Saeed Khatibzadeh

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  • khatibzadeh 2021-08-23 21:16

    “Watch what you say!”

    Iran calls for inclusive Afghan government

    TEHRAN — In his weekly press briefing on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that Iran favors an “inclusive” government in Afghanistan, and will continue to stand by the Afghan people.

  • Iran 2021-08-23 20:27

    Iran elaborates on its Afghanistan policy

    TEHRAN – More than a week after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban and the collapse of the Afghan government, Iran outlined its nascent policy toward the new reality in a neighboring country with which Tehran is likely to have difficulty dealing.

  • Spox 2021-08-22 21:33

    Tehran denies Iranian national killed in Yemen

    TEHRAN – Iran has dismissed remarks by a member of the resigned government of Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi claiming that an Iranian national has been killed in Yemen, calling it “basically false.”

  • Spox 2021-08-20 16:23

    Iran strongly condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan's Punjab

    TEHRAN – The Iranian foreign ministry condemned a terrorist attack against a group of mourners commemorating the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussien (AS).

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-13 21:34

    Iran expresses condolences to Algeria over wildfires

    TEHRAN— In a statement on Thursday, Khatibzadeh offered condolences to the Algerian government and nation, especially the families of the victims of the tragic incident, and wished recovery for those injured.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-09 21:55

    Iran: Persian Gulf is our red line

    TEHRAN — In his press briefing on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh answered to a series of questions, including the G7 statement, security in the Persian Gulf and negotiations for a possible revival of the JCPOA.

  • Iran 2021-08-09 21:50

    Iran says Saudi Arabia still seeking military solution to Yemen crisis

    TEHRAN – Iran on Monday expressed regret that Saudi Arabia still pursues a military solution to the Yemen crisis, saying that this approach will result in nothing other than death and destruction. 

  • Spox 2021-08-09 21:50

    Iran expresses deep concern over developments in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has voiced “deep concern” over continued clashes in neighboring Afghanistan as the internecine war between the Afghan government and the Taliban continued to rage on. 

  • spox 2021-08-08 18:48

    Iran bashes U.S. on anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear bombing

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has put out a statement on the 76th anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima, saying the bombing is a reminder of a grave crime against humanity by Washington.

  • Spox 2021-08-07 22:05

    Iran says raising Kurdistan flag at Tehran airport was mistake

    TEHRAN - Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says raising the Kurdistan Region's flag upon the arrival of the KRG president was a mistake by the executive welcoming team stationed at Tehran airport.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-07 22:05

    Iran condemns G7 statement, calls it baseless

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh issued a statement on Saturday stating that attributing suspected attack on an Israeli-operated oil tanker to Iran are “baseless scenarios” designed to complicate the atmosphere.

  • Spox 2021-08-06 18:13

    ‘Don’t test us:’ Iran responds to Israeli threat of military action

    TEHRAN – Tehran on Thursday reacted to remarks by a high-ranking Israeli official who had threatened Iran with a military strike to stop its nuclear program, saying any adventurism against the country will be met with a decisive response.

  • Ambassador 2021-08-03 18:18

    Iran ambassador to UK warns of escalation over Israeli ship

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to the UK Mohsen Baharvand has reacted to accusations by London and its allies against Iran over last week's attack on an Israeli-operated oil tanker off the coast of Oman.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-02 21:54

    Iran summons British chargé d'affaires

    TEHRAN — The British chargé d'affaires in Tehran was summoned to the Foreign Ministry in the absence of the British ambassador to protest the accusations of the British foreign secretary against Iran on Monday.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-01 21:36

    Iran: JCPOA is not over

    TEHRAN — At his press briefing which was held online, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman presented a timeline of the ministry’s activities and developments in the field of foreign policy over the past two weeks. Saeed Khatibzadeh then answered questions from domestic and foreign journalists.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-01 21:35

    Iran vehemently rejects Bahraini claims, says judicial process is flawed

    TEHRAN — In a statement on Saturday afternoon Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh strongly condemned baseless accusations of a Bahraini court against the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), saying that the judicial process was flawed.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-07-30 21:46

    Iran says ready to aid Turkey to contain forest fires

    TEHRAN— Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Friday lamented widespread forest fires in parts of Turkey's southern provinces, which have caused extensive property damage and left at least three citizens dead.

  • Spox 2021-07-30 19:00

    Iran voices concern over Armenia-Azerbaijan border clashes

    TEHRAN – For the second time in a week, Iran expressed concern over continued border clashes between Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, which claimed lives on both sides and aroused concerns in neighboring countries in the South Caucasus region. 

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-07-27 21:43

    Iran reacts to developments in Tunisia

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh reacted on Tuesday to developments in Tunisia, calling on both sides of the conflict to maintain empathy.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-07-25 21:47

    Iran condemns interventionist remarks over Khuzestan events

    TEHRAN— Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to the interventionist and politicized statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the recent events in Khuzestan on Saturday evening.

  • Spox 2021-07-25 19:49

    Iran slams U.S. stance on Khuzestan protests as 'shameful'

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has castigated the United States for its comments on the Khuzestan water protests, saying Iran will not let anyone meddle in its internal affairs.

  • Spox 2021-07-24 17:30

    Iran urges restraint amid Armenia-Azerbaijan border clashes

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Saturday expressed regret over the casualties resulting from sporadic border clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia, urging the two neighbors to exercise restraint. 

  • Spox 2021-07-19 20:26

    U.S. linking prisoner swap to political goals: Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has once again accused the United States of using a deal on prisoner swap to score political goals.

  • Palestine 2021-07-19 20:25

    Iran condemns Israel aggression against Al-Aqsa Mosque

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to an Israeli attack on worshipers at Al-Aqsa Mosque, condemning the attack in the strongest terms. 

  • khatibzadeh 2021-07-14 21:41

    Iran: U.S. must stop interfering in Cuba

    TEHRAN — In a statement late on Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh called for an immediate end to U.S. unilateral sanctions against other countries, including Cuba.

  • khatibzadeh 2021-07-12 21:55

    JCPOA close to revival, says Iran

    TEHRAN — For the second time in a row, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to questions from reporters in an offline interview.

  • Meeting 2021-07-11 21:23

    The West is accustomed to supporting terrorism

    TEHRAN – In the latest sign of Western double standards in dealing with the issue of terrorism, a slate of former and current Western officials participated in a gathering held by a widely detested Iranian opposition group that is known for its role in carrying out thousands of targeted assassinations inside Iran in the 1980s.

  • Spox 2021-07-10 18:17

    No insecurity along Iran's border with Afghanistan, Tehran says 

    TEHRAN - Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has offered assurances about the security of the Iran-Afghanistan border amid ongoing clashes between the Taliban and the Afghan government along the border. 

  • Spox 2021-07-09 21:02

    Production of advanced uranium fuel is for peaceful purposes: Iran

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to a statement by the foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany about Iran's decision to produce silicide fuel using 20-percent enriched uranium, saying the fuel was produced for peaceful purposes.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-07-06 22:23

    Iran: U.S. must know that bullying won’t serve its interests

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Tuesday that the United States must understand that bullying will worsen its situation in the region.