Bahram Qassemi

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  • Iran protests disrespect for Islamic headscarves at Tbilisi airport 2018-08-18 09:58

    Iran protests disrespect for Islamic headscarves at Tbilisi airport

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran has lodged its strong protest with Georgia after several Iranian passengers had their Islamic headscarves disrespected during security check for a flight from Tbilisi to Isfahan, the Foreign Ministry website reported on Thursday.

  • Tehran condoles Italy over deadly bridge collapse 2018-08-15 21:22

    Tehran condoles Italy over deadly bridge collapse

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Tuesday offered his condolences to the Italian people and government over the collapse of a giant motorway bridge in Genoa, which led to the deaths and injuries of dozens of people.

  • qassemi 2018-08-13 10:14

    No foreign country has right to establish military base in Caspian Sea, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday that based on the Caspian Sea convention no foreign country has the right to navigate or establish military base in the Caspian Sea.

  • Zarif in Kazakhstan for Caspian Sea summit 2018-08-11 20:46

    Zarif in Kazakhstan for Caspian Sea summit

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Saturday announced that the foreign ministers of the five Caspian Sea littoral states, including Iran, are scheduled to take part in the fifth Caspian Sea summit in Kazakhstan on Sunday to adopt a convention on its legal status, IRIB reported.

  • Iran rejects OIC accusations, denounces ‘Saudi-Emirati war crime’ in Yemen 2018-08-10 21:05

    Iran rejects OIC accusations, denounces ‘Saudi-Emirati war crime’ in Yemen

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Thursday rejected accusations by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as “worthless”; it also said airstrike on a school bus in Yemen on Thursday constituted an example of the Saudi-UEA “war crime”.

  • qassemi 2018-08-08 09:39

    ‘Iran’s diplomatic, military fronts never more united’

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry spokesman says Iran’s diplomatic and military fronts are more united than they have ever been.

  • Saudi Arabia issues visa for head of Iran interests section 2018-08-06 10:27

    Saudi Arabia issues visa for head of Iran interests section

    TEHRAN – An informed source announced on Sunday that Saudi Arabia has agreed to grant visa to head of the interests section of Iran at the Saudi kingdom

  • Iran condemns assassination attempt on Venezuelan president 2018-08-05 21:06

    Iran condemns assassination attempt on Venezuelan president

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Sunday denounced assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Tehran condemns deadly terror attack in Afghanistan 2018-08-04 20:58

    Tehran condemns deadly terror attack in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday censured bomb attack in Afghanistan’s Paktia province which left dozens dead and injured.

  • Iran summons Tajik envoy over terror attack claims 2018-08-04 10:03

    Iran summons Tajik envoy over terror attack claims

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry has summoned Dushanbe’s ambassador to Tehran to protest claims of linking a deadly terror attack in the Central Asian country to Iran, spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday.

  • Tehran calls attack on Yemen fish market ‘war crime’ 2018-08-03 20:39

    Tehran calls attack on Yemen fish market ‘war crime’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday denounced as a “war crime” the new Saudi-led air strikes on a fish market in Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah, which killed about 40 people and injured many more.

  • ‘Trump’s ill will toward Iran at odds with calls for dialogue’ 2018-08-01 20:48

    ‘Trump’s ill will toward Iran at odds with calls for dialogue’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that Tehran believes in “dialogue” and “logic”, but U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration have not acted in good faith, which is an essential prerequisite for dialogue, the Foreign Ministry website reported on Wednesday.

  • Tehran denies rumors of Omani FM’s visit 2018-08-01 20:47

    Tehran denies rumors of Omani FM’s visit

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Tuesday dismissed media reports that Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi will visit Tehran on Friday.

  • ‘U.S. not as crazy as going to war with Iran’ 2018-07-30 20:42

    Washington has proven it is not trustworthy to negotiate with, Foreign Ministry says

    ‘U.S. not as crazy as going to war with Iran’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday dismissed the possibility of a war against Iran by the United States, saying, “I doubt that America is so depleted of wise men that it would make such a terrible blunder.”

  • Tehran’s ambassador to China to be named soon 2018-07-29 09:38

    Tehran’s ambassador to China to be named soon

    TEHRAN – After Abdolnaser Hemmati, who had been named as Iran’s ambassador to China, was tasked to take over as Iran’s central banker, the Foreign Ministry said Tehran will soon name a new ambassador to China. 

