Press Release

January 06 2016- President Rouhani chaired today’s cabinet meeting and referred to the inappropriate and cruel execution of Sheikh Nimr, saying: “This great scholar was imprisoned with spurious reasons and executed because of criticising the Saudi Arabia government. In legal norms of any country, a person is not executed and beheaded because of criticism”. Dr Rouhani […]

Press Release

August. 05. 2015 Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United nations in New York strongly denies and rejects the baseless claims about the so-called clean-up operations in the Parchin Military Complex. These claims are preposterous and the repetition of the similar unfounded claims that reappear from time to time and have […]

Time for FATF to revise policies towards Iran

– Hossein Gharibi – New York-based counsellor of the Iranian Mission dealing with legal questions. On Twitter: @gharibi14   – Alireza Ahmadi – New York-based Middle East analyst. On Twitter: @aliahmadi110356   On June 13th the United Nations General Assembly adopted the fourth biennial review resolution of its “2006 Counter-Terrorism Strategy” following weeks of intense negotiations among representatives […]

Position of the Islamic Republic of Iran concerning its participation in the Geneva II conference on Syria in Montreux, Switzerland

Regarding inquiries into the stance of the Islamic Republic of Iran concerning its participation in the Geneva II conference on Syria in Montreux, Switzerland, the response of the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations, Ambassador M. Khazaee is as follows: “The Islamic Republic of Iran appreciates the efforts of […]

Iran nuclear deal is model for ‘rule-based’ international relations

Al-monitor – (December 18, 2013) AUTHOR : Hossein Gharibi  The Iranian negotiating team and its P5+1 counterparts — United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, France and Germany — headed by EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton concluded an interim agreement in Geneva on Nov. 24. This was achieved after several rounds of intense and inconclusive talks as well as […]

September 6, 2013

The Wall Street Journal – (September 6, 2013) We categorically reject this baseless allegation that are leveling in order to add the fuel to the current crisis in Syria and provoke the Congress to vote for lunching another disastrous war in the region. We should remember that relying on the US Intelligence reports from anonymous officials […]

Reuters – Jul 2, 2013

Reuters – (Jul 2, 2013) A spokesman for Tehran’s UN mission in New York said sanctions were “counterproductive in terms of confidence building between Iran and some members of the Security Council who level some allegations against my country”. “Iran has never violated its international commitment and always remains committed to its obligations,” he said.

Reuters – Jul 2, 2013

Reuters – ( Jul 2, 2013) A spokesman for Iran’s U.N. mission, rejected the suggestion that Iran could be connected in any way with arms supplies to al-Shabaab. “These are some baseless allegations and ridiculous fabrications about the Islamic Republic of Iran,” he said. “This alleged report by the Monitoring Group on Somalia on arms shipments from Iran carries […]

The Wall Street Journal – June 21, 2013

The Wall Street Journal – ( June 21, 2013)  Alireza Miryousefi, spokesman for Iran’s United Nations mission, said the country has a free and vibrant press. “The free flow of information via media and press and the environment characterized by conflicting and challenging views is quite visible in the political and cultural atmosphere of Iran,” Miryousefi […]

The New York times – June 20, 2013

The New York times -(  June 20, 2013)  Alireza Miryousefi, a spokesman for Iran’s United Nations mission, noted that the group’s founders had “worked within or were close to the U.S. government” and that Iran considered it “counterproductive and contrary to the policy announced by the new administration in early 2009, which purportedly sought to diplomatically interact with […]