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Swiss FM condemns Iranian nuclear scientist's assassination

TEHRAN (defapress) – Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis condemned the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear and defence scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, calling for de-escalation of tension between all parties.
News ID: 82687    Publish Date : 2020/11/30

Iran’s Zarif Hails Swiss Efforts to ‘Mitigate US Sabotage’

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described his talks with his Swiss counterpart as “excellent”, hailing efforts made by the European country to “mitigate US sabotage”.
News ID: 81968    Publish Date : 2020/09/08

Iranian, Swiss Top Diplomats Meet in Tehran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his visiting Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis held meetings in Tehran on Monday.
News ID: 81962    Publish Date : 2020/09/07

Swiss FM underlines scientific, tourism ties with Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said that the scientific and tourism relations between Iran and Switzerland should be expanded in the post-coronavirus era.
News ID: 81947    Publish Date : 2020/09/06

Swiss FM’s Iran Trip Not Related to Tehran-Washington Issues

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis’ trip to Tehran has nothing to do with Iran-US issues and has already been planned within the framework of bilateral ties.
News ID: 81939    Publish Date : 2020/09/05

Swiss channel insufficient to meet Iran’s demands

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations says the much-publicized Swiss trade channel (SHTA) will not suffice in meeting Iran's needs at the time of sanctions.
News ID: 81064    Publish Date : 2020/05/10

Iran Summons Swiss Ambassador over US Allegations

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Swiss ambassador, whose country represents the US interests in Iran, over the US president’s baseless allegations against the Islamic Republic after a recent attack on a military base used by the coalition forces in Iraq.
News ID: 80507    Publish Date : 2020/03/14

SWISS Airlines Extends Flight Restrictions for China, Iran, Italy

TEHRAN (defapress) – In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, SWISS International Airlines has extended its flight suspension to China and added Iran and Italy to the list of countries with no or limited service.
News ID: 80405    Publish Date : 2020/03/04

Iranian Spokesman:

Swiss Channel Proof of Sanctions on Food, Medicine

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said a Swiss humanitarian channel recently launched for exporting food and medicine to Iran proves that the products have been sanctioned by the US.
News ID: 80124    Publish Date : 2020/02/05

Swiss envoy invites Iran to take part in ‘blue peace’ plan

TEHRAN (defapress) – Swiss Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran Markus Leitner invited Iran for taking membership in the Management and Policymaking Council of the ‘Blue Peace’ Plan.
News ID: 79600    Publish Date : 2019/12/17

White House Passes Phone Number to Swiss in Case Iran Wants to Call

TEHRAN (defapress) – After US President Donald Trump publicly appealed to Iran to call him amid heightened tensions with Tehran, the White House contacted the Swiss on Thursday to share a phone number the Iranians could call the President on, according to a diplomatic source familiar with the move.
News ID: 77334    Publish Date : 2019/05/11

Iran, Switzerland to witness increase in banking ties: Swiss envoy

TEHRAN (defapress) – In a meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the Swiss ambassador to Tehran, Marcos Lightner announced that the two countries are to witness a growth in their mutual banking ties.
News ID: 76903    Publish Date : 2019/04/19

Swiss envoy says efforts underway to launch payments channel for Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Swiss ambassador to Tehran said his country is pursuing plans to launch an alternative payments channel for Iran independent from the US dollar.
News ID: 75144    Publish Date : 2019/01/23

Pres. Rouhani urges Europeans to condemn US unilateralism

Iranian President Rouhani said at the meeting of high-ranking delegations of Iran and Switzerland that European countries should denounce US unilateral behavior in the world.
News ID: 71060    Publish Date : 2018/07/03

Swiss Marchers Protest against Trump, Break through Davos Security Cordon

TEHRAN (defapress) - Anti-capitalists marched through Swiss cities on Tuesday to protest a planned visit by US President Donald Trump to the World Economic Forum (WEF) and broke through a security cordon in Davos.
News ID: 68247    Publish Date : 2018/01/24