She was in Iran for President Hassan Rouhani’s introduction on Saturday when she got herself the focal point of consideration on the parliament floor.
Photographs demonstrated Ms Mogherini encompassed by various male MPs, taking photographs.
Numerous web-based social networking clients condemned the MPs, criticizing them or naming their activities “mortifying”.
The Fars news office posted a photograph which numerous online networking clients felt indicated Ms Mogherini disinterested – and named the MPs’ conduct “bizarre”.
One MP, Alireza Salimi, called the conduct “self-surrender toward the West”, and said that a board of trustees on the direct of individuals may test the occurrence – if different MPs gripe that the selfies caused “scorn” for parliament.
The EU has issued various authorizations against Iran over human rights and the nation’s atomic program.
In any case, while Mr Salimi felt the conduct flagged subservience towards a best Western official, numerous via web-based networking media derided the picture of men swarming Ms Mogherini.
One prominent tweet contrasted the picture with a scene from the film Malena, where hordes of men race to light on-screen character Monica Belluci’s cigarette.
Ahmad Mazani, one of the MPs in the disputable pictures, tweeted that administrators had been restricted “from interfacing with exceptional visitors” amid the service – disclosing the hurry to swarm Ms Mogherini at its decision.
Be that as it may, Twitter clients stayed basic, with one answering that the MPs had “humiliated the country”.
Ms Mogherini postured for photographs and made no remark about the online networking dramatization
Hesam Ashena, the social consultant to the president, stated: “This is a social as opposed to a political issue. Each one of those regarded MPs in that selfie ought to be met truly.”
Sadegh Kharrazi, a consultant to reformist previous President Mohammad Khatami, proposed that every Iranian Mp experience “an instructional class on sets of accepted rules and general good esteems”.
Ms Mogherini – who has constructed nearer ties between the EU and Iran since his arrangement – discharged an announcement about the visit to Iran, yet made no remark about the related contention.