Ali Akbar Velayati

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  • Rioters are stooges of Iran’s enemies: Velayati 2018-01-04 07:48

    Rioters are stooges of Iran’s enemies: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Tuesday denounced the rioters setting fire to Iran’s flag in the recent unrest as the stooges of the enemies.

  • دیدار رئیس دانشگاه ملی استرالیا با علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-12-26 21:18

    Velayati: UN resolution exposed U.S. isolation

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has hailed a recent UN resolution on al-Quds (Jerusalem), saying its approval demonstrated Washington’s isolation in the international community.

  • Velayati says Muslims won’t tolerate Balfour Declaration II 2017-12-23 08:30

    Velayati says Muslims won’t tolerate Balfour Declaration II

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Thursday that Muslims will not tolerate “Balfour Declaration II”, a reference to the recent decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to relocate Washington’s embassy from Tel Aviv to al-Quds (Jerusalem) and recognize the Holy city as the capital of the Zionist regime.

  • France making irrational remarks: Velayati 2017-12-19 09:32

    France making irrational remarks: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Monday warned France against making "irrational" remarks, saying the remarks would threaten France’s interests in the region.

  •  Velayati denounces Haley’s allegations as ridiculous 2017-12-18 09:57

    Velayati denounces Haley’s allegations as ridiculous

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Sunday railed against Washington after its Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley accused Iran of sending missiles to the Houthis in Yemen.

  • velayati 2017-12-17 21:12

    France should not blindly follow U.S., says Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, criticized on Sunday French President Emmanuel Macron over his tough stance toward Tehran, saying he should not blindly follow the U.S.

  • Velayati says U.S. after new turmoil in Iraq 2017-12-14 14:19

    Velayati says U.S. after new turmoil in Iraq

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, warned on Wednesday that the United States is again pursuing plots to foment insecurity in Syria and Iraq again.

  • Trump 2017-12-09 10:48

    Iranians deplore recognition of al-Quds as Israel’s capital

    TEHRAN – Senior Iranian political and religious figures have condemned a declaration by U.S. President Donald Trump designating a-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Zionist regime, saying it endorses the Zionist regime’s continued violation of Palestinian rights.

  • Iran not seeking permission to promote defense capability: senior advisor 2017-12-04 09:27

    Iran not seeking permission to promote defense capability: senior advisor

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic does not need any country’s “permission” to strengthen its defense capability in the face of military threats, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Sunday.

  • Top adviser calls for unity among Muslims 2017-12-03 09:16

    Top adviser calls for unity among Muslims

    TEHRAN – A top adviser to the Supreme Leader on Saturday called on the Muslim Ummah to be wary of propaganda moves by the enemy, calling for unity in the Islamic world, IRNA reported.

  • leader 2017-11-25 09:09

    We will help out wherever our presence needed to counter hegemony: Leader

    In a meeting with the participants in a Tehran conference titled “The Admirers of the [Prophet Mohammad’s] Household and the Issue of Takfiris”, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said unity and rapport in the Muslim community in the current circumstances are among the critical imperatives and added, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is standing and will continue to stand against the plot by the hegemonic and Zionist front to create war and conflict among Muslims and, with the blessing of God Almighty, will emerge victorious in this battle just as the malignant tree of Daesh was cut down in Iraq and Syria.      

  • velayati 2017-11-24 21:46

    Iran proud of its regional ‘friendly influence’: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Thursday that Iran is proud of its influence in the Middle East as its approach is “friendly”.

  • velayati 2017-11-22 20:12

    Takfirism is a tool to subjugate Muslims: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Top Iranian politician Ali Akbar Velayati said on Wednesday that Takfirism is a tool for enemies to subjugate Muslim countries.

  • Velayati advises France against meddling in Iran’s affairs 2017-11-19 20:23

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Velayati advises France against meddling in Iran’s affairs

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has advised France against meddling in Iran’s internal affairs, particularly its missile program. 

  • velayati 2017-11-14 20:06

    Hariri sought mediation between Iran, S. Arabia, Velayati says

    TEHRAN - Senior Iranian politician Ali Akbar Velayati said on Tuesday that Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister on November 4, called for a mediation between Iran and Saudi Arabia whose relations have nosedived in recent years.

