Exclusive Interviews

“This Is My Honest Honor to Be in Iran as a Representative of Serbia,” Says Serbian Ambassador to Iran.

Following the lifting of visas for Iranian citizens who wish to visit Serbia, serious, practical steps were taken to improve the political and economic relations between the two countries and with the appointment of the Serbian Ambassador to Iran and his plentiful efforts to develop trade ties between Iran and Serbia, a new perspective is being drawn between the two countries. To learn of what has been specifically done in the bilateral relations between Tehran and Belgrade, we conducted an interview with the Serbian Ambassador to Iran that you may find below. Read More »

“Algeria Seeks to Realize Democracy,” States Algerian Ambassador.

In a thorough interview with AVA Diplomatic, the Ambassador of Algeria to Iran elaborated on the efforts made to extend Algeria’s economic and cultural relations with Iran, and emphasized the principles of the Algerian revolution which aim at realizing democracy. Mr. Ahriz is on the firm belief that the Algerian officials would not tolerate any interference in their interior affairs. Read More »

“Women Face Less Violence If They Know Their Rights,” States Gary Lewis.

Continuous consultations of Iranian officials led to drafting an emergency plan to fight the sand and dust crisis in the form of a global priority. It also carried along the will of the international community to iron out a fundamental solution and to this end, Tehran hosted the first International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms; an event that could have never been made possible but for the perseverance of Iranian officials and the UN representative to Iran. To learn of the various dimensions of the UN in Iran and the planning process for preventing Iran’s wetlands and environment from destruction, we conducted an interview with Mr. Gary Lewis, ... Read More »

“I Try to Improve Relations with Iran at President’s Order,” Says Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to Tehran.

Sierra Leone’s new Ambassador to Iran is one of the country’s youngest politicians who also carries a role as the Ministry of Youth Affairs in his background. He is trying to mark a new chapter in his political life as one of the future candidates for Sierra Leone’s presidency. Dr. Amara Kamara stressed in his interview with AVA Diplomatic that he seeks to develop ties between Iran and Sierra Leone while not allowing this process to collide with his run-up for presidency. Read More »

“There Has Never Been A Comparison between Iran and North Korea,” Says South Korean Ambassador.

Referring to the crisis on the Korean Peninsula, the Ambassador of South Korea to Iran counts North Korean officials as main violators of international law. He also criticizes the comparison between Iran and North Korea stressing Iran has been committed to its promises in the JCPOA. Mr. Kim additionally emphasizes the development of cultural and economic ties of South Korea to Iran expressing hope we are going to see the opening of South Korea’s cultural center in Tehran and strengthening of relations between the two countries more than before. Read More »

“We Are Looking for Importing Urea Fertilizer from Iran,” States Bangladesh’s Commercial Counsellor to Iran.

Agriculture is the largest source of job creation in Bangladesh and the government needs to import urea fertilizer from the outside to manage the extensive plantation and farming. Iran is, on the other hand, one of the biggest producers of urea fertilizer in the world, and that is why the Commercial Cousellor of the Bangladesh Embassy in Iran told us about his respective government’s interest in importing this product from Iran. Read More »

“Sanctions Lifted Against Iran and Cooperation Windows Open,” Says Peter Droell.

Director for Industrial Technologies in the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Department visited Tehran heading an academic commission to attend a scientific and technological working group between Iran and the EU. He finds lack of awareness on both sides as a barrier in the way of expanding scientific and educational activities between the I. R. Iran and the EU. With an annual budget of €600mn and a team of 130, Mr. Droell tries to open new doors in scientific and educational relations between Iran and the EU. On this visit, we had a chance to have an interview with him which is as follows. Read More »

“Most Iranians Are Not Familiar with Africa,” States Mali’s Ambassador.

Over the past few years, Mali has achieved a considerable progress in establishing economic firms and outlets. The country’s economy is based on agriculture and just a runner-up to Nigeria, Mali is the second largest rice producer in Western Africa and a major livestock producer in the region. Given the existing potentials in this country, Mali’s Ambassador to Iran believes that Iranian and African businessmen are not well familiar with one another and such absence of awareness has barred the bilateral ties from further expansion. Read More »

“No Unsolvable Matter Between Iran and Bulgaria,” States Tanya Mihaylova.

Having witnessed the 120th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Bulgaria, we are expecting the promotion of diplomatic and cultural collaborations once Bulgaria’s Rotating presidency of the Council of the EU begins. Following the visit of Mrs. Tanya Mihaylova, the Director of the Diplomatic Institute of Bulgaria, we had the chance to discuss the trend of educational and research cooperation between the two countries at the Bulgarian Embassy in Tehran. Read More »