Iran held talks with P5+1 for removal of sanctions: Ayatollah Khamenei

Press TV- (Thu Sep 3, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran held nuclear talks with the P5+1 countries for the removal of sanctions against Tehran, and that there would be no deal between the two sides if the bans remain in place. “If the framework of the sanctions is to remain in […]


Iran seeks friendly ties with all regional countries

Press TV- (Thu Sep 3, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat says Tehran seeks to improve its relations with all countries in the Middle East region, including Saudi Arabia. “The Islamic Republic of Iran seeks to establish friendly ties along with mutual respect with regional countries, including Saudi Arabia,” said Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and […]


Terrorism, extremism doomed to fail: Tehran

Press TV -(Wed Aug 26, 2015) Iran says terrorism, extremism and interference in other countries’ internal affairs are a nonstarter. “Extremism, terrorism and foreign interference are doomed to fail,” said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham in her weekly press conference in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Wednesday. She noted that Iran has always favored regional […]


Tehran to start nuclear commercialization under JCPOA: Rouhani

Press TV -(Tue Aug 25, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran aims to start the process of nuclear commercialization following the conclusion of nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries. United Nations Security Council “Resolution 2231 not only recognizes our nuclear program, but also urges the world powers to cooperate with Iran,” he told […]


Iran’s Rouhani receives Britain’s Hammond

Press TV- (Mon Aug 24, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says threats of military action and re-imposition of sanctions against Tehran will harm efforts for the restoration of trust between Iran and six world powers. “These sardonic remarks are indiscreet slogans and jokes that would harm the process of confidence-building,” Rouhani told British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond […]


Palestinian president plans visit to ‘sister’ Iran

Press TV- (Mon Aug 24, 2015) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has confirmed that he plans to make an official visit to Iran soon to strengthen ties with the Islamic Republic. Speaking to a delegation of Polish journalists in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday, Abbas said Iran was “a sister and neighbor state.” The Palestinian […]


Iran welcomes new UN peace initiative for Syria

Press TV -(Thu Aug 20, 2015) Iran has welcomed the new UN peace initiative for conflict-stricken Syria, saying the plan indicates the world body’s better understanding of the realities in the Arab country. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, was reacting Thursday to UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura’s plan for the resolution of the Syria crisis through talks among “intra-Syrian working groups.” […]


Iran, Germany urge resolution of Mideast crises

Press TV -(Thu Aug 20, 2015) Iran and Germany have expressed concern over the spread of terrorism and extremism in the Middle East, demanding an end to the ongoing conflicts in the region. On Wednesday evening, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian praised Germany’s positive initiatives aimed at resolving Middle East crises, noting […]


More than 70 nuclear experts voice support for JCPOA

Press TV -(Thu Aug 20, 2015) More than 70 prominent nuclear non-proliferation specialists have thrown their support behind the final text of the nuclear conclusion between Iran and six world powers, describing it as a “strong, long-term and verifiable” accord. The experts, in a statement entitled ‘The Comprehensive P5+1 Nuclear Agreement With Iran: A Net-Plus for Non-Proliferation,’ said the […]


Enemies plotting to sow sectarian strife in Iraq: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Wed Aug 19, 2015) A top Iranian official says enemies of Islam are hatching plots to fuel sectarian and religious discord in Iraq. In a meeting with Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) Ammar Hakim in Tehran on Tuesday, Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said that religious leaders, political […]