Iran’s Zarif highlights ties with Iraq in all fields

Press TV -(Mon Aug 3, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran attaches great importance to its relations with neighboring Iraq in all arenas. “Iran and Iraq have special relations which I hope will be developed and boosted in all areas. The Iraqi government and nation have a special status for us,” Zarif said in a meeting […]

Israel root cause of insecurity in Mideast: Official

Press TV -(Mon Aug 3, 2015 ) A senior Iranian official says Israel’s measures are to blame for insecurity in the Middle East, criticizing the international community for remaining silent vis-a-vis the regime’s crimes. The root cause of insecurity in our region is the acts committed by the illegitimate Zionist regime given the international community’s silence and under the aegis of […]

Iran rules out joint work with US in ISIL fight

Press TV -(Mon Aug 3, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat has ruled out any joint cooperation with the United States to fight against ISIL Takfiri terrorists. “We have no plans for joint work with the US [in the battle] against Daesh (ISIL), but we will continue our help and consultations at the request of the Iraqi and Syrian […]

Achievement of Iranian administration beyond expectation: Rouhani

Press TV -(Sun Aug 2, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the achievement of his administration in resolving the nuclear issue has been beyond initial expectations. Speaking in a live televised show on Sunday, President Rouhani said he did not mean to exaggerate, but believed that what was achieved at the end of the negotiations between Iran […]

Iran keen on boosting ties with Armenia: Vice president

Press TV- (Sun Aug 2, 2015) Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has called for the expansion of ties between Iran and Armenia in all fields. “Both countries can take effective steps to [serve] the two nations’ interests through the expansion of ties and bolstering cooperation,” Jahangiri said in a Sunday phone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister […]

Iranian official calls on IAEA to remain independent, impartial

Press TV -(Sun Aug 2, 2015) An Iranian official has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to maintain its independence and impartiality on Iran’s nuclear case and respect Tehran’s security concerns. Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) told IRIB News Agency on Saturday that the agency’s independence and impartiality is what matters to Tehran, […]

Iran warns IAEA against leakage of confidential data to US Senate

  Press TV -(Sat Aug 1,2015) Iran has warned the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of the repercussions of disclosing to the US Senate the confidential data on the recently signed roadmap between Tehran and the UN nuclear agency. Reza Najafi, the Iranian ambassador to the IAEA, told IRNA on Saturday that the confidential texts between Iran […]

Iran dismisses Bahrain terror accusation

Press TV -(Thu Jul 30) A senior Iranian diplomat has strongly condemned a recent bombing in Bahrain, flatly rejecting remarks by a Bahraini minister that the terrorist attack was linked to Iran. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Thursday denounced the July 28 bomb explosion in Bahrain’s eastern island of Sitra, situated 12 […]

Turkey attacks on anti-ISIL Kurds strategic mistake: Iran cmdr.

Press TV -(Wed Jul 29, 2015) A top Iranian general has slammed as a “strategic mistake” Turkey’s recent attacks against  Kurdish forces, who are fighting against the ISIL Takfiri terror group. Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi made the comments on Wednesday, warning that the Turkish military’s recent attacks against anti-ISIL Kurdish […]

JCPOA shows diplomacy can settle disputes: Iran president

Press TV -(Tue Jul 28, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says a recent agreement reached between Iran and six world powers displayed the power of diplomacy in resolving international issues and disputes. In a meeting with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in Tehran on Tuesday, the Iranian president added that the successful conclusion of nuclear talks revived hopes that […]