Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks at sensitive point: Zarif

Press TV -(Sat Feb 28, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country’s negotiations with the P5+1 countries over Tehran’s nuclear program have reached a “sensitive point.” Addressing a joint press conference with his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni in Tehran on Saturday, Zarif added that negotiators of Iran and the United States held “accurate” and […]


Iran eyeing development of small reactors

Press TV -(Sat Feb 28, 2015) Iran’s nuclear chief Ali-Akbar Salehi has announced that the country is looking into the development of small reactors. Salehi has been quoted by Iran’s local media as saying that this is a new strategy that could decrease the costs and in turn increase the profits over the utilization of nuclear energy. […]


Iran denounces Egypt court’s ruling against Hamas

Press TV -(Sat Feb 28, 2015) Iran has reacted strongly after a court in Egypt labeled the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas a “terrorist” organization. Condemning the verdict, which was issued on Saturday by the Cairo Court of Urgent Matters, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs, said later in the day that “Hamas […]


US must rectify wrong approach on nuclear talks: Rouhani

Press TV -(Fri Feb 27, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the US should rectify its wrong approach vis-à-vis negotiations on Tehran’s nuclear program. “It is the Americans that should try to rectify the wrong steps that they have taken [towards the Iranian nuclear issue],” Rouhani told reporters in the central Iranian city of Qom on Thursday. […]


Technical talks must protect Iran’s nuclear rights: Salehi

Press TV -(Fri Feb 27, 2015) Technical talks on Iran’s nuclear program must take into account the country’s national nuclear rights, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says. “In technical negotiations, we should both safeguard our interests and try to technically alleviate the fabricated concerns raised by the opposite side,” Ali Akbar Salehi said. He added that […]


Yemen disintegration to benefit no side in Mideast: Iran official

Press TV -(Fri Feb 27, 2015) An Iranian deputy foreign minister has warned against foreign interference in Yemen, saying the disintegration of the Arab country would benefit “no side” in the Middle East region. “Moving towards Yemen’s disintegration will be to the benefit of no side in the region,” Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and […]


Considerable progress made in Geneva nuclear talks: Iran official

Press TV -(Thu Feb 26, 2015) A senior Iranian negotiator has expressed satisfaction with the “considerable” progress in the process of the recent Geneva talks over Tehran’s nuclear energy program. Representatives from Iran and the United States held nuclear talks in the Swiss city of Geneva earlier this week. They held three rounds of negotiations in an attempt to […]


Iran brooks no sanctions in nuclear talks: Rouhani

Press TV -(Wed Feb 25, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will not accept humiliation or the continuation of sanctions during negotiations over its nuclear program. “Sanctions are in contravention of human rights, and Iran will not accept imposition [of ideas], humiliation or the continuation of sanctions in negotiations [over its nuclear program],” Rouhani […]


Good progress was made in Geneva talks: Zarif

Press TV -(Wed Feb 25, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says “good progress was made on certain topics” during bilateral negotiations with the US delegate in Geneva. Zarif made the remarks at a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari in Baghdad on Tuesday, a day after the two-day high-level talks between Iranian […]


Iran pledges support for Iraq in anti-terrorism fight

Press TV -(Wed Feb 25, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country will not leave Iraq alone in the fight against terrorism. The Iranian official made the remark in a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad on Tuesday. The Iraqi premier, for his part, highlighted Iran’s role in the campaign against terrorism and […]