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28 June 2016- Statement by Mr. Mohammad Hassani Nejad Pirkouhi. Counsellor, Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN at the UN-WOMEN Annual Session: under Agenda item 2 Mid-term Review of 2014-2017 Strategic Plan
Statement by Mr. Mohammad Hassani Nejad Pirkouhi. Counsellor, Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN at the UN-WOMEN Annual Session: under Agenda item 2 Mid-term Review of 2014-2017 Strategic Plan (New York, 27-28 June 2016)   Mm. President, At the outset, I would... 
21 June 2016- Statement by H.E. Gh. Dehghani, Ambassador and Charge d’Affairs a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations before the informal meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria
Statement by H.E. Gh. Dehghani, Ambassador and Charge d’Affairs a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations before the informal meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria 21 June 2016 Mr.... 
20 June 2016- Statement by Mr. Hossein Maleki, Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran On behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement At the Special Committee on Decolonization (C24) On the issue of Decolonization, including the Question of Puerto Rico
Statement by Mr. Hossein Maleki, Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran On behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement At the Special Committee on Decolonization (C24) On the issue of Decolonization, including the Question of Puerto Rico 20 June 2016, New York In the Name of God,... 
13 June 2016- General Statement by the Islamic Republic of Iran on the Israeli Regime’s Candidacy for Chairmanship of the 6th Committee of the 71st Session of the General Assembly
General Statement by the Islamic Republic of Iran on the Israeli Regime’s Candidacy for Chairmanship of the 6th Committee of the 71st Session of the General Assembly 13 June 2016- New York Mr. Chairman, Allow me to begin by condemning the terrorist attack occurred yesterday... 
10 June 2016- Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations at the United Nations High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations at the United Nations High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS  (New York, 10 June 2016)   delivered on behalf of H.E. Dr. Seyyed Hassan Hashemi Minister of Health of the... 
3 June 2016- Statement by Second Brigadier General Mohsen Fathizadeh, Head of the Delegation of the I.R. Iran to the United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit
 Statement by Second Brigadier General Mohsen Fathizadeh, Head of the Delegation of the I.R. Iran to the United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit 3 June 2016 in New York  In the Name of God, the Compassionate the Merciful Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset I would... 
24 May 2016- Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamhossein Dehghani, Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires, a.i, of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations to the Security Council Open Debate on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement on “UN-AU peace and security cooperation:
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamhossein Dehghani, Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires, a.i, of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations   to the Security Council Open Debate on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement on “UN-AU peace and security cooperation: Chapter VIII... 
16 May 2016 – Statement by Mr. Mohammad Hassani Nejad Pirkouhi Counsellor of the I.R. Iran Mission to the United Nations on Uniting Nations for a Family Friendly World on the Occasion of the International Day of Families
Statement by Mr. Mohammad Hassani Nejad Pirkouhi Counsellor of the I.R. Iran Mission to the United Nations on Uniting Nations for a Family Friendly World on the Occasion of the International Day of Families (Monday 16 May 2016 – ECOSOC Chamber)  In the Name of God, the Compassionate,... 
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Iranian President Rouhani urges firm action over Saudi embassy raids

Iranian President Rouhani urges firm action over Saudi embassy raids Press TV- (Tue Jun 28, 2016 ) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for firm judicial action against the individuals involved in raids on Saudi diplomatic perimeters in two Iranian cities back in [more]

Jordan wants to boost diplomatic ties with Iran

Press TV- (Tue Jun 21, 2016) Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh says his country seeks to boost diplomatic relations with Iran. Judeh, who is also Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister, made the comments [more]

Iran MPs rap UN removal of Saudi Arabia from child abuse list

Iran MPs rap UN removal of Saudi Arabia from child abuse list Press TV- (Tue Jun 21, 2016) Over 200 Iranian lawmakers have condemned the United Nations for removing Saudi Arabia from a blacklist for overwhelmingly violating children’s rights in Yemen, a member of [more]

Iran’s Foreign Ministry appoints new spokesman

Iran’s Foreign Ministry appoints new spokesman Press TV- (Sun Jun 19, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has appointed the Foreign Ministry's new spokesman, who will also head the ministry's Center for Public and Media [more]

Anti-terror fight requires common global strategy: Iran

Anti-terror fight requires common global strategy: Iran Press TV- (Tue Jun 14, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the fight against extremism and terrorism requires a common global strategy. “All must understand that this (terrorism) [more]

‘Iran, Russia, Syria resolute in fighting terror’

‘Iran, Russia, Syria resolute in fighting terror’ Press TV- (Fri Jun 10, 2016) Iran’s top security chief says a trilateral meeting of defense ministers in Tehran indicates that Russia, Syria and Iran are determined in countering Takfiri [more]

Iran renews call for rationality over Mideast crises

Iran renews call for rationality over Mideast crises Press TV- (Tue Jun 7, 2016) A senior Iranian diplomat has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s stance on the necessity of solving conflicts in the Middle East through rationality and diplomacy. Iranian [more]

Iran sole country in Middle East with free elections: Zarif

Iran sole country in Middle East with free elections: Zarif Press TV- (Wed Jun 1, 2016) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is the sole country in the Middle East region with free elections. The top Iranian diplomat made the [more]

Iran FM urges US to take more steps over nuclear deal

Iran FM urges US to take more steps over nuclear deal Press TV- (Tue May 31, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US should take more steps toward   guaranteeing trade and banking relations with Iran under last year’s nuclear [more]

UN official stresses Iran’s role in Syria peace process

UN official stresses Iran’s role in Syria peace process Press TV- (Thu May 26, 2016) A senior UN official has emphasized Iran’s role in efforts to resolve the deadly crisis in Syria, saying Tehran’s initiatives could facilitate the peace process. Ramzi [more]

Iran, India, Afghanistan sign Chabahar transit agreement

Press TV- (Mon May 23, 2016 ) Iran, India and Afghanistan sign a key trilateral deal, known as the Chabahar agreement, to establish a strategic transit and transport route connecting the three [more]

Iran condemns Daesh terror attacks in Baghdad

Iran condemns Daesh terror attacks in Baghdad Press TV- (Wed May 18, 2016 ) Iran has condemned an intensified wave of terror attacks affecting the Iraqi capital and its surroundings, urging more international support for the violence-torn Arab [more]

Presidents of Iran, Croatia call for closer anti-terror cooperation

Presidents of Iran, Croatia call for closer anti-terror cooperation Press TV- (Wed May 18) Iran and Croatia have emphasized their determination to step up Tehran-Zagreb cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism, particularly in the troubled Middle East [more]

Global opposition to Israel good omen: Iran

Global opposition to Israel good omen: Iran Press TV- (Mon May 16, 2016) Iran has welcomed the growing wave of international opposition to the Israeli regime’s continued illegal settlement construction in the occupied Palestinian [more]

Foreign intervention behind Takfiri rise: Iran

Foreign intervention behind Takfiri rise: Iran Press TV -(Thu May 12, 2016) Iran says foreign military intervention in the Middle East is behind the rise of extremist and terrorist networks. Addressing a UN Security Council open debate [more]

Iran FM hails Germany stance on Mideast realities

Iran FM hails Germany stance on Mideast realities Press TV- (Tue May 10, 2016 )Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hails Germany’s stance on the current realities in the Middle East, saying Berlin plays a pivotal role in regional and [more]

5 May 2016- Communiqué by the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement inRejection of Unilateral Actions by the United States in Contravention of International Law, in Particular the Principle of State Immunity

Communiqué by the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement inRejection of Unilateral Actions by the United States in Contravention of International Law, in Particular the Principle of State [more]

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]