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28 April 2016- Letter of H.E. Dr. M. Javad Zarif, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addressed to UN Secretary-GeneralH. E. Ban Ki Moon
In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful 28 April 2016 H.E. Mr. Ban Ki Moon Secretary-General United Nations New York Excellency, In the past few years, the United States has persistently engaged in a dangerous practice of defying international law and order by allowing,... 
26 April 2016- Statement by Mr. Hossein Maleki, First Counselor Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran Before Committee on Information 38th Annual Session
Statement by Mr. Hossein Maleki, First Counselor Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran Before Committee on Information 38th Annual Session New York, 26 April 2016 In the Name of God the Compassionate the Merciful Mr. Chairman, I would like to begin by wishing you success... 
21 April 2016- Statement by H.E. Dr. M. Javad ZARIF Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the occasion of “High Level Thematic Debate on the Sustainable Development Goals”
Statement by H.E. Dr. M. Javad ZARIF Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the occasion of “High Level Thematic Debate on the Sustainable Development Goals” New York, 21 April 2016   In the Name of God, the most Compassionate, the most Merciful   Mr.... 
18 April 2016- Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamhossein Dehghani, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations On behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement before the Security Council Open Debate on “Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question”
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamhossein Dehghani,  Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations  On behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement before the Security Council Open Debate on “Situation in the Middle East, including the... 
14 April 2016- Statement by: H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations to the Security Council Open Debate on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement on“Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts”
Ambassador and Permanent Representative  of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations to the  Security Council Open Debate on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement on“Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts”  14 April 2016    Mr. President, I... 
12 April 2016- Statement by H.E. Mr. Golam Ali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Organization At the Forty Ninth Session of The Commission on Population and Development Items 4: General debate on national experience in population matters: “Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda”
Statement by H.E. Mr. Golam Ali Khoshroo Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Organization At the Forty Ninth Session of The Commission on Population and Development Items 4:  General debate on national experience in population... 
5 April, 2016- Statement by H.E. Mr. G. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Before the Substantive Session of the United Nations Disarmament Commission
Statement by H.E. Mr. G. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Before the Substantive Session of the United Nations Disarmament Commission New York, 5 April, 2016 In the name of God, the Most Compassionate,... 
28 March 2016 – Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on “The Role of Women in Prevention and Resolution of Conflict in Africa”
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on “The Role of Women in Prevention and Resolution of Conflict in Africa”  28 March 2016  Mr. President, I have... 
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Iran’s Salehi, IAEA’s Amano meet, discuss JCPOA implementation

Iran’s Salehi, IAEA’s Amano meet, discuss JCPOA implementation Press TV- (Thu May 5, 2016) The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have discussed the implementation of Iran's nuclear [more]

28 April 2016- Letter of H.E. Dr. M. Javad Zarif, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addressed to UN Secretary-GeneralH. E. Ban Ki Moon

In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful 28 April 2016 H.E. Mr. Ban Ki Moon Secretary-General United Nations New York Excellency, In the past few years, the United States has [more]

Arms, financial aid to terrorist groups must end: Iran official

Arms, financial aid to terrorist groups must end: Iran official Press TV (Thu Apr 28, 2016 )- Iranian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Morteza Sarmadi says arms and financial assistance to terrorist groups operating in the Middle East region must stop. Sarmadi made [more]

Tehran, Rome pen deals on major economic exchange

Tehran, Rome pen deals on major economic exchange Press TV (Wed Apr 13, 2016)- The Islamic Republic of Iran and Italy have signed 12 major agreements in various sectors of economy. The agreements were inked on Wednesday in the presence of Minister of [more]

Europeans’ visits to Iran must yield tangible results: Leader

Europeans’ visits to Iran must yield tangible results: Leader Press TV (Tue Apr 12, 2016 )-  Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has criticized visits by European delegations to Iran for not yielding tangible and practical results, [more]

Iran’s Rouhani to attend 13th OIC summit in Istanbul

Iran’s Rouhani to attend 13th OIC summit in Istanbul Press TV (Tue Apr 12, 2016 )- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will participate in the 13th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the Turkish city of Istanbul. President Rouhani is [more]

Iran, Kazakhstan share views on regional issues

Iran, Kazakhstan share views on regional issues Press TV (Mon Apr 11, 2016)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and Kazakhstan hold common positions on regional developments. Rouhani made the remarks following the conclusion of [more]

US must stop supporting terrorism, leave region: Iran

US must stop supporting terrorism, leave region: Iran Press TV (Sat Apr 9, 2016)- Iran has lashed out at US Secretary of State John Kerry for accusing Tehran of destabilizing the Middle East, saying Washington needs to stop supporting terrorist groups and [more]

