‘Asia-Africa cooperation runs counter to unilateralism’

Press TV -(Fri Apr 24, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted the importance of Asia-Africa ties, saying the South-South cooperation flies in the face of unilateralism. “Cooperation between the countries of these two continents against unilateralism is a great and very important move in the international arena,” Rouhani told reporters upon his arrival in Tehran on Friday after wrapping up […]


Iranian president urges world Muslims to condemn terrorism

Press TV -(Thu Apr 23, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on Muslims all over the world to speak out against the terrorist groups twisting the image of Islam. “All Muslims should break their silence against terrorist groups, which have caused the greatest harm to Islam,” said President Rouhani in a meeting with intellectuals and Muslim […]


Syria paying price for anti-Israel resistance: Iran speaker

Press TV -(Fri Apr 24, 2015) The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) speaker says Syria is paying the price for its resistance against the Israeli regime.   “Syria is a significant country in the resistance front and in restoring the rights of the oppressed Palestinian people, and it is paying the price for resistance against the Zionist regime,” Ali Larijani […]


Tehran calls in Saudi envoy over aid plane interception

Press TV -(Fri Apr 24, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia’s chargé d’affaires in Tehran to express its protest over Riyadh’s interception of an Iranian aid flight to war-wracked Yemen. Saudi Arabia’s most senior diplomat in Tehran was summoned on Friday after Saudi fighter jets prevented an Iranian plane, which was carrying medical aid, from entering the Yemeni airspace. This is while the […]


Iran, P5+1 start drafting on sanctions removal: Araqchi

Press TV -(Fri Apr 24, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says Iran and the P5+1 group have started drafting the text of mechanisms related to the removal of sanctions imposed on Tehran over its peaceful nuclear program. Speaking to Press TV following meetings with representatives of the P5+1 group in the Austrian capital city of Vienna […]


Good clarifications made on removal of anti-Iran bans: Araqchi

Press TV -(Fri Apr 24, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says certain clarifications have been made on the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions during the latest round of talks over Tehran’s nuclear program. “The US and European sides have made good clarifications on the lifting of sanctions,” Abbas Araqchi, the deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, […]


Iran blasts Saudi obstruction of aid to Yemen

Press TV -(Fri Apr 24, 2015) An Iranian official has reprimanded Saudi Arabia for refusing to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Yemeni people who sustained injuries during the kingdom’s airstrikes on its impoverished neighbor. “Saudi Arabia does not help with efforts to deliver humanitarian aid and transfer of injured Yemenis for treatment,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African […]


Iranian president urges world Muslims to condemn terrorism

Press TV -(Thu Apr 23, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on Muslims all over the world to speak out against the terrorist groups twisting the image of Islam. “All Muslims should break their silence against terrorist groups, which have caused the greatest harm to Islam,” said President Rouhani in a meeting with intellectuals and Muslim […]


Rouhani, Xi call for closer Tehran-Beijing ties

Press TV -(Thu Apr 23, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have highlighted the significance of Tehran-Beijing relations, calling for an increase in bilateral cooperation. On Thursday, Rouhani and Xi met on the sidelines of the Asian-African Conference (AAC) in the Indonesian capital Jakarta and discussed bilateral ties as well as the latest […]


Iran, Indonesia stress upgrading economic ties

Press TV -(Thu Apr 23, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo have stressed the promotion of cooperation between Tehran and Jakarta on all fronts. Rouhani and Widodo met on the sidelines of the Asian-African Conference (AAC) in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, stressing closer cooperation between the two countries in different fields, especially in the economic […]