• nuclear talks 2021-03-15 13:17

    By Mehrdad Pahlavani, Asia analyst

    What made diplomacy vulnerable in Iran: An inside-out perspective

    Diplomacy, as an efficient art or an efficacious tool to resolve problems, has been undermined in the recent history of Iran's foreign relations. It has been done through creating many impediments and blockages for Iran in areas of diplomacy. This phenomenon to resort to hard politics is familiar to Iranians and its rivals. Confining, or even strangling, dialogue and diplomacy through expanding a wide spectrum of sanctions on Iran and cherishing military expenditure in West Asia is a well-known procedure. This abject slip is still underway. 

  • سورنا ستاری 2021-01-31 16:02

    Boosting ‘technology diplomacy’ on agenda: VP

    TEHRAN – The vice presidency for science and technology in cooperation with the ministry of foreign affairs is planning to boost ‘technology diplomacy’ through expanding innovation and technology centers in export target countries.

  • Plate: the Sassanid king Yazdgard I, slaying a stag 2020-10-21 18:16

    Sasanians promoted Persian arts through trade, conquest, and diplomacy: experts

    TEHRAN - Under Sassanid rule (224 CE–651) Persian arts and architecture experienced a general renaissance. However, it made its way well beyond the vast borders of the longest-lived Persian dynasty, which at its greatest extent encompassed all of present-day Iran and Iraq and stretched from the eastern Mediterranean (including Anatolia and Egypt) to Pakistan, and from parts of southern Arabia to the Caucasus and Central Asia.

  • Deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri (C) speaks to representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (which is affiliated with the ministry of culture) in Tehran meeting on August 15, 2020. 2020-08-16 18:37

    ‘Diplomacy Package’ to help Iran recover virus-hit tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran is formulating a new initiative called “Tourism Diplomacy Package” to help the tourism sector recover from the coronavirus impact through using diplomacy to accelerate development projects and increase incoming tourists.

  • بن سلمان 2019-09-30 21:21

    Mohammed bin Salman says he prefers diplomacy with Iran 

    MBS: War with Iran would collapse global economy

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince warned in an interview aired on Sunday that a military confrontation with Iran would collapse the global economy, adding that he would prefer a political and peaceful solution to a military one, Al-Jazeera reported.

  • Not all problems can be solved through diplomacy: ex-envoy 2019-08-27 23:22

    Not all problems can be solved through diplomacy: ex-envoy

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian ambassador says not all of the country’s problems will be resolved through diplomacy.

  • Kazem Gharibabadi 2019-08-10 19:29

    Sanction on Zarif a blow to diplomacy: envoy

    TEHRAN – Iran's permanent envoy to UN organizations in Vienna has cautioned that recent U.S. sanctions against Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif were a backward move for diplomacy.

  • Britain France Germany 2019-06-19 18:00

    The British, French and German foreign ministers could visit Tehran for talks about JCPOA

    Britain, France and Germany would intensify diplomacy to keep nuclear deal: Reuters

    Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal and would intensify diplomacy in the coming days.

  • Bahram Qassemi 2018-10-21 20:42

    By Mehdi Sepahvand, Political Editor

    Tehran says still can’t understand why Canada unilaterally cut ties

    TEHRAN - Tehran still cannot understand why Canada unilaterally severed diplomatic ties with Iran, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi told the Tehran Times on Sunday after a former Canadian diplomat had criticized Ottawa for the current diplomatic blackout.

  • Dennis Horak 2018-10-21 17:22

    ‘Stupid law’ preventing Canada’s re-engagement with Iran: retired envoy

    The real reason the Liberal government hasn’t been able to re-establish relations with Iran is due to its adherence to a “stupid” Canadian law allowing the seizure of Iranian assets, says Canada’s recently expelled ambassador to Saudi Arabia.