Ali Akbar Velayati

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  • Velayati 2021-02-01 21:34

    Brothers in arms

    TEHRAN – In the latest sign of support for the Iraqi people and government, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran met with the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert to discuss the latest developments in Iraq.

  • Velayati 2021-02-01 20:21

    Iran ready to help Iraq, Leader’s advisor tells UN envoy

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, an advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution on international affairs, has voiced Iran’s readiness to provide any assistance to neighboring Iraq.

  • Sanctions 2021-01-12 21:36

    U.S. should lift sanctions before rejoining JCPOA

    The final say

    TEHRAN – Iran has not benefited from the 2015 nuclear deal and that it is not in a rush to get the United States to return to the nuclear deal because if the U.S. is to return to the deal without lifting its sanctions, it is Washington, not Tehran, that will benefit from the deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • «ولید المعلم 2020-11-16 18:46

    Iran offers condolences on passing of Syria FM

    TEHRAN – Several Iranian officials have expressed sympathy with the people and government of Syria over the passing of Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem.

  • Velayati 2020-11-04 18:03

    Velayati condemns Kabul University attack as a cowardly act

    TEHRAN — Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has strongly denounced a deadly terror attack on Kabul University.

  • Velayati 2020-10-28 18:07

    Senior advisor reiterates Iran’s supports for peace in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said Iran opposes the continuation of war in Afghanistan and reiterated Tehran’s long-held position for establishment of peace and stability in the war-torn country.

  • Velayati 2020-10-06 15:20

    Leader’s aide calls on Armenia to retreat from Azerbaijani territory

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has called on Armenia to return the occupied parts of the Republic of Azerbaijan, including seven cities.

  • Velayati 2020-09-19 18:37

    Snapback mechanism is Trump’s campaign propaganda, Leader advisor says

    TEHRAN – Aliakbar Velayati, a senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution on international affairs, has said that the U.S. efforts to trigger the snapback mechanism is election propaganda meant to boost Donald Trump’s reelection chances.

  • Maliki 2020-09-15 18:35

    Former Iraqi PM meets top Iranian officials

    TEHRAN — Former Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, has traveled to Iran to discuss regional and bilateral topics with top Iranian officials.

  • IRGC 2020-09-13 14:15

    IRGC: Israel-Bahrain détente will refresh Muslim resolve to repel cancerous Israeli tumor

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Saturday strongly condemned the normalization of ties between Bahrain and Israel, saying the Bahraini regime should await a harsh revenge from the country’s freedom-seekers and its Muslim people.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2020-09-06 18:16

    Velayati says Charlie Hebdo’s insult in line with Islamophobia project

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said that insult by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is a continuation of the Islamophobia project.

  • Velayati 2020-08-17 00:13

    UAE-Israel agreement to hasten Israel’s termination: advisor

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has condemned the recent normalization of ties between the UAE and Israel, saying such a move will only hasten the termination of the Zionist regime.

  • Noor satellite 2020-04-24 23:30

    Launch of military satellite wins praise of ranking Iranian officials

    TEHRAN – A number of top officials have praised the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps for its successful launch of Iran’s first military satellite into the orbit.

  • Ismail Haniyeh 2020-04-05 19:20

    Palestine’s Haniyeh expresses solidarity with Iranians in coronavirus fight

    TEHRAN - Ismail Haniyeh, the head of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas)'s Political Bureau, has expressed solidarity with the Iranian people in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2020-02-09 13:20

    Era of U.S. presence in region is over, says Velayati

    TEHRAN — Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said that the era of U.S. presence in Iraq and Syria has come to an end thanks to Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani’s blood.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2020-02-07 20:20

    Velayati calls ‘deal of the century’ Trump’s political suicide

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said that the so-called “deal of the century” is a political suicide for U.S. President Donald Trump.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2020-01-05 20:13

    Leader’s advisor: U.S. must leave the region

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader, said on Sunday that the United States must leave the region, calling assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani a “foolish act”.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2020-01-03 18:12

    U.S. and its mercenaries will pay for their terrorist crime: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader, said on Friday that the United States and its mercenaries will pay for their terrorist crime in assassinating IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2019-12-28 18:50

    Iran against creating buffer zone in Syria: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Saturday that Iran is against creating a buffer zone in Syria or any other country in the region by foreigners.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2019-11-16 17:05

    Killing of al Baghdadi cannot acquit Daesh creators: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Secretary General of the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening Ali Akbar Velayati said on Saturday the propaganda campaign surrounding the killing of Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, head of the Daesh terrorist group, cannot acquit those who created this group in the first place.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2019-10-23 18:46

    Velayati says Iran protected regional nations against terrorists

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader, said on Tuesday that while others sponsored terrorism in the region, it was the Islamic Republic that protected the region’s peoples from terrorists.

  • Ali Akbar Velayati 2019-10-13 18:13

    Leader’s adviser: Iran intent on backing Syrian nation, government

    TEHRAN – Iran’s principal policy is to support the Syrian nation and government and defend the rightful stances of that country, says Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader.

  • Adviser: No difference between GOP, Democrats on Iran 2019-09-25 19:02

    Adviser: No difference between GOP, Democrats on Iran

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader, has dismissed both the U.S. Republicans and Democrats as two sides of the same coin, saying tying the fate of Iran on the Democrats’ victory in the 2020 presidential election will greatly harm the country.

  • Trump showing true face of U.S. conspiratorial policies, Velayati says 2019-09-17 19:37

    Leader’s top aide calls for maintaining security, peace by regional states

    (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader's top adviser for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati underlined the need for restoration of security and peace to the region by regional states themselves without any foreign interference.

  • Iraq a source of pride for Arab world, Islam: Velayati 2019-08-06 17:34

    Iraq a source of pride for Arab world, Islam: Velayati

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said neighboring Iraq is a source of pride for the Arab world and Islam.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-08-03 13:31

    Americans furious with the way Zarif exposed their ‘wicked nature’, says Iran’s IRGC

    Iran’s IRGC, Army denounce U.S. sanctions on Zarif

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the Iranian Army have denounced the new U.S. sanctions on Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as a “ridiculous” move which showed Washington’s “humiliating defeat” against the Islamic Republic.

  • Shamkhani 2019-07-23 19:08

    Any act against Iran is an act against resistance front, says Hamas official

    Fake plans against Palestinians will yield no fruit: Shamkhani

    TEHRAN - Ali Shamkhani, Iran’s secretary of Supreme National Security Council, said on Tuesday that “fake plans”, which are against “the will of Palestinian people” will bear no result.

  • Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment: top adviser 2019-07-06 19:16

    Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment: top adviser

    TEHRAN – A top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution says the Islamic Republic is ready for higher uranium enrichment because Europe has “indirectly violated” the nuclear deal. 

  • rallies 2019-05-31 19:51

    Iran marks International Quds Day

    TEHRAN - Iranians poured into the streets in large numbers in different cities across the country to mark International Quds Day, which falls on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

  • ولایتی 2019-03-08 20:24

    Pakistan president, PM send letter to Ayatollah Khamenei 

    TEHRAN – On Thursday, Pakistan’s minister for railways carried a joint letter from his country’s President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.