Iran respects neighbors’ territorial integrity: Foreign Ministry

Press TV- (Fri Oct 21, 2016) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic’s regional policies are rooted in “the sublime Islamic and humanitarian values and teachings,” which place a high priority on the security and stability of neighboring countries, particularly the Muslim ones. “Sectarianism, tribalism and fomenting religious tensions have never had a place […]

Security of East, West Asia intertwined: President Rouhani of Iran

Press TV- (Mon Oct 10, 2016) Iran says there is an inextricable connection between the security situation in Eastern and Western Asia, citing foreign intervention as a main source of insecurity in both sides. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks on Monday, addressing the second summit of the inter-governmental organization of the Asia Cooperation […]

US guilty of supplying arms used in Yemen by Saudi Arabia

Press TV- (Wed Oct 5, 2016)The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman has denied claims made by a US official that a missile used by Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah fighters to destroy an Emirati military vessel was made by Iran. Bahram Qassemi added on Tuesday that the US should take a look at its own heavy dossier concerning the supply […]

Diplomacy, understanding sole solutions to ME crises: Iran Deputy FM

Press TV-(Tue Oct 4, 2016) A senior Iranian diplomat has highlighted the significance of understanding and political approaches as the sole solutions to the ongoing crises in the Middle East. “The only solutions to regional crises include developing common understanding among regional and international actors and pursuing a political approach,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal […]

Statement by H.E. Dr. Hassan Rouhani President of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the General Debate of the General Assembly of the United Nations

22 September 2016-    In the name of God, the most Compassionate, the most Merciful  Praise be to Allah, Lord of the two Worlds, and peace be upon our Prophet Mohammad and his family and companions. Mr. President, I congratulate you on your election as the president of the 71st Session of the United Nations General […]

President Rouhani urges enhanced Iran-Cuba trade ties

Press TV- (Tue Sep 20, 2016) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed the need for the promotion of all-out relations between the Islamic Republic and Cuba, particularly trade ties, following a landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers. “The goal of some powerful countries to resort to pressure and sanctions against independent states […]

Press release

September 17, 2016- The Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations categorically rejects the allegations, as contained in Saudi Arabia’s letter to the President of the Security Council, dated 14 September 2016, regarding arms transfers to Yemen and violations of Security Council Resolution  2216 This letter includes unsubstantiated claims that have not been verified […]

The Islamic Republic Has Long Fought Terror: The terror group in question, al Qaeda, has been a sworn enemy of Iran long before Sept. 11

 Sept. 13, 2016-  Regarding former Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman’s “Remember Iran’s Role in 9/11” (op-ed, Sept. 8): Mr. Lieberman melds a series of unsubstantiated allegations and innuendos made against Iran over the years with some truly bizarre conspiracy theories from Washington’s most ideology-driven and militaristic think tanks to make some heinous claims. In doing so, […]

Mohammad Javad Zarif: Let Us Rid the World of Wahhabism

  NYtimes– (SEPT. 13, 2016) Public relations firms with no qualms about taking tainted petrodollars are experiencing a bonanza. Their latest project has been to persuade us that the Nusra Front, Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, is no more. As a Nusra spokesman told CNN, the rebranded rebel group, supposedly separated from its parent terrorist […]

Arab League must stop Saudi support for terrorists: Iran

Press TV- (Fri Sep 9, 2016) Iran says the Arab League must urge Saudi Arabia to put an end to its killing of civilians in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Bahrain and supporting terrorist groups founded and nurtured by the Saudi regime itself. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday expressed astonishment at the “biased and […]