Iran warned West about exploiting terrorism: Top diplomat

Press TV -(Fri Jan 16, 2015) An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the Islamic Republic had warned the West about the repercussions of exploiting terrorism well before the occurrence of recent acts of terror in Europe. “From the very outset of the crisis in Syria, the Islamic Republic of Iran repeatedly warned the West and some regional […]

Iran MPs mull motion on limitless uranium enrichment: Larijani

Press TV -(Thu Jan 15, 2015) Iranian lawmakers are considering a motion that would allow the country to enrich uranium to “any level it wishes” should the Western states impose further bans against Tehran over its nuclear program. On Thursday, Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani said the Western countries, spearheaded by the US, are not after […]

World in dire need of dialog, interaction: Iran FM

Press TV -(Thu Jan 15, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the world is in dire need of dialog to counter sweeping waves of extremism and terrorism. “Today’s world is in need of dialog and interaction more than ever,” Zarif said in a meeting with Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin on Thursday. “Today, […]

Iran supports global efforts to end Syria crisis: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Jan 15, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s support for international efforts to help find a political solution to the nearly four-year crisis plaguing Syria. In a Tuesday meeting with United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura in the Swiss city of Geneva, Zarif said Iran […]

Iran nuclear talks serious: Top negotiator

Press TV -(Thu Jan 15, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has described as “serious” nuclear talks between Tehran and the P5+1 group of world powers. “The atmosphere of the negotiations is completely serious and transparent, and the parties [to the talks] are interested in reaching an agreement [on Iran’s nuclear energy program],” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and […]

General Soleimani in good health in Iran: Diplomat

Press TV -(Thu Jan 15, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat has rejected reports that General Qasem Soleimani, a commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has been injured in Iraq. “General Soleimani is in good health and the news [that he is wounded] is false,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian […]

Iran, US foreign ministers continue nuclear talks in Geneva

Press TV -(Wed Jan 14, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with US Secretary of State John Kerry in the Swiss city of Geneva to discuss the progress in Iran’s nuclear talks. Speaking to reporters in Geneva, Iran’s top diplomat on Wednesday emphasized that it is still possible to strike a final deal with […]

New US bans on Iran to spoil nuclear talks: Afkham

Press TV -(Wed Jan 14, 2015) Iran says any new US sanctions against the Islamic Republic could spoil the ongoing talks aimed at securing a long-term deal over Tehran’s nuclear program. At her weekly press conference on Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said any further anti-Iran bans by the US could lead to “a halt” […]

Iran won’t be pressured by slump in oil prices: Rouhani

Press TV -(Tue Jan 13, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the recent fall in global crude prices will not pressure the Islamic Republic. In an address to a gathering of people in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr on Tuesday, President Rouhani said, “Iran won’t be pressured by the slump in oil prices” as it has […]

Iran, Iraq urge closer cooperation to uproot terrorism

Press TV -(Tue Jan 13, 2015) Iran and Iraq have explored ways to further broaden bilateral relations in all areas, calling for closer cooperation to counter the terror threats in the troubled Middle East. On Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with visiting Iraqi Oil Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki in Tehran to discuss further enhancement […]