Lifting all sanctions requisite for final nuclear deal: Araqchi

Press TV -(Thu Mar 5, 2015) Iran has reiterated its call for the removal of all sanctions before a final nuclear deal with the P5+1 group as the country wraps up another round of nuclear talks with six world powers, Press TV reports. “Our principle position is that all sanctions are lifted at once,” Iran’s senior nuclear […]

Continuation of Syria crisis serves Israel interests: Iran

Press TV -(Thu Mar 5, 2015) An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the persistence of crisis in Syria is benefiting the interests of the Israeli regime. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs, made the remark on Thursday in a meeting with the visiting Director of Middle East at British Foreign Office Edward Oakden. […]

IAEA report asserts transparency of Iran N-work: Official

Press TV -(Thu Mar 5, 2015) Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says the agency’s recent report on Iran’s nuclear program verifies Tehran’s “full transparency” in its nuclear program.   Addressing a meeting of the IAEA’s 35-nation Board of Governors on Wednesday, Reza Najafi said the report shows the country’s goodwill and strong determination to reach further […]

President Rouhani: Iran nuclear talks have ruffled Israel’s feathers

Press TV -(Wed Mar 4, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says nuclear talks between Iran and the six world powers have ruffled the feathers of one aggressive and occupying regime, whose existence hinges on belligerence. Speaking at a Cabinet session in Tehran on Wednesday, Rouhani stated that the Tel Aviv regime is constantly worried about the establishment […]

Netanyahu concerned about Iran growing influence: Iran’s Larijani

Press TV -(Wed Mar 4, 2015) The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) speaker says the Israeli prime minister’s speech at the US Congress shows that the Tel Aviv regime is concerned about its waning power.    “His very speech shows the regime’s frustration and concern, and it’s no surprise that it is concerned because the regime’s power has been on […]

West must choose between N-deal or continued Iran sanctions: Zarif

Press TV -(Wed Mar 4, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told Press TV that the West, especially the United States, must choose between reaching a nuclear deal with Iran or continuation of sanctions, as these two cannot go hand in hand. In an exclusive interview with Press TV reporter in the Swiss city of […]

Iran wants sanctions lifted: Afkham

Press TV -(Wed Mar 4, 2015) Iran has reiterated that it wants Western sanctions against the country lifted. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said in a weekly press conference on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic reiterated its demand in the recent round of negotiations with the P5+1 group over Tehran’s nuclear program that the Western bans against the country need to be […]

Obama’s remarks unacceptable: Iran foreign minister

Press TV -(Tue Mar 3, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Barack Obama’s recent comments on Iran as unacceptable, stressing that Tehran will not give in to excessive demands by the other side in the nuclear negotiations. “It is clear that Mr. Obama’s comments are meant to win the US public opinion and […]

Iran’s Zarif warns against spread of Islamophobia

Press TV -(Mon Mar 2, 2015) Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country is very concerned about the rising trend of Islamophobia in the Western world. In a meeting with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein on Monday, Zarif warned against what he called the “increasing growth of Islamophobia in […]

Dr Khoshroo’s Op Ed in NYTimes- Netanyahu’s Nuclear Deceptions‏

  The New York Times -(Tue Mar 3, 2015) In the address on Tuesday to the United States Congress by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, we witnessed a new peak in the long-running hype over Iran’s nuclear energy program. Yet all his predictions about how close Iran was to acquiring a nuclear bomb have proved baseless. […]