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8 February 2016- Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamhossein Dehghani, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamhossein Dehghani, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations under agenda item 3a of the 54th Session of the Commission on Social Development: Rethinking and strengthening social development... 
26 January 2016- statement by H.E. Mr. H. Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN before the Security Council on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) on “Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question”
statement by H.E. Mr. G.H. Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of the Islamic  Republic of Iran to the UN before the Security Council on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) on “Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question” 26 January 2016 Mr.... 
19 January 2016- Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations On Behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement in the Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict
 Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations On Behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement in the Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict  19 January 2016 Mr.... 
15 January 2016- Statement by His Excellency Gholamali Khoshroo Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations in the informal meeting of the General Assembly on the Secretary General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism
 Statement by His Excellency Gholamali Khoshroo Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations in the informal meeting of the General Assembly on the Secretary General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism New York- 15... 
14 January 2016- Statement made by Mr. Mohammad Hassani Nejad Pirkouhi Counsellor, Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the meeting of the Group of 77 and China on 2016 major issues and priorities
 Statement made by Mr. Mohammad Hassani Nejad Pirkouhi Counsellor, Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the meeting of the Group of 77 and China on 2016 major issues and priorities (14 January 2016)   In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful  Mr. Ambassador, Since... 
04 January 2016- Letter to the UN Secretary-General with regard to the recent incidents involving the premises of the Consulate General and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
In the name of God, the most Compassionate, the most Merciful No: 3319                                                                                                                  04... 
23 December 2015- Statement by Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran on resolution A/Res/70/234:”Situation of Human Rights in Syria” before the Seventieth Session of the General Assembly
Statement by Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran on resolution A/Res/70/234:”Situation of Human Rights in Syria” before the Seventieth Session of the General Assembly New York, (23 December 2015) In the name of God, the most Compassionate, the most Merciful Mr.... 
23 December 2015- Explanation of Vote by Mr. Abbas Yazdani, First Secretary Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations before the General Assembly (Fifth Committee matters) on Special Advisor on Responsibility to Protect (R2P)
Explanation of Vote by Mr. Abbas Yazdani, First Secretary  Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations before the General Assembly (Fifth Committee matters) on Special Advisor on Responsibility to Protect (R2P), Agenda Item 134 New York, 23 December 2015 Mr.... 
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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]

Greek premier hails Iran’s role in fighting terrorism

Greek premier hails Iran’s role in fighting terrorism Press TV (Mon Feb 8, 2016)- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says the role of Iran in fighting terrorism in the Middle East region is highly noteworthy. The Islamic Republic “can be a stabilizing [more]

Iran, Britain to resume issuing visa soon: Zarif

Iran, Britain to resume issuing visa soon: Zarif Press TV (Fri Feb 5, 2016 )- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Britain will resume issuing visas for the two countries’ citizens “within the next few weeks.” Zarif made [more]

Diplomacy only solution to Syria crisis: Iran

Diplomacy only solution to Syria crisis: Iran Press TV (Thu Feb 4, 2016)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a political approach through intra-Syrian dialogue is the only solution to the crisis in Syria. Addressing a donor [more]

Arms, financial supply to terrorists must be blocked: Iran's Rouhani

Arms, financial supply to terrorists must be blocked: Iran's Rouhani Press TV (Wed Feb 3, 2016)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has described terrorism as a serious threat to the entire world, including Europe, calling for measures to stop financial and arms supply to [more]

Iran wants Saudi to drop hostile policies: Zarif

Iran wants Saudi to drop hostile policies: Zarif Press TV (Tue Feb 2)- The Iranian foreign minister says Saudi Arabia must drop its hostile policies against the Islamic Republic. “Saudi Arabia has been pursuing hostile policies against Iran. The [more]

JCPOA implementation, political victory for Iran: Rouhani

JCPOA implementation, political victory for Iran: Rouhani Press TV (Sun Jan 17, 2016)- Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the implementation of the nuclear agreement between the country and the P5+1 group of countries, dubbed the Joint Comprehensive [more]

Chinese President Xi set to visit Iran: Ministry

Chinese President Xi set to visit Iran: Ministry Press TV -(Fri Jan 15, 2016) Chinese President Xi Jinping is going to pay an official visit to Iran next week to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on a range of bilateral [more]

