Iranian officials extended congratulations to Iraq’s new Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi for his election, describing the move as an “important and necessary” step towards establishing a new government in the Arab country.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry’s Bahram Qassemi rejected an anti-Iran statement issued by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) "under Saudi influence" following a meeting in the Saudi city of Jeddah, which took place in the absence of Tehran's representatives.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said ambassadors and diplomats dispatched to foreign countries plan to attend a gathering in Tehran in coming days to discuss ways to boost the Islamic Republic’s relations with other nations.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi reacted to remarks by the French foreign minister about Iran missile program, saying that the country's missile program is solely for defensive purposes.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that the Japanese prime minister’s trip to Tehran has not been on the agenda after the media in the Asian country claimed that he had canceled the trip.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi denounced recent anti-Tehran accusations leveled by the US in a report on human trafficking, blaming the US meddlesome policies in the world for the spread of human trafficking networks.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi denounced the meddlesome comments made by US officials about the execution of Mohammad Salas, a man convicted of killing three police officers in Tehran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi deplored Sunday’s comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who claimed he wants to save “countless Iranian lives”, saying the Israeli premier had better stop killing innocent Palestinians.