  • Tehran congratulates Pakistan on elections 2018-07-28 21:28

    Tehran congratulates Pakistan on elections

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday congratulated Pakistan for successfully holding parliamentary and provincial elections.

  • qassemi 2018-07-25 21:36

    “Iranians have always responded to threats with threats and to respect with respect”

    Tehran says U.S. must abandon idea of talks ‘under shadow of threats’

    TEHRAN – On Wednesday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said the U.S. government must abandon “forever” the idea of “one-way negotiations” with Iran “under the shadow of threats”.

  • qassemi 2018-07-24 21:44

    ‘EU package should guarantee Iran’s interests’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that any economic package by the European Union, Russia and China should “guarantee Iran’s interests” if the 2015 nuclear agreement is going to continue to exist.

  • qassemi 2018-07-23 21:45

    ‘The Iranians have never given in to the foreigners’ bullying policies’

    Pompeo’s ‘disgraceful’ remarks show U.S. frustration, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s “disgraceful” and “hypocritical” remarks are manifestations of the U.S. frustration.

  • qassemi 2018-07-21 21:25

    Iran condemns racist law approved by Knesset

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday condemned the Israeli Knesset for passing the racist Jewish nation-state bill.

  • qassemi 2018-07-16 21:13

    Trump likely to call Tehran asking for negotiations: Foreign Ministry

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic on Monday refused the prospect of any talks with the United States, suggesting President Donald Trump could possibly in the future decide to call Tehran for talks.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-07-13 21:29

    Foreign Ministry says ‘NATO concern over Iran’s missile program is completely unfounded and pointless’ 

    Iran rejects accusations contained in NATO statement 

    Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Thursday dismissed the anti-Iran allegations raised in a statement issued at a summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Brussels.

  • Tehran dismisses Pompeo’s ‘ridiculous’ allegations 2018-07-11 20:47

    Tehran dismisses Pompeo’s ‘ridiculous’ allegations

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday rejected as “baseless” and “ridiculous” the recent anti-Iran allegations by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who has said Tehran is using its embassies to plot terrorist attacks in Europe.

  • qassemi 2018-07-09 20:47

    Iran calls Dutch expulsion of embassy staff ‘unconstructive’ and 'unfriendly'

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that expulsion of two Iranian diplomats from the Netherlands is “unconstructive” and “unfriendly”, threatening Iran keeps the right to retaliate in kind.

  • qassemi 2018-07-09 20:10

    Tehran condoles Canada over heat wave deaths

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Monday extended sympathies to the Canadian nation over the recent heat wave-linked death tolls.

  • Tehran criticizes French FM’s anti-Iran remarks, says missile program solely defensive 2018-07-07 20:42

    Tehran says missile program solely defensive

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has criticized French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s anti-Iran remarks, saying “short-sighted political interests” should not lead the French government to distort Iran’s constructive policies in the region.

  • Iran summons French, Belgian, German ambassadors 2018-07-07 09:09

    Iran summons French, Belgian, German ambassadors

    TEHRAN – Tehran has summoned the French and Belgian ambassadors as well as the German chargé daffaires to express its strong protest over the arrest of a Vienna-based Iranian diplomat in Germany.

  • yemen 2018-07-04 16:09

    Saudi air raid on wedding party in Yemen is a ‘war crime’: Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday that the Saudi-led airstrike on a wedding ceremony in Yemen which left 11 people killed is an instance of “war crime”.

  • qassemi 2018-07-04 11:26

    The U.S. downing of Iranian passenger plane in 1988 won’t be omitted from memories: Iran

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Tuesday saying the Iranians will “never forget” the shooting of an Iranian passenger plane by the U.S. in 1988, saying this is a “disgrace” for the U.S.

  • Iran slams conspiracy devised to undermine ties with Europe 2018-07-03 21:13

    Iran slams conspiracy devised to undermine ties with Europe

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday the recent reports on the role of Iranian nationals in an alleged plot to bomb an MKO gathering in Paris are part of a scenario to deal a blow to Iran-Europe relations at this important and sensitive juncture, according to the official website of Iran’s Foreign Ministry.