  • velayati 2017-11-07 21:55

    Assad: Anti-Iran remarks rooted in defeat of terrorists

    TEHRAN - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday the remarks and statements against Iran are related to the defeat of terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

  • velayati 2017-11-06 20:11

    Iran, Syria seek to protect resistance movement: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Monday that Iran and Syria seek to “protect” the resistance movement in the Middle East and counter the Zionist regime of Israel and its allies.

  • velayati 2017-11-04 19:58

    Lebanon proved its competence in defeating terrorists, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Friday that Lebanon’s victories in fight against terrorists prove the competence of the Lebanese government.

  • velayati 2017-11-03 17:47

    Iran insists support for Lebanese government

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Friday reiterated Tehran’s support for the Lebanese government and the country’s stability and independence.

  • Faisal al-Mekdad made the remarks at a Wednesday meeting in Tehran with Ali Akbar Velayati 2017-10-25 19:46

    Victory over terrorists owed to Iran: Syrian diplomat

    TEHRAN – Syria’s deputy foreign minister has said his country owes its significant military achievements against the terrorists to Iran’s unwavering support.

  • velayati 2017-10-23 09:01

    It is Europe’s policy to abide by nuclear deal: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Sunday that it is Europe’s policy to abide by the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • velayati 2017-10-17 19:45

    Iran had no role in Kirkuk operation: Velayati

    “The Guards has had no role in the Kirkuk operation. Majority of the Kurds are against the move taken by Mr. Barzani [president of the Iraqi Kurdistan] and the Baghdad government took control of that region without almost any clash,” Velayati told reporters after his meeting with French special envoy for Syria Franck Gellet.

  • Kurds’ defeat in Kirkuk foiled Barzani’s plot: top advisor 2017-10-17 08:41

    Kurds’ defeat in Kirkuk foiled Barzani’s plot: top advisor

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Supreme Leader, said on Monday that the Kurdish forces’ defeat in Kirkuk foiled a dangerous plot hatched by Iraqi Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani against the region.

  • referendum 2017-09-26 20:34

    Iranian officials: Kurdistan referendum is Israeli plot

    TEHRAN – On Tuesday, a number of top ranking Iranian political and military figures voiced strong opposition to the independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, calling it an Israeli plot and warned about its consequences.

  • Top advisor warns of consequences of Kurdistan vote 2017-09-22 03:10

    Top advisor warns of consequences of Kurdistan vote

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Supreme Leader, has warned of the consequences of the Iraqi Kurdistan’s September 25 independence referendum, underlining the need for peace in Iraq to prevent conflicts.

  • Iran strongly rejects renegotiation of nuclear deal 2017-09-20 09:42

    Iran strongly rejects renegotiation of nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Supreme Leader, on Tuesday voiced Iran’s strong opposition to any renegotiation of the nuclear agreement, saying no country can impose such thing on the Islamic Republic

  • Iranian officials to meet on Washington’s nuclear non-compliance 2017-09-19 10:04

    Iranian officials to meet on Washington’s nuclear non-compliance

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Supreme Leader, said on Monday the supervisory board of BARJAM (the Persian acronym for the nuclear deal) will hold a session on U.S. government’s non-compliance with the deal after President Rouhani returns home from New York.

  • No outsider allowed to visit Iran’s military sites: Velayati 2017-09-15 20:04

    U.S. ban on plane sales contravenes nuclear deal, Velayati says 

    TEHRAN -- An advisor to Iran’s Leader said on Thursday the U.S. Congress’ move to block sales of aircraft to Iran is in violation of the nuclear deal clinched between Tehran and world powers in July 2015.

  • No outsider allowed to visit Iran’s military sites: Velayati 2017-09-13 10:19

    No outsider allowed to visit Iran’s military sites: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Supreme Leader, said on Tuesday that no outsider, including Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano, is allowed to visit Iran’s military sites.

  • علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-09-10 21:03

    Crimes against Rohingya Muslims are an Israeli plot: top advisor

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, on Sunday slammed the ongoing brutal crackdown on the Rohingya in Myanmar, saying the Muslim community is suffering from organized crimes orchestrated by the Israeli regime.