Iran keen to boost defense ties with Azerbaijan: VP

Press TV -(Wed Apr 16, 2014) Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says Iran is ready to further develop defense ties with the Republic of Azerbaijan. In a meeting with Azeri Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov on Tuesday in Tehran, Jahangiri said that Iran is willing to share its experiences in building military equipment with Azerbaijan […]

Iran deputy FM rejects UK renewed sanctions

Press TV -(Wed Apr 16, 2014) An Iranian deputy foreign minister has condemned Britain’s renewed sanctions on Iranian individuals as politically-motivated and biased. The UK Treasury has renewed sanctions against 15 current and former Iranian officials under the pretext of violating human rights.“The sanctions are unilateral, biased, politically-motivated and totally unacceptable,” Deputy Foreign Minister for European and […]

World recognizes Iran’s nuclear rights: Rouhani

Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group shows that the world has recognized the Islamic Republic’s right to peaceful nuclear technology. In an address to a gathering of people in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-and-Baluchestan on Tuesday, President Rouhani said that Iran’s nuclear […]

Iran nuclear accord to benefit entire region: Zarif

Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a widely-expected final nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers will benefit the entire Middle East region. “Iran’s nuclear negotiations are not against any party and the results of any accord will benefit the entire region,” Zarif said in a meeting with United Arab […]

Iran urges UN committee meeting on US visa denial

Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iran has requested an urgent meeting of a United Nations committee over the recent decision by the US to deny a visa to the Islamic Republic’s appointee for the position of ambassador to the UN. In a Monday letter to the UN Committee on Relations with the Host Country, Iran’s Permanent […]

Iran censures terrorist bomb blasts in Nigeria

Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iran has condemned the “regretful” twin bomb explosions at a bus station outside Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja, urging the establishment of peace in the African country. At least 71 people have been killed and 124 others severely injured in two bomb blasts on Monday at a bus station packed with […]

Tehran keen on improving ties with London: Deputy FM

Press TV -(Tue Apr 15, 2014) Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi says the Islamic Republic is eager to develop its diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom. “Currently, Iran does not have an interest section in London, and work is being done with the help of a non-resident ambassador,” Takht-e-Ravanchi said on […]

Iran slams Israel’s attack on Palestinians in al-Aqsa

Press TV -(Mon Apr 14, 2014) Iran has strongly condemned the Israeli regime’s despicable attack on Palestinians at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in al-Quds (Jerusalem). “Al-Aqsa mosque is in the hearts of Muslims and evil efforts by the Zionist regime [of Israel] to violate the sanctity of this divine sanctuary will bear no fruit,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry […]

Iran can take envoy case to UN: Deputy FM

Press TV -(Mon Apr 14, 2014) Tehran says it can pursue through the UN the issue of the United States’ visa denial to Iran’s newly-appointed envoy to the UN, Hamid Aboutalebi.   “We can follow up on the issue through the UN Secretariat and contact UN Secretary-General [Ban Ki-moon],” said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and […]

Iran determined to resolve nuclear issue: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Sun Apr 13, 2014) Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has underscored the Islamic Republic’s determination to help resolve the dispute over its nuclear energy program. At a Saturday meeting of the Expediency Council, Ayatollah Rafsanjani pointed to Iran’s nuclear negotiations with six world powers and noted, “The world should know that […]