Mohammad Javad Zarif, who has been nominated to continue to serve as foreign minister in President Hassan Rouhani’s second term, said on Saturday economic diplomacy and the boosting of ties with neighboring countries will be the Foreign Ministry’s top two priorities in the next four years.
Friday marked the two-year anniversary of a remarkable diplomatic achievement, one that unequivocally made the world a safer place -- the Iran Deal. Two years later, there's proof, not just promise, that diplomacy works.
Presidential hopeful Hassan Rouhani says Iran alongside with Russia and Turkey plays a major role in the Astana talks aimed at addressing the crisis in Syria and this shows the power of Iranian diplomacy.
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati suggested that introducing one of the Iranian cities as the country's Capital of Books would help attract international attention to Iran’s cultural diplomacy.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stresses the importance of pursuing a “political solution” to the Syria crisis, warning against entertaining “illusions” about the situation in the Arab country, Press TV reports.