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14 April 2014
Letter by H.E. Ambassador Gholamhossein Dehghani to Secretary-General of the United Nations to be circulate as an official document of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly, under agenda item 166         14 April 2014 , New York   In the Name of God, the Most... 
14 April 2014
Statement by Mr. Mesbah Ansari Counselor at the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Forty Seventh Session of The Commission on Population and Development Item 4- General Debate  14 April 2014,New York In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate,... 
7 April 2014
 Statement by H.E. Mr. G. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaire a.i. of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Before the 2014 Substantive Session of the United Nations Disarmament Commission  7 April  2014 , New York   In the Name of God, the Most... 
4 April 2014
Interventions by the Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran On 19 Focus Areas as clustered by the Co-chairs At the 10th Session of the OWG 31 March to 4 April 2014 , New York   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful   General Comments on Methodology: At... 
16 March 2014
 Statement by H.E. Mr. G. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaire a.i.  the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations On “The Situation in Afghanistan” Before the Security Council of the United Nations 16 March 2014, New York   In the Name of... 
14 March 2014
Statement by H.E. Mr. G. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaire a.i. Of the Islamic Republic of Iran Before the Informal Meeting of the General Assembly On the ongoing humanitarian and political crisis in Syria 14 March 2014 , New York In the Name of God, the Most... 
10 March 2014
Statement by  H.E. Mrs. Shahindokht Mowlaverdi, Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran for Women and Family Affairs  before the High-level Roundtable on: “Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls”  10... 
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Iran keen to boost defense ties with Azerbaijan: VP

Iran keen to boost defense ties with Azerbaijan: VP Press TV -(Wed Apr 16, 2014) Iranian First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri says Iran is ready to further develop defense ties with the Republic of Azerbaijan. In a meeting with Azeri Defense Minister [more]

Iran deputy FM rejects UK renewed sanctions

Iran deputy FM rejects UK renewed sanctions Press TV -(Wed Apr 16, 2014) An Iranian deputy foreign minister has condemned Britain’s renewed sanctions on Iranian individuals as politically-motivated and biased. The UK Treasury has renewed [more]

World recognizes Iran’s nuclear rights: Rouhani

World recognizes Iran’s nuclear rights: Rouhani Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group shows that the world has recognized the Islamic Republic’s right to peaceful [more]

Iran nuclear accord to benefit entire region: Zarif

Iran nuclear accord to benefit entire region: Zarif Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a widely-expected final nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers will benefit the entire Middle East [more]

Iran urges UN committee meeting on US visa denial

Iran urges UN committee meeting on US visa denial Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iran has requested an urgent meeting of a United Nations committee over the recent decision by the US to deny a visa to the Islamic Republic’s appointee for the position [more]

Iran censures terrorist bomb blasts in Nigeria

Iran censures terrorist bomb blasts in Nigeria Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iran has condemned the “regretful” twin bomb explosions at a bus station outside Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, urging the establishment of peace in the African [more]

Tehran keen on improving ties with London: Deputy FM

Tehran keen on improving ties with London: Deputy FM Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi says the Islamic Republic is eager to develop its diplomatic relations with the [more]

Iran slams Israel’s attack on Palestinians in al-Aqsa

Iran slams Israel’s attack on Palestinians in al-Aqsa Press TV -(Mon Apr 14, 2014) Iran has strongly condemned the Israeli regime’s despicable attack on Palestinians at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in al-Quds (Jerusalem). “Al-Aqsa mosque is in the [more]

Iran can take envoy case to UN: Deputy FM

Iran can take envoy case to UN: Deputy FM Press TV -(Mon Apr 14, 2014) Tehran says it can pursue through the UN the issue of the United States’ visa denial to Iran's newly-appointed envoy to the UN, Hamid Aboutalebi.   “We can follow up [more]

Iran determined to resolve nuclear issue: Rafsanjani

Iran determined to resolve nuclear issue: Rafsanjani Press TV -(Sun Apr 13, 2014) Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has underscored the Islamic Republic’s determination to help resolve the dispute over its [more]

Iran to litigate US over UN pick decision

Iran to litigate US over UN pick decision Press TV -(Sun Apr 13, 2014) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will file a lawsuit against the United States over its decision to deny visa to Tehran’s newly-appointed ambassador to [more]

Iran-UAE FMs to chair 2nd joint commission

Iran-UAE FMs to chair 2nd joint commission Press TV -(Sun Apr 13, 2014) Iran and the United Arab Emirates are set to hold their 2nd high joint commission in Abu Dhabi, a senior Iranian diplomat says. “The second high joint commission between [more]

Iran presents Wind Towers file to UNESCO World Heritage

Iran presents Wind Towers file to UNESCO World Heritage Press TV -(Sun Apr 13, 2014) Iran has presented the historical structure of Wind Towers file to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization. The historical [more]

US visa denial to Iran's UN pick unwise: Iranian mission

US visa denial to Iran's UN pick unwise: Iranian mission Press TV -(Sat Apr 12, 2014) The Iranian mission to the United Nations has condemned Washington’s ‘unwise’ decision to deny visa to Tehran’s newly-appointed UN envoy. In a Saturday statement, [more]

Sensitivity to Iran-Russia ties illogical: Tehran

Sensitivity to Iran-Russia ties illogical: Tehran Press TV -(Fri Apr 11, 2014) Iran has dismissed as “illogical” certain countries’ sensitivity toward Tehran’s cooperation with Russia, saying Tehran-Moscow relations are “running their normal [more]

Iran seeking no alternative for its UN pick: Diplomat

Iran seeking no alternative for its UN pick: Diplomat Press TV -(Sat Apr 12, 2014) Iran is not considering any replacement for its newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations Hamid Aboutalebi who has been denied a visa by the US, a top Iranian [more]

Iran rejects UK Foreign Office human rights report

Iran rejects UK Foreign Office human rights report Press TV -(Fri Apr 11, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denounced a recent report by the UK Foreign Ministry on human rights situation in Iran as biased. Criticizing the report on Friday, Iranian [more]

Iran to receive 5th installment of frozen funds

Iran to receive 5th installment of frozen funds Press TV -(Fri Apr 11, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the Islamic Republic will next week receive the fifth installment of the $4.2-billion blocked funds it was promised as part of an [more]

Iran clears up ambiguities over Arak reactor: AEOI

Iran clears up ambiguities over Arak reactor: AEOI Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iran has offered a scientific and logical proposal to clear up any ambiguities over the country’s Arak heavy-water reactor, a senior Iranian official says. After the [more]

US visa denial to Iran UN envoy unacceptable: Zarif

US visa denial to Iran UN envoy unacceptable: Zarif Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condemned a US decision to deny visa to Tehran’s newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations. Briefing Iranian [more]

Final nuclear deal possible in three months: Zarif

Final nuclear deal possible in three months: Zarif Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a comprehensive agreement between Iran and six major world powers on Tehran’s nuclear energy program can be reached [more]