EghtesadOnline: Senior Iranian and Japanese officials met in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, on Tuesday to discuss Middle East security and latest developments in diplomatic efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal following the US exit.
EghtesadOnline: Visits by Iran's chief diplomat to Persian Gulf states are in line with the country's policy of engaging constructively with regional countries, a senior official said, adding that foreign presence undermines peace and security in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Iran should become part of the solution to security issues in the Middle East, rather than being blamed for every problem that is taking place in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday the US interventionist policies are responsible for the problems facing the world, including those in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: The economic war launched by the United States against the Iranian people has hit the security and stability of the entire Middle East, Iran's deputy foreign minister said.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump announced Monday the US will formally designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, a move some in the administration had opposed over concerns about potential risks to US troops in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Supreme National Security Council placed the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), which is responsible for the Middle East and Central Asia, on Iran’s list of terrorist groups in response to the US move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.
EghtesadOnline: Austria’s top diplomat highlighted the importance of relations with Iran, calling for the continuation of bilateral political consultations with the aim of “promoting peace and stability in the Middle East”.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump should stop interfering in the Middle East if he wants the price of oil to stop rising, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: The Middle East is emerging as a potential beneficiary of the brewing trade war between the U.S. and China as the Asian nation strikes back with retaliatory tariffs on American petrochemical products.