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21 August 2014
Statement by:   Mr. Javad Safaei The Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran On behalf of The Non-Aligned Movement Before The Security Council Open Debate: Conflict Prevention 21 August 2014     Mr. President,   I have the honor to speak on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement.   I... 
23 July 2014
Statement by H. E. Mr. Hossein Dehghani Ambassador and Charge d’Affairs of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Before the Meeting of Ambassadors of Member Countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to the United Nations... 
22 July 2014
Statement by H. E. Mr. Hossein Dehghani, Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) before the Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East 22 July 2014,  New York   In the Name of God,... 
24 June 2014
 Statement by Mr. Mesbah Ansari Dogaheh Counselor at the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran At the ECOSOC (Humanitarian affairs segment) 24 June 2014 ,  New York   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful   Mr. President, At the outset I’d... 
23 June 2014
Statement by H.E G. Hossein Dehghani  Ambassador of  the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement Before the Special Committee on Decolonization on the  Question of Puerto Rico New York, 23 June 2014 In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful Mr.... 
13 June 2014
Statement by Mr. Hossein Gharibi, Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran  Before the General Assembly On Agenda item 119: “The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy” 13 June 2014 ,  New York   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful Mr.... 
12 June 2014
Statement by the delegation of The Islamic Republic of Iran On The Seventh Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 10-12 June 2014, New York   In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful    Mr.... 
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West media spin ‘Iraq’ yarn from Zarif’s remarks on ‘Arak’

West media spin ‘Iraq’ yarn from Zarif’s remarks on ‘Arak’ Press TV -(Fri Aug 22, 2014) Western media have twisted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s remarks about Tehran-P5+1 nuclear talks, suggesting he has conditioned Tehran’s cooperation [more]

Iran condemns Israel’s killing of Hamas commanders

Iran condemns Israel’s killing of Hamas commanders Press TV -(Fri Aug 22, 2014) Iran has condemned the killing of three commanders of the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, by Israel. In a statement issued on Friday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry [more]

Iran's UN envoy stresses intl. campaign to head off wars

Iran's UN envoy stresses intl. campaign to head off wars Press TV -(Fri Aug 22, 2014) An Iranian envoy to the UN has called on the global community to step up efforts to prevent the outbreak of wars and armed conflicts across the globe. Javad Safaei, a [more]

Iran final nuclear deal to serve world economy: Rouhani

Iran final nuclear deal to serve world economy: Rouhani Press TV -(Thu Aug 21, 2014) Iran’s president says achievement of a permanent nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany will [more]

Zionists’ Iranophobia campaign foiled: Zarif

Zionists’ Iranophobia campaign foiled: Zarif Press TV -(Thu Aug 21, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic has foiled plots by the Israeli regime and its supporters to portray the country as a global [more]

Iran’s Zarif urges closer ties with African countries

Iran’s Zarif urges closer ties with African countries Press TV -(Thu Aug 21, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has underscored the need to forge closer ties between the Islamic Republic and African countries. “We should try to have a [more]

Failure to reach P5+1 nuclear deal no catastrophe: Iran

Failure to reach P5+1 nuclear deal no catastrophe: Iran Press TV -(Thu Aug 21, 2014) A top Iranian official says no “catastrophe” will happen if Tehran and six world powers fail to reach a final agreement over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy [more]

Iran helping Iraqis, Kurds in ISIL fight: Deputy FM

Iran helping Iraqis, Kurds in ISIL fight: Deputy FM Press TV -(Wed Aug 20, 2014) Iran has advised Iraq in its fight against ISIL Takfiri terrorists and has provided the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region with similar help, says a senior Iranian [more]

Iranian president slams 'murderous' Israeli regime

Iranian president slams 'murderous' Israeli regime Press TV -(Wed Aug 20, 2014) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has lashed out at Israel after the Zionist regime resumed pounding the besieged Gaza Strip, saying Tel Aviv is a murderous regime. The [more]

Iran defense prowess thwarts enemy bids for aggression: Zarif

Iran defense prowess thwarts enemy bids for aggression: Zarif Press TV -(Wed Aug 20, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will not allow enemies to launch an act of aggression against the country’s territory. Visiting [more]

US policy on terrorism paradoxical: Iran

US policy on terrorism paradoxical: Iran Press TV -(Wed Aug 20, 2014) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has censured the United States for its double standards on terrorism, saying there are paradoxes in Washington’s behavior on this [more]

Iran nuclear deal tied to Sextet goodwill: FM spokeswoman

Iran nuclear deal tied to Sextet goodwill: FM spokeswoman Press TV -(Wed Aug 20, 2014) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has expressed optimism about the achievement of a final nuclear deal should the Sextet of world powers show goodwill. “I believe [more]

Egypt delay on Iran Gaza aid delivery unjustifiable: Diplomat

Egypt delay on Iran Gaza aid delivery unjustifiable: Diplomat Press TV -(Wed Aug 20, 2014) A senior Iranian diplomat has criticized Cairo's "unjustifiable" foot-dragging in giving permission to Iran's aid flights bound for the Gaza Strip via Egypt. “Although a [more]

Iran says terrorism threatens Mideast, entire world

Iran says terrorism threatens Mideast, entire world Press TV -(Tue Aug 19, 2014) Iran has warned against spread of terrorism and extremism in the Middle East, saying it will have dangerous consequences for the whole world. In a meeting with Romanian [more]

Iran to US: Stop racism against Afro-Americans

Iran to US: Stop racism against Afro-Americans Press TV -(Tue Aug 19, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has condemned the US's “targeted discrimination” against African Americans after an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by the US police [more]

Tehran-Riyadh relations taking normal course: Iran

Tehran-Riyadh relations taking normal course: Iran Press TV -(Tue Aug 19, 2014) Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia are on a natural course, expressing hope for the promotion of ties [more]

Israel’s attacks on Gaza need serious UN reaction: Iran official

Israel’s attacks on Gaza need serious UN reaction: Iran official Press TV -(Tue Aug 19, 2014) A senior Iranian official has condemned Israeli raids on the UN sites in the blockaded Gaza Strip, saying the world body must give a “more serious” response to the [more]

Iran’s missile program, red line: Official

Iran’s missile program, red line: Official Press TV -(Tue Aug 19, 2014) Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says the country’s missile program is among its red lines, saying Tehran will not negotiate over its [more]

No nuclear deal with Sextet unless UNSC bans lifted: Iran FM

No nuclear deal with Sextet unless UNSC bans lifted: Iran FM Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there will be no agreement with the six world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program unless the UN Security [more]

Put pressure on Israel to remove Gaza siege: Iran

Put pressure on Israel to remove Gaza siege: Iran Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) Iran has called on the international community, particularly humanitarian organizations, to put pressure on Israel to totally remove the blockade on the war-stricken Gaza [more]

Aid to crisis areas should not be politicized: Iran

Aid to crisis areas should not be politicized: Iran Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) An Iranian deputy foreign minister says humanitarian aid to those people affected by terrorist attacks across the Middle East region should not be [more]