Imam Favored Friendly Patterns in International Relations

Imam Favored Friendly Patterns in International Relations

Imam Khomeini has had introduced basic principles for mutual relations and amicable ties among nations in the international arena.

While maintaining independence, the founder of the Islamic Republicwanted to maintain friendly relations with all countries.

Stressing on the moral nature of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini says, “The objective of this revolution has been to promote Islam, Islamic ethics, human ethics as well as raising humans on the basis of human criteria.”

Principles of foreign policy set a framework of behavior for executives of the Islamic system and abidance by that framework differentiates the system from other modalities of government. In fact, the Islamic government tries to achieve its goals by observing certain principles.

In fact, unique features of Imam Khomeini like being a jurist, , his divine nature, steadfastness, and mysticism had highlighted his role as a powerful leader which helped him to make decisive decisions with regard to domestic and foreign affairs.

The foreign policy principles delineated by Imam Khomeini, can be considered as an official source for making political decisions by the Islamic Republic of Iran

Imam Khomeini also based his notion for helping the oppressed on this adage of Imam Ali (PBUH) who says, “Help the oppressed and confront the oppressors.”

When talking about independence in foreign policy, we mean independence in policymaking, decision-making, and implementation of those decisions in political, cultural, economic, and several other fields.

By observing all these principles, the founder of the Islamic Republic also wanted to maintain deep and meaningful ties with nations along with their governments.

The great Imam did not only suffice to establishing diplomatic relations with the governments, but maintain direct cultural ties with the masses and communities. 

The great Imam had drawn basic principles and guidelines of Iran's foreign policy by expanding cultural, economic and political ties with nations and masses.

By following footsteps of founder of the Islamic Republic, all employees, officials and diplomats have been recommended to do their best to expand international relations with other governments and nations at all levels.

The developments come as Iran has recently concluded talks in a successful manner with the world countries over its peaceful nuclear energy program. Imam was great supporter of launching dialogue between nations to resolve all crisis and conflicts, disputes engulf the world

Meanwhile, leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed gratitude to the Iranian nuclear negotiating team for its efforts in nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of countries.

President Hassan Rouhani, , for his part, thanked Ayatollah Khamenei for supporting the Iranian nuclear negotiating team of his administration.

The president expressed hope that the nuclear conclusion reached in Vienna would prepare the ground for relieving pressure on Iran and disproving unfounded allegations fabricated by Iran’s enemies, and would also contribute to national progress.

Rouhani said that the expansion of close ties with neighboring countries and the continuation of nuclear negotiations were among his administration’s achievements in foreign policy.

Speaking in a televised address after the conclusion of talks between Iran and the P5+1, Rouhani said Iran managed to achieve almost all objectives it was seeking throughout intensive nuclear talks with the six powers.

He enumerated the objectives as Iran's ability to go ahead with its nuclear activities, lifting of "cruel and inhumane sanctions," annulment of all "illegal" sanctions adopted by the UN Security Council against Iran and the withdrawal of Iran's nuclear dossier from the Security Council.

Based on the agreement, Iran and the six powers agreed that all economic and financial sanctions against Iran will be removed through a Security Council resolution.

Imam Khomeini established a system which brought prosperity for Iranian and supported all oppressed nations across the world.

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