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19 May 2015
Letter  (No. 2026 ) from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Secretary-General of the United Nations  and President of the Security Council  Regarding  the provocative and aggressive statement made by Israeli defense minister on 5 May 2015 ... 
5 May 2015
Statement by H.E. Gh. Dehghani Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Before the Plenary meeting of the General Assembly Seventieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War: “Special solemn meeting of the General... 
28 April 2015
 Statement by Mr. Hossein Maleki, First Counselor Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran Before the Committee on Information the37th Annual Session 28 April 20154,New York In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful Madam Under-Secretary General, Distinguished... 
27 April 2015
 Statement by H.E. Dr. Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Before the 2015 NPT Review Conference on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons 27 April 2015,New York   In the Name... 
23 April 2015
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran before the UN Security Council on the role of the youth in combating violent extremism and Promoting Peace 23 April 2015,New York In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate,... 
21 April 2015
Statement by H. E. Gholamali Khoshroo Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Before the High-Level Thematic Debate of the General Assembly on Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation 21 April 2015,New York   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate,... 
17 April 2015
Text of The letter from H. E. Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif  Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran to H.E. Mr.Ban Ki-moon Secretary-General of the United Nations regarding yemen crisis dated 17 April 2015  In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful H.E.... 
16 April 2015
Statement by H.E. Mr. G. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations at NYU Model United Nations Conference 16 April 2015,New York In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful   Good... 
14 April 2015
Letter  (No. 1847 ) from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations with reference to the letter dated 31 March 2015 from the Permanent Mission of Yemen to the United Nations and its attachment which contains unfounded allegations... 
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Era of violence, extremism over: Iran president

Era of violence, extremism over: Iran president Press TV -(Tue May 26, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation supports peace and constructive interaction with the world, stressing that the era of violence and extremism has [more]

Iranian foreign minister urges new bids for permanent Yemen ceasefire

Iranian foreign minister urges new bids for permanent Yemen ceasefire Press TV -(Tue May 26, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says new solutions must be sought in order to bring about a permanent ceasefire in Yemen and facilitate the delivery of [more]

Iran, Oman sign maritime demarcation agreement

Iran, Oman sign maritime demarcation agreement Press TV -(Tue May 26, 2015) Iran and Oman have signed an agreement to demarcate their maritime borders in the Sea of Oman. The agreement will "institutionalize and promote Tehran-Muscat relations,” [more]

Iran summons Saudi envoy over attack near embassy in Yemen

Iran summons Saudi envoy over attack near embassy in Yemen Press TV -(Tue May 26, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia’s envoy in Tehran to protest against a rocket attack near the Iranian embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. The [more]

National unity govt. needed in Yemen: Iranian diplomat

National unity govt. needed in Yemen: Iranian diplomat Press TV -(Tue May 26, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s support for the Yemeni people, saying an inclusive national unity government should be formed in the [more]

Iran FM slams UNSC's unprincipled approach to Mideast

Iran FM slams UNSC's unprincipled approach to Mideast Press TV -(Mon May 25, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized the UN Security Council for pursuing discriminatory and unprincipled approaches to conflicts in the Middle [more]

Iran to intervene if ISIL nears borders: Minister

Iran to intervene if ISIL nears borders: Minister Press TV -(Mon May 25, 2015) Iran’s interior minister says the Islamic Republic will step in if the ISIL Takfiri terrorists advance to within 40 kilometers of the country’s borders. “We have [more]

Iran backing Iraq anti-terror bid with all might: Official

Iran backing Iraq anti-terror bid with all might: Official Press TV -(Mon May 25, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic supports Iraq in its battle against terrorism with “all might.” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and [more]

Iran pursuing removal of sanctions through diplomacy: Rouhani

Iran pursuing removal of sanctions through diplomacy: Rouhani Press TV -(Sun May 24, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s resolve to pursue, through diplomacy, the removal of the unfair restrictions imposed on its economic [more]

Leader warns of plots to sow discord among Muslims

Leader warns of plots to sow discord among Muslims Press TV -(Sat May 23, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned that enemies of Islam are pursuing plots to sow discord among Muslim nations. Some heads of Muslim [more]

