Differences still remain between Iran, P5+1: Zarif

Press TV -(Mon Jul 6, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and the P5+1 group of countries still face differences on some issues pertaining to the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, as an extended deadline set to reach a final deal approaches. “We are trying to solve some remaining differences,” Zarif told reporters in the […]

Iranian official calls for ‘ceasefire, dialog’ in Yemen

Press TV -(Mon Jul 6, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat says the only solution to the crisis in Yemen is the establishment of a ceasefire and dialog. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remark during a telephone conversation with Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN special envoy for Yemen, on […]

IAEA delegation in Iran for talks: Iranian official

Press TV -(Mon Jul 6, 2015) A five-member delegation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has arrived in Tehran for talks with Iranian officials, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi says. Speaking to IRIB News on Monday, Kamalvandi said that the IAEA delegation has traveled to Iran to discuss the details […]

Sanctions to be lifted on day of nuclear deal finalization: Iran’s Araqchi

Press TV -(Sun Jul 5, 2015) All economic and financial sanctions against Iran will be lifted on the day of finalizing a nuclear deal, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi says. “On the day of the agreement, all economic and financial sanctions by the EU, the US, and the Security Council will be removed and we will take measures to […]

Time for political decisions on nuclear deal: Iran negotiator

Press TV -(Sun Jul 5, 2015) An Iranian nuclear negotiator says time is ripe for “political decisions” on a final deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries over Tehran’s nuclear program. “If no agreement is reached [between Iran and the world powers], it would not be the end of the world. A good and lasting […]

Ulterior motives behind sanctions on Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei

Press TV -(Sat Jul 4, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the sanctions against Iran have nothing to do with the country’s nuclear activities or human rights record, adding that there are other motives behind the bans. Addressing a group of university professors and researchers on Saturday night, Ayatollah Khamenei said those […]

Iran urges UN to pursue issue of diplomats abducted in Lebanon

Press TV -(Sat Jul 4, 2015) Iran has renewed calls on the United Nations and relevant international bodies to pursue the case of four Iranian diplomats abducted in Lebanon more than three decades ago. In a statement released on the 33rd anniversary of the abduction of the diplomats, the Iranian Foreign Ministry urged the UN, the Red […]

Iran fully supports anti-terror bids in ME: Official

Press TV -(Sat Jul 4, 2015) Iran fully supports legal governments in the region in their fight against terrorism, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says. “Iran has, to a great extent, succeeded in overcoming terrorism, and we are witnessing that the country is a safe center in the region and full security […]

Iran condemns new Boko Haram terrorist attacks in Nigeria

Press TV -(Sat Jul 4, 2015) Iran has condemned the latest wave of massacres carried out by the Boko Haram Takfiri militants in Nigeria. Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Saturday offered the Islamic Republic’s sympathy to the bereaved families of victims of the brutal attacks and also the government of Nigeria. Denouncing the spread of extremism and […]

Iran denies report on ‘tentative agreement’ over sanctions relief

Press TV -(Sat Jul 4, 2015) Iran has denied a report claiming that it has reached tentative agreement with the P5+1 group of world countries on the removal of the sanctions against the Islamic Republic in the course of ongoing nuclear negotiations in the Austrian capital, Vienna. A source close to the Iranian negotiating team said Saturday that […]