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18 November 2014
Statement by H.E. Mr. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Third Committee during the consideration on draft resolution L. 33 18 November 2014, New York.   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful   Madam... 
6 November 2014
Statement by H.E. Mr. G.H. Dehghani,Ambassador & Charge d’Affairesa.i. of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations, onbehalf of the Non-Aligned Movement Before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee on Item 51: “Report of the Special Committee to Investigate... 
5 November 2013
Statement by Mr. Mesbah Ansari Counselor of The Permanent Mission of The Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations At The Third Committee of the 69thSession of the UNGA Agenda item 61 on UN High Commissioner for Refugees 5 November 2013, New York.   In the Name of God, the... 
4 November 2014
Statement by Mr. Hossein Maleki, First Counselor Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement Before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee on Item 50: “United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near... 
3 November 2014
Statement by Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran Before the Third committee of the 69th Session of the GA Agenda Item 66 a&b: Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance 3 November 2014, New York.   In the Name of God, the Most... 
30 October 2014
Statement by Mr. Hossein Maleki, Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee on the agenda item 52: “Comprehensive review of the whole question of Peacekeeping operations in all their aspects” 69th Session of the United... 
31 October 2014
Statement by The Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran Panel discussion on  “Promoting accountability at all levels: monitoring the post-2015 development agenda” Second Committee of the 69th Session of the General Assembly of the UN 31 October 2014, New York.   In the... 
30 October 2014
Statement by the Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the Agenda Item 68(c): Human Rights Situations and Reports of Special Rapporteurs and Special Representatives 30 October 2014, New York.   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful Madam Chairperson, My... 
29 October 2014
Statement by the Islamic Republic of Iran on the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 before Third Committee of the 69th session of the UNGA  29 October 2014, New York.   In the Name of God, the Most... 
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Iran favors secure, stable Afghanistan: Envoy

Iran favors secure, stable Afghanistan: Envoy Press TV -(Fri Nov 21, 2014) Iran says it favors a secure, stable and progressing Afghanistan, urging all Afghan political groups to work toward a better future for the country.   Addressing a [more]

NAM reaffirms countries’ right to nuclear energy

NAM reaffirms countries’ right to nuclear energy Press TV -(Fri Nov 21, 2014) The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has reaffirmed the “undeniable right” of all countries to nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. “The NAM stresses the basic and [more]

P5+1 should grab Iran nuclear talks chance: Larijani

P5+1 should grab Iran nuclear talks chance: Larijani Press TV -(Thu Nov 20, 2014) Iran's Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says it is in the interest of the P5+1 group of world powers to reach a final agreement with Tehran over the Islamic [more]

Iran calls UN human rights resolution ‘biased’

Iran calls UN human rights resolution ‘biased’ Press TV -(Thu Nov 20, 2014) Iran has slammed a resolution by the United Nations General Assembly's rights committee on alleged human rights violations in the country. Iranian Foreign Ministry [more]

Iran to allow IAEA inspectors into Marivan site

Iran to allow IAEA inspectors into Marivan site Press TV -(Thu Nov 20, 2014) A high-ranking Iranian nuclear official says the Islamic Republic is prepared for further cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), allowing the UN [more]

Iran nuclear deal possible if excessive demands not pressed: Rouhani

Iran nuclear deal possible if excessive demands not pressed: Rouhani Press TV -(Wed Nov 19, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says a comprehensive deal over Tehran’s nuclear energy program is possible should six world powers not put forward excessive demands. "If [more]

Iran: UN human rights resolution hostile, politically-motivated

Iran: UN human rights resolution hostile, politically-motivated Press TV -(Wed Nov 19, 2014) Iran has rejected as “hostile” and “politically-motivated” a Canada-drafted UN resolution on alleged human rights abuses in the Islamic Republic, saying Ottawa [more]

Groundwork laid for Third Intifada: Iran

Groundwork laid for Third Intifada: Iran Press TV -(Wed Nov 19, 2014) Iran says the Israeli regime, through its impudent actions, has caused the groundwork for the Third Palestinian Intifada (uprising) to be laid. “The Zionist regime [of [more]

Final nuclear deal must lift anti-Iran bans: Official

Final nuclear deal must lift anti-Iran bans: Official Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) A senior Iranian official says the ongoing talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers should annul all the “cruel sanctions” imposed on Tehran over its [more]

Iran FM raps Israel’s provocative acts in al-Quds, al-Aqsa

Iran FM raps Israel’s provocative acts in al-Quds, al-Aqsa Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced the Israeli regime’s illegal and provocative measures against the Palestinian people in al-Quds (Jerusalem) [more]

P5+1’s political will needed for final nuclear deal: Iran FM

P5+1’s political will needed for final nuclear deal: Iran FM Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister has described as “useful” his latest nuclear talks with Catherine Ashton, the chief negotiator of the P5+1 group, stressing the importance of [more]

Final nuclear deal possible before deadline: Iran FM

Final nuclear deal possible before deadline: Iran FM Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it is possible to reach a final nuclear deal before the November 24 deadline should six world powers show political [more]

Iran Judiciary rejects media propaganda on Qavami case

Iran Judiciary rejects media propaganda on Qavami case Press TV -(Tue Nov 18, 2014) Tehran Prosecutor’s Office has rejected media propaganda on reasons behind the arrest of Ghoncheh Qavami, saying the Iranian-British national has been taken into custody [more]

Ayatollah Khamenei warns against Islamophobia

Ayatollah Khamenei warns against Islamophobia Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned against enemy plots aimed at spreading Islamophobia. “Global ill-wishers and bullying powers are [more]

Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks progressing: Larijani

Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks progressing: Larijani Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program are [more]

China must play more active role in Iran deal: VP

China must play more active role in Iran deal: VP Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014)  Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says China should play a more active role to help Iran and the P5+1 group of countries reach a comprehensive deal on [more]

Iran, China must boost anti-terrorism cooperation: Official

Iran, China must boost anti-terrorism cooperation: Official Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014) A senior Iranian official says Iran and China are bent on strengthening their cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism in the Middle East. “Cooperation [more]

Final nuclear deal must respect Iran's rights: Shamkhani

Final nuclear deal must respect Iran's rights: Shamkhani Press TV -(Sun Nov 16, 2014) A senior Iranian official has stressed the importance of lifting all “cruel” sanctions against Iran, saying any final nuclear deal with the P5+1 group must recognize [more]

IAEA removes UAE’s fake name for Persian Gulf islands

IAEA removes UAE’s fake name for Persian Gulf islands Press TV -(Sat Nov 15, 2014)  The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has removed a fake name used by the United Arab Emirates for three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf. The UN [more]

All countries should have right to nuclear energy: Rouhani

All countries should have right to nuclear energy: Rouhani Press TV -(Thu Nov 13, 2014) Iran says all countries should benefit from peaceful nuclear energy within the framework of the regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the [more]

Iran criticizes use of sanctions as tool for political gains

Iran criticizes use of sanctions as tool for political gains Press TV -(Thu Nov 13, 2014) Iranian Deputy Ambassador to the UN Gholam-Hossein Dehqani has criticized the use of sanctions as a tool for political gains. Addressing a UN General Assembly session on [more]