TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – Swiss President Johann Schneider-Amman in a Sat. presser with Iranian counterpart Rouhani vowed to help Iran to obtain full membership to World Trade Organization.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held a press conference with Swiss President Johann Schneider-Amman on Saturday and informed reporters of various topics the two sides discussed during their …
EHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed President of Switzerland Johann Schneider-Ammann on Saturday in Tehran. The ceremony was followed by a meeting and press conference as well.
TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – President of Switzerland Johann Schneider-Ammann arrived in Tehran on Friday.Heading a high-ranking political, economic, and scientific delegation, President Schneider-Ammann arrived in Tehran on Friday, upon the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani.
Schneider-Ammann was officially welcomed by Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammadreza …
On the occasion of 37th anniversary of Islamic Revolution in Iran (National Day) the Embassy will be closed on Thursday 11th of February 2016.
Millions of Iranians across the country celebrate marking the 37th anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution that put an end to the monarchy of the US-backed Pahlavi regime in the country.
The ceremonies started on Sunday morning at 9:33 am local time (0603 GMT), the time when the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini arrived back home on February 1, 1979 from …
Press Release by Seco:
Bern, 17.01.2016 - The Federal Council welcomes the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA on 16 January 2016 and congratulates the E3/EU+3 (China, Russia, USA, Germany, France and the UK) and Iran on the successful implementation of the plan reached on 14 July last year. As announced on 21 October 2015, Swiss sanctions against Iran will be …
Regard Persan Trio - Iran
Die Musiktraditionen des Mittelmeers im Zentrum von Zürich & Bern
05. März 2016: Stok Theater, Hirschengraben 42, 8001 Zürich
06. März 2016: ONO Bern, Kramgasse 6, 3011 Bern
Das Regard Persan Trio, von drei iranischen Musikern gegründet-novatives Konzept: jedes Mitglied der Gruppe erforscht mit …
Today, we have reached Implementation Day of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Ever since Adoption Day, we worked hard and showed mutual commitment and collective will to finally bring the JCPOA to implementation. Today, six months after finalisation of the historic deal, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has verified that Iran has implemented its …
Switzerland played a "positive role" in almost a year of efforts for a prisoner swap between Iran and the United States, Tehran's ambassador to the United Nations told state television Saturday.
"It took almost a year and naturally the government of Switzerland as a facilitating country played a positive role in these negotiations," Gholam Ali Khoshroo said, after …
Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA –Vice-Director, Delegate for humanitarian aid and head of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit Manuel Bessler said on Wednesday that Iran's humanitarian aid are very significant and effective in solving Syrian crisis
Swiss Federal department of Foreign affairs released a statement followed by the visit of the state secretary of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Yves Rossie to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iran. The statement referred to the meetings of State secretary with Saudi officials including the Secretary General of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council. “The human right …
Due to a religious occasion the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bern is closed on Thursday 12 of December 2015.
The bitter events brought about by blind terrorism in France have once again, moved me to speak to you young people.
Nov. 26 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy FMs Takht-ravanchi and Amir-Abdollahian received Swiss FM official Rossier and discussed the current crises in the Middle East.Switzerland is willing to develop ties with Iran in all areas of cooperation according to visiting Secretary of State at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Yves Rossier.
The Swiss official made the remark in his meeting …
Swiss FM official Rossier met with Iran’s Human Rights authority and discussed ways to establish peace and justice in the world.
Nov. 23 (MNA) – Iran and Switzerland agreed on organizing a trilateral meeting on Syrian crisis in Tehran in near future.Iran’s Deputy Forein Minister for Arab-African Affairs, who is visiting Switzerland to take part in the 8th edition of World Policy Conference (WPC), had a meeting with Swiss Secretary of State for Middle East and North African Affairs Wolfgang …
Nov. 22 (MNA) – Iranian deputy FM Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in the Swiss city of Montreux late Sat. to attend the 8th edition of World Policy Conference (WPC).Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affaris Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is slated to attend the 8th edition of World Policy Conference (WPC) on Sunday held at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in the Swiss …
Annexes – Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
Annex 1 Nuclear Rrelated Commitments
Annex 2 Sanctions Related Commitments
Annex 2 Attachements
Annex 3 Civil Nuclear Cooperation
Annex 4 Joint Commission
Annex 5 Implementation Plan
Link to The Resolution
Today is Adoption Day of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) related to the Iran nuclear programme. This is another important milestone that brings us a step closer to the beginning of implementation of the JCPOA, to which we are strongly committed. We have respected the timetable set out in the JCPOA, which demonstrates our collective will to stick to its provisions.
