Seyyed Abbas Mousavi

Iran says new chapter opened in ties with Azerbaijan

Iran says new chapter opened in ties with Azerbaijan

A new chapter has been opened in relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, Tehran’s ambassador to Baku Abbas Mousavi said. "We were able to overcome these tensions with the wisdom of …

Iran ready to pay compensation for Ukranian downed plane

Iran ready to pay compensation for Ukranian downed plane

Tehran has agreed to pay compensation for the January downing of a Ukrainian plane, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said. "Iran agreed to pay compensation for the plane, but the implementation of this issue …

Zarif to address UN Security Council

Zarif to address UN Security Council

Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif will deliver a speech at UN Security Council session about Resolution 2231 on Tuesday through a video conference, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said "Iranian FM held …

Iran ready to thwart 'Deal of the Century'

Iran ready to thwart 'Deal of the Century'

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi strongly rejected the U.S. Middle East peace plan as "disgraceful." In a statement released hours after U.S. President Donald Trump's …

Tehran: U.S. in no position to make remarks on JCPOA

Tehran: U.S. in no position to make remarks on JCPOA

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said that the United States is in no position to pass judgment and make remarks on JCPOA because Washington is no longer a signatory to the agreement. Mousavi …

Tehran claims interference in country's internal affairs

Tehran claims interference in country's internal affairs

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that foreign countries' support for protests was the interference in the country's internal affairs. "I recommend they (foreign countries) look at the …

What threat do fuel protests pose to Iran?

What threat do fuel protests pose to Iran?

Protests have erupted across Iran on Friday following the announcement by Iran's National Oil Company of at least a 50% increase in gas prices. "Several" people have died in the protests, Iran's Supreme Leader …

Iran ready for cooperation with new IAEA head

Iran ready for cooperation with new IAEA head

Iran is ready to promote cooperation with IAEA Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi, spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Abbas Mousavi said. "Iran is ready to preserve and promote …

Iran ready to help Turkey-Syria dialogue

Iran ready to help Turkey-Syria dialogue

Tehran is ready to help for talks between Syria and Turkey to reach an understanding, Iranian ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said. "Iran has always backed political means to resolve disputes...and Tehran is happy …

Mousavi: Tehran hopes situation in Syria to be resolved

Mousavi: Tehran hopes situation in Syria to be resolved

Tehran rejects Turkey’s establishing of military posts inside Syria, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said, adding that the integrity of Tehran’s key regional ally should be respected. …

Rouhani and Zarif to visit Azerbaijan

Rouhani and Zarif to visit Azerbaijan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Azerbaijan, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said at a press conference. …

Tehran investigates attacks on oil tanker in Red Sea

Tehran investigates attacks on oil tanker in Red Sea

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi confirmed that the Iranian-owned oil tanker Sabiti had been attacked in the Red Sea today and was damaged. "The responsibility of this incident, including …

Iran welcomes Houthis' ceasefire proposal

Iran welcomes Houthis' ceasefire proposal

Iran welcomes the Houthis' ceasefire proposal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Abbas Mousavi said. "The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes the offer by Yemen's National Salvation …

Iranian Foreign Ministry wishes Jews Happy New Year

Iranian Foreign Ministry wishes Jews Happy New Year

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi wished the Jews a happy Rosh Hashanah. "Happy New Year to our Jewish compatriots and to all true followers of great prophet Moses," Mousavi wrote on his Twitter …