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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,... 
11 May 2016- Reply to the to the accusation made by the Saudi delegation in the Security Council Open Debate on “Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts: Countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism”
Reply to the to the accusation made by the Saudi delegation in the Security Council Open Debate on “Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts: Countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism” New York, 11 May 2016 Mr. President, I am taking... 
11 May 2016- Statement by H.E. Mr. Gh. Hosein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Security Council Open Debate on “Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts: Countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism”
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gh. Hosein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran  in the Security Council Open Debate on “Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts: Countering the narratives... 
11 May 2016- Statement by Mr. Mahmoud Dibaei, First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations before the High-Level Thematic Debate of the General Assembly on the United Nations, Peace and Security
Statement by Mr. Mahmoud Dibaei, First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations before the High-Level Thematic Debate of the General Assembly on the United Nations, Peace and Security New York- 11 May 2016 Mr. President At the outset,... 
11 May 2016- Statement by Mr. Abbas Yazdani First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations before the Fifth Committee on agenda item 136, “Improving the financial situation of the United Nations: Secretariat statement”
Statement by Mr. Abbas Yazdani First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations before the Fifth Committee on agenda item 136, “Improving the financial situation of the United Nations: Secretariat statement” New York- 11 May 2016 In... 
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 Immunity The Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement rejects the illegal practice... 
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,... 
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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]

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]