Iran ready to help resolve Karabakh crisis: FM Zarif

Iran ready to help resolve Karabakh crisis: FM Zarif Press TV (Tue Apr 5, 2016)- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran is ready to help restore calm to the Karabakh region, which has been the scene of deadly fighting between Armenia-backed and [more]

Canada regrets cutting ties with Iran, wants to re-engage

Canada regrets cutting ties with Iran, wants to re-engage Press TV (Wed Mar 30, 2016)- Canada’s foreign minister says his country’s 2012 move to cut diplomatic ties with Iran has had no positive consequences whatsoever, expressing articulate willingness for [more]

Iranian president's visit to Austria postponed

Iranian president's visit to Austria postponed Press TV (Tue Mar 29, 2016)- A planned two-day visit to the Austrian capital, Vienna, by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has been put off to a 'more appropriate' time. President Rouhani’s trip to [more]

Iran’s Rouhani urges lasting ceasefire in Syria

Iran’s Rouhani urges lasting ceasefire in Syria Press TV (Mon Mar 28, 2016)- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has called for the continuation of ceasefire in Syria and acceleration of political negotiations to end a foreign-backed war that has gripped [more]

21 March 2016- Statement by H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on the Occasion of Nowruz

21 March 2016- Statement by H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on the Occasion of NowruzStatement by H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on the Occasion of Nowruz (ECOSOC Chamber, 21 March 2016) Mr. [more]

The United Nations Secretary-General remarks at commemoration of the International Day of Nowruz

The United Nations Secretary-General remarks at commemoration of the International Day of Nowruz 21 March 2016- Happy Nowruz, everyone!   This is a wonderful occasion to celebrate together. Today we join hundreds of millions of people around the world marking Nowruz. Everyone can take [more]

Iran expects ‘practical’ Canada steps before ties reset

Iran expects ‘practical’ Canada steps before ties reset Press TV (Thu Mar 17, 2016 )- Iran welcomes Canada’s willingness to resume ties with the Islamic Republic, but expects Ottawa to take practical steps first. On March 9, Canadian Prime Minister Justin [more]

Iran’s Guardian Council validates results for Experts Assembly elections

Iran’s Guardian Council validates results for Experts Assembly elections Press TV (Thu Mar 17, 2016 )- Iran’s Guardian Council, which oversees elections and legislation, has validated the results for last month’s Assembly of Experts elections. In a letter to the Interior [more]

Press Release

Press Release Pursuant to a campaign of disinformation that followed the recent missile test-launches by the Iranian military forces, the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations would [more]

Zarif holds talks with Indonesian president

Zarif holds talks with Indonesian president Press TV (Mon Mar 7, 2016)- Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo to discuss bilateral ties and regional issues of mutual interest. The meeting was [more]

GCC branding of Hezbollah as terrorist a new mistake: Iran

GCC branding of Hezbollah as terrorist a new mistake: Iran Press TV (Thu Mar 3, 2016)- Iran says a decision by Persian Gulf Arab states to brand Lebanon's Hezbollah as a terrorist group is a "new mistake" that will undermine peace in the region and unity [more]

Iranians to vote in parliament, Assembly of Experts elections

Iranians to vote in parliament, Assembly of Experts elections Press TV (Thu Feb 25, 2016 )- Iranians are going to the polls on Friday to vote in two crucial elections after a week of campaigning by candidates who largely got down to brass tacks. Voting for the [more]

Syria truce must cut aid to terrorists: Iran's president

Syria truce must cut aid to terrorists: Iran's president Press TV (Wed Feb 24, 2016 )- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for an effective supervision of the truce deal planned for Syria, saying the terrorists should not use the lull in the fighting [more]

Iran’s Zarif arrives in Germany to attend talks on Syria

Iran’s Zarif arrives in Germany to attend talks on Syria Press TV (Thu Feb 11, 2016 )- Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Munich to participate in the meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) and the Munich Security [more]

Iran’s Rouhani calls for further and closer global ties

Iran’s Rouhani calls for further and closer global ties Press TV (Wed Feb 10, 2016)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for further friendly ties with neighboring countries and all the nations across the globe. Rouhani made the comments during a [more]

Foreign ground intervention to intensify Syria crisis: Iran

Foreign ground intervention to intensify Syria crisis: Iran Press TV (Mon Feb 8, 2016)- Iran has warned against any foreign ground incursion in Syria without the approval of the Syrian government, saying the move would only intensify the crisis in the [more]