Iran will …
Due to a religious occasion the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bern is closed on Friday 23 of October 2015.
Due to a religious occasion of martyrdom of Imam Hussain (peace be upon him), the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bern is closed on Friday 23 of October 2015.
Visiting academic delegation of Switzerland had a meeting with research authorities of Iranian universities in Tehran on Saturday.Iranian and Swiss universities are going to have exchange programs, said Iranian Deputy Science Minister for Research Vahid Ahmadi on the sidelines of the meeting between research presidents of Iranian universities and a Swiss academic delegation in Tehran …
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif extended his condolences to the families of the victims of the stampede incidents of Mena rituals during the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca.
This incident brought a wave of grief with itself concurrent with the auspicious occasion of Eid al-Adha in Muslim countries and the Islamic Republic of Iran, Zarif said in his message addressed to the families of …
Due to a religious occasion the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bern will be closed on Thursday 24 of September 2015.
Statement by H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo Permanent Representative of the I.R.Iran to the United Nations before the High-Level Forum on a Culture of Peace
Bern, Media release, 12.08.2015
The Federal Council welcomes the agreement reached by the E3/EU+3 (China, Russia, USA, Germany, France and the UK) and Iran to resolve the nuclear dispute. This agreement opens up new political and economic prospects with Iran, including bilateral relations. Given this important turning point in the 12-year nuclear dispute, the Federal Council decided on 12 …
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blamed the United States and its allies in the Middle East for the spread of extremism and terrorism in the region.
President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday congratulated the president of the Swiss Confederation, Simonetta Sommaruga on National Day.
In his message to Simonetta Sommaruga, Dr.Rouhani felicitated the nation and government of Swiss Confederation on the occasion.
He further expressed confidence that the good ties between the two countries will develop in all fields in line with the two nations …
Mashad, Khorasan Razavi, July 23, IRNA - Iran and P5+1 nuclear agreement would open a new chapter for expansion of all-out ties between Iran and other countries, senior Swiss official said late Wednesday
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran has a prominent role in fight against terrorism and extremism in the region.
Zarif made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Switzerland Deputy Foreign Minister Yves Rossier.
Referring to high interest of European governments to develop cooperation with Iran, especially in the field of economy, Zarif expressed …
Tehran, July 22, IRNA - Head of the Center for Strategic Studies affiliated to the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said on Wednesday that fight against terrorism is a global duty requiring collective action by all governments.
Tehran, July 22, IRNA – Switzerland Deputy Foreign Minister on Wednesday welcomed the nuclear agreement saying that the world community is interested in cooperation with Iran.
Tehran, July 22, IRNA - Secretary of the Human Rights Headquarters Mohammad-Javad Larijani said the recent nuclear deal proved the sincerity of Iran in its transparent nuclear program.
Ahvaz, July 20, IRNA – Visiting Swiss Deputy Foreign Minister Yves Rossier said Monday that with a final nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers in place, the world is waiting for constructive interaction with Iran.
Abadan, July 20, IRNA - The visiting Secretary of State of the Swiss Foreign Ministry Yves Rossier said on Monday that nuclear deal between Iran and G5+1 plays very positive to broaden Iranian relations with the international community.
Abadan, Khuzestan prov, July 20, IRNA – The visiting Secretary of State of the SwissForeign Ministry Yves Rossier on Monday paid tribute to martyrs of the eight-year imposed war against Iran.
He visited a memorial site set up in commemoration of the martyrs in the city of Shalamche in this southwestern province.
He was accompanied with a number of local officials …
Gholamali Khoshroo, the Iranian ambassador to the U.N., speaks following a Security Council vote to The U.N. Security Council votes unanimously to endorse last week's Iran nuclear agreement. The resolution lifts sanctions against the nation, but allows the U.N. to re-impose penalties if Iran violates the agreement in the next ten years
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Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter sees a success for Switzerland in the nuclear deal between Iran and the international community. As a broker, she was still in demand internationally.
