Foreign ministers of Iran, Russia discuss intra-Syrian peace talks

Press TV-(Mon Jan 16, 2017) Foreign ministers of Iran and Russia have discussed the upcoming intra-Syrian peace talks which are scheduled to be held in the Kazakh capital of Astana. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov held a phone call on Monday at the request of Russia’s top diplomat. “The […]

Iran’s president lauds Aleppo liberation, urges support for anti-terror campaign

Press TV-(Wed Dec 14, 2016) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on the liberation of Aleppo, saying it is the Islamic Republic’s duty to support the “flag-bearers” of the fight against terrorism. In a telephone conversation with Assad on Wednesday, Rouhani said Aleppo’s liberation was an important step towards Syria’s ultimate […]

Iran’s Zarif to visit India, China, Japan in coming days

  Press TV- (Wed Nov 30, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will embark on a three-nation tour of Asia in the coming days.   Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday that a high-ranking politico-economic delegation will accompany Zarif in his visits to India, China and Japan. On the first leg […]

Iran FM calls for closer relations with Slovakia

Press TV- (Thu Nov 10, 2016) Iran’s foreign minister says relations with Slovakia are currently growing, adding that the two countries should work to pave the way for closer cooperation in various areas, particularly economy. In a meeting with Slovak President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava on Thursday, Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran and Slovakia should provide the […]

Iran welcomes election of Aoun as Lebanon’s president

Press TV- (Mon Oct 31, 2016) Iran has offered felicitations to former general Michel Aoun for his election as Lebanon’s new president which ended a 29-month presidential vacuum in the country. After four rounds of voting, including two unexpected repeat votes, Aoun secured the presidency on Monday by winning the support of 83 out of 127 MPs, […]

Iran, Bosnia sign economic MoU

Press TV- (Tue Oct 25, 2016) Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the promotion of business cooperation and mutual investment. The document was signed by the countries’ officials in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the visiting chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir […]

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 […]