EU extends freeze on Iran sanctions

EU extends freeze on Iran sanctions Press TV -(Fri Jan 15, 2016) The European Union has extended a freeze it has placed on some of its nuclear-related sanctions against Iran by two weeks. The bloc had originally suspended the bans to [more]

Iran denounces deadly terror attacks in Indonesian capital

Iran denounces deadly terror attacks in Indonesian capital Press TV- (Thu Jan 14, 2016) Iran has strongly condemned the recent string of deadly explosions that rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, saying the perpetrators of the “inhumane” act must be [more]

US sailors drifting into Iran waters not hostile: Spokesman

US sailors drifting into Iran waters not hostile: SpokesmanPress TV -(Wed Jan 13, 2016) Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the drifting of the US vessels into Iran’s territorial waters was no “hostile” act. “It was established that their presence in [more]

JCPOA implementation expected at weekend: Iran

JCPOA implementation expected at weekend: Iran Press TV -(Wed Jan 13, 2016) A senior Iranian official says implementation day for Tehran's historic nuclear deal with six world powers will not go beyond this weekend.  “The affairs are under way at [more]

Saudi Arabia actively sponsors terrorism, Zarif says

Saudi Arabia actively sponsors terrorism, Zarif says Press TV -(Mon Jan 11, 2016 ) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says some in Saudi Arabia are determined to drag the entire Middle East into confrontation. In an OP-ED for the New York [more]

Saudi seeks to impose own will on other nations: Iran

Saudi seeks to impose own will on other nations: Iran Press TV -(Mon Jan 11, 2016) Following the recent Arab League statement against the Islamic Republic, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari says Saudi Arabia seeks to impose its own [more]

Iran censures 'deliberate' Saudi raid on mission in Sana’a

Iran censures 'deliberate' Saudi raid on mission in Sana’a Press TV -(Thu Jan 7, 2016) Iran has roundly condemned a “deliberate” air raid by Saudi warplanes on its embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, which injured a number of security forces guarding the [more]

Press Release

Press Release January 06 2016- President Rouhani chaired today's cabinet meeting and referred to the inappropriate and cruel execution of Sheikh Nimr, saying: “This great scholar was imprisoned with spurious reasons [more]

Iran denies reports of Kuwait downgrading ties

Iran denies reports of Kuwait downgrading ties Press TV -(Tue Jan 5, 2016) The Islamic Republic dismisses media reports that there has been a downgrade in the diplomatic relations between Iran and Kuwait after Saudi Arabia and Bahrain severed [more]

Iran, Denmark express willingness to expand ties

Iran, Denmark express willingness to expand ties Press TV -(Mon Jan 4, 2016) Iran and Denmark have expressed their willingness to enhance bilateral relations in various fields, particularly in economy. Speaking at a Monday joint press conference with [more]

Iran advises Saudi to stop 'hasty' and 'irrational' moves

Iran advises Saudi to stop 'hasty' and 'irrational' moves Press TV -(Mon Jan 4, 2016) Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has called on Saudi officials to stop taking “hasty” and “irrational” measures, in the wake of Riyadh’s decision to [more]

Saudi footprint in all regional crises: Iran's Judiciary chief

Saudi footprint in all regional crises: Iran's Judiciary chief Press TV -(Mon Jan 4, 2016) Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani has slammed Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, saying all conflicts in the region [more]

Iraqis will flush Takfiri terrorists out soon: Iran FM

Iraqis will flush Takfiri terrorists out soon: Iran FM  Press TV- (Tue Dec 29, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed confidence that the Iraqi army and volunteer fighters will recapture all areas in the country from [more]

Iran urges 'smart' approaches to Mideast crises

Iran urges 'smart' approaches to Mideast crises Press TV- (Tue Dec 29, 2015) A senior Iranian official says foreign powers seek to hatch plots to cause harm to Middle East countries, stressing that regional states must adopt "smart" approaches to [more]

UN must be cornerstone in Syria national talks: Iran

UN must be cornerstone in Syria national talks: Iran Press TV -(Fri Dec 25, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the United Nations must play a pivotal role in the Syrian national dialog aimed at finding a settlement to nearly five-year-long crisis in the [more]

Iran slams ‘unlawful’ US bid to seize assets

Iran slams ‘unlawful’ US bid to seize assets Press TV -(Fri Dec 25, 2015) A senior Iranian official has censured US efforts to have Tehran's assets frozen in the country turned over as compensation to American victims of bombings in Lebanon and [more]