EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government hopes President Hassan Rouhani's upcoming visit to Japan to discuss Tokyo's peace initiative for the Middle East will help defuse tensions in the volatile region, the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman said.
EghtesadOnline: China has called on the United States to stop its “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran and its threats of deploying additional troops to the Middle East, stressing that Washington should find a diplomatic solution to reduce tensions in the region.
EghtesadOnline: Qatar said Iran and Arab countries can solve their tensions through "constructive dialogue and diplomacy".
EghtesadOnline: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi announced that Saudi Arabia had positively responded to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative for defusing tensions in the Persian Gulf region by agreeing to give peace a chance.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday the settlement of the Yemen crisis would help ease tensions in the region, clearing the way for addressing other regional challenges through diplomacy.
EghtesadOnline: France's top diplomat judged on Wednesday that Iran and the United States have just over a month to start a dialogue on easing tensions in the Middle East, before another expected move by Tehran to ramp up its nuclear activities.
EghtesadOnline: Rising tensions between Tehran and Washington are increasingly affecting Iran's tourism industry.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday to discuss ways of reducing tensions in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will never bow to foreign pressure, but is always open to diplomatic engagement with other countries, including the United States, if they treat it "respectfully" and "on an equal footing", a senior official said.
EghtesadOnline: The presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran meeting in Ankara on Monday agreed to help ease tensions in northwest Syria’s Idlib region.