Obama’s anti-Iran remarks meant to foment tension in Mideast: Afkham

Obama’s anti-Iran remarks meant to foment tension in Mideast: Afkham Press TV -(Sat May 23, 2015) Iran has dismissed recent allegations by US President Barack Obama that the Islamic Republic seeks to take advantage of instability in the Middle East. “The Islamic [more]

US, UK, Canada to blame for failure of NPT Review Conference: Iran official

US, UK, Canada to blame for failure of NPT Review Conference: Iran official Press TV -(Sat May 23, 2015) A senior Iranian official has blamed the US, the UK and Canada for the failure of the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to adopt [more]

Iran not to succumb to excessive demands: Zarif

Iran not to succumb to excessive demands: Zarif Press TV -(Fri May 22, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will not give in to excessive demands in negotiations over the country’s nuclear program. “Time [more]

Tehran, Moscow call for end to Saudi attacks on Yemen

Tehran, Moscow call for end to Saudi attacks on Yemen Press TV -(Fri May 22, 2015) The Islamic Republic of Iran and Russia have demanded an immediate cessation of the Saudi airstrikes against Yemen. On Friday, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and [more]

Iran backs UN-brokered Yemen talks, warns of foreign meddling

Iran backs UN-brokered Yemen talks, warns of foreign meddling Press TV -(Fri May 22, 2015) A senior Iranian official has pledged the Islamic Republic’s support for the UN-brokered talks on Yemen, but slammed any foreign interference in the negotiations aimed at [more]

Iran won’t sign on to deal allowing access to military sites: Rouhani

Iran won’t sign on to deal allowing access to military sites: Rouhani Press TV -(Thu May 21, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will never sign a nuclear deal with the P5+1 countries that would allow foreign access to the country’s [more]

Iran FM calls for ‘active, independent’ UN role in Yemen

Iran FM calls for ‘active, independent’ UN role in Yemen Press TV -(Thu May 21, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged the United Nations to intensify efforts to solve the crisis in Yemen, emphasizing the need for a halt to deadly Saudi [more]

Amos meets with Zarif over Saudi war on Yemen

Amos meets with Zarif over Saudi war on Yemen Press TV -(Wed May 20, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held a meeting with visiting UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie [more]

Iran’s 1st aid plane for Yemen to land in Djibouti: Official

Iran’s 1st aid plane for Yemen to land in Djibouti: Official Press TV -(Thu May 21, 2015) A senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official says the country’s first cargo plane carrying humanitarian aid to crisis-hit Yemen is set to land in Djibouti. Iran’s [more]

Iran allows no foreign inspection of military sites: Leader

Iran allows no foreign inspection of military sites: Leader Press TV -(Wed May 20, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran will not allow any inspections by foreigners of its military sites. “They (P5+1 countries) are [more]

Outcome of N-talks to be glory for Iran: President Rouhani

Outcome of N-talks to be glory for Iran: President Rouhani Press TV -(Wed May 20, 2015) The outcome of the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 group on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program will be “glory” for the Iranian nation, Iran’s President [more]

Israel implicitly admits having nukes: Iran's UN envoy

Israel implicitly admits having nukes: Iran's UN envoy Press TV -(Wed May 20, 2015) A recent suggestion by the Israeli minister of military affairs that Tel Aviv might drop a nuclear bomb on Iran exposes the regime’s possession of nuclear weapons, says [more]

Iran will spare no effort to help Iraq in fighting terror: Afkham

Iran will spare no effort to help Iraq in fighting terror: Afkham Press TV -(Wed May 20, 2015) Iran has stressed its commitment to contribute to the anti-terror campaign, saying it spares no effort to render assistance to Iraq in the battle against extremist and [more]

Hezbollah chief praises Iran for supporting Lebanese resistance

Hezbollah chief praises Iran for supporting Lebanese resistance Press TV -(Tue May 19, 2015) The secretary general of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement has praised Iran’s support for the resistance front. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remark in a meeting with Ali [more]