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21 October 2014
 Statement by H.E. Mr. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of the I. R. Iran to the UN before the Security Council Open Debate on “Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question” 21 October 2014, New York.   In the Name of God, the Most... 
20 October 2014
Statement by the Islamic Republic of Iran  before the Third committee of the 69th Session of the UNGA Agenda Item 65 a&b: Rights of Indigenous Peoples 20 October 2014, New York.   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful   Mr. Chairman, At the outset, I... 
17 October 2014
Statement by Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran before the Third Committee of the 69th  Session of the GA On Agenda item 64: a) Promotion and protection of the rights of the children & b) Follow – up to the outcome of the special session of the GA on children  17... 
14 October 2014
 Statement by Forouzandeh Vadiati Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Agenda Item 27( a&b): Advancement of Women& Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the twenty – third special session of the GA before the Third... 
13 October 2014
Statement by The Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran Under Agenda Item 16 of the Second Committee, entitled: “Information and Communications Technologies” 13 October 2014 , New York.   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful Thank you, Mr.... 
13 October 2014
Statement by The Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran Under Agenda Item 17 (c) of the Second Committee, entitled: “External Debt Sustainability and Development” 13 October 2014, New York.   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful Thank you,... 
9 October 2014
 Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamhossein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Agenda items 105-106: Drug and Crim Third Committee of the 69th Session of the UNGA 9 October 2014, New York.   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate,... 
09 October 2014
Statement by H.E. Mr. Gholamhossein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of  the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on Follow up to the Implementation of the plan of action for International Conference on Population and Development(ICPD) beyond 2014 09 October... 
08 October 2014
Statement by H. E. Mr. G. H. Dehgahni, Ambassador and Charge d’Affairs a.i. Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations At the General Debate Segment of the Second Committee of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly 08 October 2014,... 
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Lebanon defense minister: Iran visit came off well

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Iran not to regress to state before nuclear talks: Rouhani

Iran not to regress to state before nuclear talks: Rouhani Press TV -(Thu Oct 23, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has envisaged a successful ending to the ongoing nuclear talks between Tehran and six major world powers, saying the Islamic Republic will [more]

Iran fully backs Iraq against terrorists

Iran fully backs Iraq against terrorists Press TV -(Thu Oct 23, 2014) Iran has reiterated its full support for the Iraqi government and nation in the face of threats posed by terrorist groups. According to a joint press statement by Iranian [more]

US anti-terrorism campaign suspicious: Iran official

US anti-terrorism campaign suspicious: Iran official Press TV -(Thu Oct 23, 2014) A senior Iranian official has questioned the United States’ honesty in claiming that it intends to combat terrorism, citing Washington’s record of supporting terrorist [more]

Unity, political requisite for region: Rafsanjani

Unity, political requisite for region: Rafsanjani Press TV -(Wed Oct 22, 2014)  Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has underscored the need for unity among Islamic countries under current circumstances in [more]

Iran categorically rejects Reuters compromise report

Iran categorically rejects Reuters compromise report Press TV -(Wed Oct 22, 2014) Iran has categorically rejected a report by Reuters alleging that the Islamic Republic has sought partial removal of the sanctions imposed on the country over its nuclear [more]

Coalition should cut off financial aid for ISIL: Afkham

Coalition should cut off financial aid for ISIL: Afkham Press TV -(Wed Oct 22, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the US-led coalition purporting to fight the Takfiri ISIL terrorists should cut off the financial lifeline of the militants. “The [more]

Cut financial aid to terrorists, Iran president tells West

Cut financial aid to terrorists, Iran president tells West Press TV -(Tue Oct 21, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran has no trust in the sincerity of governments claiming to be fighting the ISIL Takfiri [more]

Cut financial aid to terrorists, Iran president tells West

Cut financial aid to terrorists, Iran president tells West Press TV -(Tue Oct 21, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says those governments that have formed a coalition to fight terrorism should first cut off the financial lifeline of terrorist [more]

Iran strongly condemns Iraq terrorist bombings

Iran strongly condemns Iraq terrorist bombings Press TV -(Tue Oct 21, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the deadly bombings against pilgrims in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala and expressed sympathy with the families of the [more]

Terrorists waging war against humanity: Rouhani

Terrorists waging war against humanity: Rouhani Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has described terrorism as a threat against humanity and called for collective effort to eliminate the scourge. “Terrorists are [more]

Israel’s ambitions for Gaza just mirage: Rafsanjani

Israel’s ambitions for Gaza just mirage: Rafsanjani Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) A senior Iranian official has slammed Israel’s ambitions regarding the Gaza Strip as a mirage, as Tel Aviv’s repeated acts of aggression against the Palestinian nation [more]

Muslim countries should help reconstruct Gaza: Larijani

Muslim countries should help reconstruct Gaza: Larijani Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has hailed the Palestinian resistance against Israeli atrocities, calling on all Muslim states to help rebuild Gaza following Tel [more]

Iran fully supports Lebanon’s anti-terror bid: Zarif

Iran fully supports Lebanon’s anti-terror bid: Zarif Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed Tehran’s full support for Lebanon in its battle against extremist and terrorist groups. “The Islamic [more]

Iran FM, UN envoy to Syria warn against ISIL threats

Iran FM, UN envoy to Syria warn against ISIL threats Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura have voiced alarm against threats posed by the ISIL Takfiri terrorists [more]

Iran FM reaffirms support for Palestinian people

Iran FM reaffirms support for Palestinian people Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s unwavering support for the Palestinian people and their resistance against Israel. In [more]

Iran ready to coop. with UN in fighting terrorism: Official

Iran ready to coop. with UN in fighting terrorism: Official Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) A high-ranking Iranian official has voiced the Islamic Republic’s readiness to cooperate with the United Nations in the fight against terrorist groups operating in the [more]

Iran urges UN to take action on Syria crisis

Iran urges UN to take action on Syria crisis Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) A senior Iranian official has called on the United Nations to help settle the ongoing crisis in Syria through diplomacy and political approaches. “The Islamic Republic [more]

Iran, Russia to finalize N-plants deal soon: AEOI head

Iran, Russia to finalize N-plants deal soon: AEOI head Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Tehran and Moscow are set to finalize an agreement they have already reached on the construction of two nuclear power plants in the Islamic Republic, says an Iranian [more]

Iran Foreign Ministry offers condolences over Shim death

Iran Foreign Ministry offers condolences over Shim death Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran's Foreign Ministry has expressed condolences over the death of Press TV’s correspondent in Turkey, Serena Shim. On Monday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman [more]

Iran will cooperate with Iraq to eliminate terrorism: Afkham

Iran will cooperate with Iraq to eliminate terrorism: Afkham Press TV -(Mon Oct 20, 2014) Iran supports Iraq’s unity, integrity, security and all-out development and will cooperate with the country for the elimination of terrorism, Iran’s Foreign Ministry [more]