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Abstract After the occurrence of the Islamic revolution, foreign relations of Islamic Republic of Iran underwent several changes and new variables emerged which on its turn led to changes in foreign relations and determined the nature and kind of relations in different period. In fact different national objectives and roles in several periods led to different orientation and consequently different foreign relations in the first to fourth period. Now the basic question which arises here is; what variables put the most impact on national objectives and roles in first to fourth period and as a result formation of different foreign relations? The structure of international system, domestic needs, the perception, attitude of decision makers and geopolitics are four important variables that have defined the national objectives and roles during first to fourth period and as a result led to formation of different dimension for foreign relations. The factors that have led to the formation of different foreign relations in four periods depend on the weight of the four mentioned variables. The methodology used in the study is descriptive-analytical and the method of data collection is library, documents and internet sources.