The foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran is based upon the
rejection of all forms of domination, both the exertion of it and
submission to it, the preservation of the independence of the
country in all respects and its territorial integrity, the defense
of the rights of all Muslims, non-alignment with respect to the
hegemonic superpowers, and the maintenance of mutually peaceful
relations with all non-belligerent States.
Any form of agreement resulting in foreign control over the natural
resources, economy, army, or culture of the country, as well as
other aspects of the national life, is forbidden.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has as its ideal human felicity
throughout human society, and considers the attainment of
independence, freedom, and rule of justice and truth to be the right
of all people of the world. Accordingly, while scrupulously
refraining from all forms of interference in the internal affairs of
other nations, it supports the just struggles of the mustad'afun
against the mustakbirun in every corner of the globe.
The government of the Islamic Republic of Iran may grant political
asylum to those who seek it unless they are regarded as traitors and
saboteurs according to the laws of