Iran diplomacy based on constructive interaction: Rouhani

Press TV -(Tue Sep 2, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has reaffirmed Tehran’s determination to expand relations with the global community based on constructive interaction. Speaking in a Tuesday meeting with Iran’s new ambassadors to Germany, China, Romania, Tunisia, Bolivia and Colombia, Rouhani said constructive interaction in international relations within the framework of Iran’s foreign policy strategies […]


Entire world threatened by radicalism: Rouhani

Press TV -(Tue Sep 2, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says violence and extremism are threats to the entire world, urging close cooperation and dialog among countries to fight these threats. “Countries should have more close cooperation [in fighting extremism] and if there is a disagreement, the best solution is negotiations,” Rouhani said in a meeting with […]


Iran determined to continue nuclear talks: Zarif

Press TV -(Tue Sep 2, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is determined to continue the nuclear talks with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1). Zarif said on Monday that Iran is determined to hold the negotiations, consolidate the nuclear rights of the Iranian nation and […]


All support for terrorism must end: Iran FM

Press TV -(Tue Sep 2, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says terrorism and extremism are threats to the region and the entire world, stressing that all support for terrorism must end. “All [countries] should help to solve this problem and those who are providing financial, military and intelligence support for terrorism should stop their support,” […]


Tehran to host 53rd AALCO summit in mid-September

Press TV -(Tue Sep 2, 2014) Iran will host the 53rd annual summit of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), which will focus on the significant issues of international law. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Monday that the AALCO meeting will be held in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on […]


US bans damage Iran trust ahead of nuclear talks: Official

Press TV -(Tue Sep 2, 2014) The new sanctions imposed by the US against Iran erode trust ahead of the upcoming nuclear talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1), says an Iranian official. On Monday, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Qashqavi slammed the US’s new anti-Iran bans and […]


Iran will do all in its power to free al-Aqsa Mosque: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Sep 1, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will do all in its power to liberate the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) from the Israeli regime’s occupation and will spare no efforts to help the Palestinian people. “The administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran, like in the past, will […]


New sanctions on Iran show US confusion: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Mon Sep 1, 2014) Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says the recent US move to impose new sanctions on Tehran over its nuclear energy program indicates Washington’s confusion. “The imposition of new sanctions against Iran is an indication of the US confusion in [its] foreign policy and particularly in [its] view towards the Islamic […]


Iranian FM optimistic about nuclear deal

Press TV -(Mon Sep 1, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he is optimistic that the issues related to the country’s nuclear energy program “can be resolved in time.”  “I am quite optimistic after discussions with Lady Ashton that we can in fact resolve this issue in time,” Zarif told reporters after a meeting with […]


Zarif, Ashton hold nuclear talks in Brussels

Press TV -(Mon Sep 1, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and chief negotiator of the Sextet of world powers Catherine Ashton have met in Brussels to discuss the process of Tehran-P5+1 nuclear talks. The meeting was held after the arrival of Zarif in the Belgian capital Monday morning. The two discussed how to proceed with the Iran-P5+1 talks with a […]