President Hassan Rouhani in a live TV speech on Tuesday addresses nation on conclusion of nuclear talks, said Iran was after maintaining its national interests in this negotiations including protecting Irans capabilities in nuclear energy industry, putting an end to the sanctions, all the illegal resolutions and Iranian nuclear document will taking out of chapter seven of United Nations Security …
Dr Zarif In a video message stressed while his country was ready to strike a balanced and good deal, its P5 plus 1 negotiating partners had to make a critical and historic choice: agreement or coercion.
In politics as in life you cant gain at the expense of others. Such gains are always short-lived, the minister said.
Zarif pointed out that despite some …
HomeThis is yet another historical juncture! Recent broad understanding reached between Iran and the world powers promises a new horizon of cooperation between this giant west Asian/ Middle-East country on the one side and the world on the other side.
This development would have tremendous impact on the structure of global and regional cooperation. The huge potential …
The Imperative of a Comprehensive Strategy to Fight Violent Extremism
Javad Zarif June 17, 2015 Analysis, Asia, Middle East, Perspectives, Security
Compiled By: Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Deputy Editor of Iran Review
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts 29–30 days based on the visual …
On the occasion of ASCENSION the embassy of the I.R of Iran will be closed on thursday 14 May 2015.
Statement by H.E. Mr. G. Khoshroo,
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the I R Iran before the UN Security Council
on the role of the youth in combating violent extremism
23 April 2015
TEHRAN — WE made important progress in Switzerland earlier this month. With the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany, we agreed on parameters to remove any doubt about the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program and to lift international sanctions against Iran.
But to seal the anticipated …
INOTEX 2015 at a glance:
The 4th period of the International Innovation and Technology Exhibition (INOTEX 2015) will be held on 9-12 June 2015 in Tehran. More than 120 formidable technological companies from more than 20 countries and 60 Iranian capable companies will participate in this event and will present their latest technological achievements and innovations in …
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday hailed the primary agreement reached between Tehran and the group of P5+1 as a “win-win outcome".
Speaking to reporters after reading the joint statement, Zarif said the primary deal would show our program is exclusively peaceful, has always been and always will remain exclusively peaceful, while not hindering the …
On the occasion of Nature Day ( Sizdah Bedar ) in Iran and Good Friday and Easter Monday in Switzerland, the embassy will be closed from 2 to 6 of April 2015.
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo,Ambassador and Permanent Representative
of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations in the Open Debate in the Security Council
the Victims of Attacks and Abuses on Ethnic or Religious Ground in the Middle East
27 March 2015
The Iranian foreign minister has called on Saudi Arabia to immediately cease its military aggression against Yemen.
“We demand an immediate stop to the Saudi military operations in Yemen,” Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
Zarif said the military operations constitute a violation of Yemen’s sovereignty and will only lead to bloodshed.
“We will spare no effort …
Asked about the open letter of 47 US Senators to Iranian leaders, the Iranian Foreign Minister, Dr. Javad Zarif, responded that "in our view, this letter has no legal value and is mostly a propaganda ploy. It is very interesting that while negotiations are still in progress and while no agreement has been reached, some political pressure groups are so afraid even of the prospect of an …
By GHOLAMALI KHOSHROO, MARCH 3, 2015
UNITED NATIONS — In the address on Tuesday to the United States Congress by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, we witnessed a new peak in the long-running hype over Iran’s nuclear energy program. Yet all his predictions about how close Iran was to acquiring a nuclear bomb have …
President of the Swiss Confederation in a message to Dr. Rouhani President of the Islamic Republic of Iran congratulated the National day of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Mrs. Simonetta Sommaruga has written in her message:
The National Day of the Islamic Republic of Iran is a most welcome opportunity for me to extend to Your Excellency on behalf of the Swiss Federal …
On the occasion of National day the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bern will be closed on Wednesday 11th of February 2015.
Zarif: Iran Concerned over Islamophobia Manifestations
President Rouhani, while stressing the necessity of expanding constructive cooperation in the world and among the nations, emphasized the international, severe, and deep cooperation to fight extremism and terrorism.
In the wake of the recent developments in France and elsewhere in Western countries and misrepresentation of Islam, the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday issued a message addressed to the youth in Europe and North America.
The leader said in his message that many attempts have been made over the past two decades, almost since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, to place …
Dr.Rouhani congratulates president-elect of Swiss Confederation
President Hassan Rouhani in a message of congratulations to President-elect Simonetta Sommaruga on his new post as President of Swiss Confederation.