Iran condemns terrorist attack on Saudi Shia worshippers

Press TV -(Fri May 29, 2015) The Islamic Republic of Iran has condemned a recent deadly terrorist attack against Shia worshippers in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province. All measures should be taken to prevent such incidents and combat those who have targeted the security and stability of the region by provoking religious strife, said Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman […]


Iran not to discuss military sites access with P5+1: Araqchi

Press TV -(Fri May 29, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has reaffirmed that inspections of Iran’s military sites and interviews with Iranian nuclear scientists will not be on the agenda of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear talks with the P5+1 states. Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, who is Iran’s deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, described as […]


Diplomacy key to solving Yemen, Syria crises: Iran

Press TV -(Fri May 29, 2015) A senior Iranian official has stressed the need for a political solution to the crises in Yemen and Syria, rejecting as unconstructive any measures that would aggravate insecurity in the region.   Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs, made the remarks on Thursday during a […]


Good progress made over removal of anti-Iran sanctions in Iran N-talks: Iranian official

Press TV -(Fri May 29, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says good progress has been made on the issue of the removal of the anti-Iran sanctions during nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1, Press TV reports. Hamid Ba’eedinejad, who is also the director general for political and international affairs at Iran’s Foreign Ministry, […]


Iran has cooperated with IAEA more than reflected in recent report: Official

Press TV -(Fri May 29, 2015) An Iranian nuclear official says the part of a recent report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about Iran’s cooperation with the agency is “incomplete,” as the Islamic Republic has cooperated with the agency more than reflected in the report, Press TV reports. “From the 18 practical measures [on which] […]


Zarif calls for expansion of Tehran-Athens relations

Press TV -(Thu May 28, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged the expansion of bilateral relations between Tehran and Athens. The political relations between the two countries have always been at a good level, said Zarif during a meeting with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Kotzias, in the Greek capital city of Athens on Thursday, […]


Iran FM warns against excessive demands in nuclear talks

Press TV -(Thu May 28, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the P5+1 group of countries against “making excessive demands” in the ongoing negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear program. “I would expect my negotiating partners to refrain from making excessive demands,” Zarif said after meeting with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Kotzias, in the Greek capital […]


Creating no-fly zone in Syria is a mistake: Iranian official

Press TV -(Thu May 28, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat has stressed the need for a political solution to the ongoing crisis in Syria, dismissing as a “mistake” any sort of a no-fly zone over the Arab country. “Talks of the establishment of a buffer and no-fly zone [over Syria] is the repetition of the previous mistakes and will […]


Officials must stand firm on Iran’s stance: Leader

Press TV -(Wed May 27, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iranian officials must stand firm on the country’s stance during nuclear negotiations with the P5+1 countries to secure the nation’s interests. “On the nuclear issues, [Iran’s] stance is the same as we have explicitly announced; the very same points have been […]


Spread of terror threatens global security: Larijani

Press TV -(Wed May 27, 2015) Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the spread of terrorism in the Middle East poses a danger to international security, urging all countries to fight against terrorist groups. “European countries do not have a proper understanding of terrorism in the region and the fight against these [terrorist] groups requires global resolve and […]