudi Arabia of losing much more from cutting ties than does Qatar.Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain, and Maldives severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up rift in years among some of the states in the Arab world. The internationally...

'Saudi desire to rule over region will never come true'

'Saudi desire to rule over region will never come true'

TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Saudi Arabia dreams of being the older brother who can rule over the region, but it will never come true.Addressing the regional issues in an interview on Tuesday, Amir-Abdollahian said the formation of Arab NATO is more like a political joke. Explaining the...

Zarif discusses Qatar with Mogherini, counterparts in region

Zarif discusses Qatar with Mogherini, counterparts in region

TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held phone talks with a number of regional counterparts as well as EU’s Mogherini on Monday.The talks took place on Monday after Saudi Arabia, alongside Bahrain, Egypt, Libya and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar on its alleged support of terrorism. The initiative was later joined by...

Iranian, Qatari FMs discuss regional issues on phone

Iranian, Qatari FMs discuss regional issues on phone

TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif exchanged views on regional issues with his Qatari counterpart over the telephone.The phone conversation between Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani took place on Monday evening. Zarif had previously exchanged views with eight of his...