Iran blasts extremist attack against Myanmar Muslims

Press TV -(Thu May 2, 2013) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denounced the recent attack by extremists on Muslims in the city of Okkan in Myanmar that led to the destruction of the community’s houses and holy sites. Hundreds of extremist Buddhists armed with bricks stormed a group of Muslim villages in Okkan, about 70 miles (110 […]


Iran’s Hosseini Discusses Economy, Oil, Rial (Transcript)

bloomberg -(Apr 24, 2013) Shamseddin Hosseini, Iran’s minister of economic affairs and finance, spoke yesterday with Bloomberg’s Kambiz Foroohar and Peter Green about the country’s economy, oil exports and currency. (This is not a legal transcript. Bloomberg LP cannot guarantee its accuracy.) KAMBIZ FOROOHAR, BLOOMBERG NEWS: How concerned are you about rising inflation in Iran, […]


Iran’s Finance Minister interview with CNN Christiane Amanpour

VIDEO CLIP AMANPOUR: To get a sense of how big the bite is, I spoke to Seyyed Shamseddin Hosseini, who is Iran’s finance minister. He’s in the United States right now for an international financial conference. I started the interview by asking him about the Boston terror attacks. HOSSEINI (through translator): In reality, we sympathize with the people […]


Iran endorses talks if not pressured, threatened: Khazaei

VIDEO - Press TV –  IRNA – (Feb 22, 2013) Iran’s permanent envoy to the UN says Tehran would engage in direct talks with Washington based on mutual respect and not under pressure and threats from the US. ( full text ) “As the representative of the Islamic Republic, I announce that Iran is not essentially against […]


1 July 2011

The baseless allegations concerning treatment of two U.S. nationals held in Iran (New York, 1 July 2011)    In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful   In an interview with some members of the media in the United Nations, Ms. Sarah Shourd along with some family members of the two U.S. nationals held in Iran, have […]


21 April 2010

Summary of the Proceedings of Tehran International Conference on Disarmament 21 April 2010   The Islamic Republic of Iran convened an international conference on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in Tehran, on 17-18 April 2010. The purpose of conference was to exchange views with regard to the experiences, status, and future prospects of issues in the realm of disarmament […]


11 February 2010

The Occasion of the 31st Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran    In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful On 11 February 2010, the world witnessed, once again, the demonstration of millions of Iranians who enthusiastically commemorated the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. This unprecedented turnout was, indeed, another referendum […]


25 September 2009

Meeting between H.E. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and  the UN Secretary General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, met with the UN Secretary General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, on Friday 25 September 2009 in New York. In this meeting several important issues were discussed.  The President […]


16 December 2008

Press Statement of the Mission regarding the statement made by Secretary Rice after the meeting of 5+1 with some Arab countries in New York, 16 December 2008 In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful The statement by the US Secretary of State in labeling certain baseless allegations against the Islamic Republic of Iran yet […]


27 September 2008

 Press Release of the Mission regarding the unwaranted resolution of the Security Council(res. 1835) on Iran’s peaceful nuclear program 27 September 2008 In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful   It is unfortunate, and indeed another unpleasant surprise for the international community,that yet again we are witnessing that the Security Council has been […]