SCO seeks enhanced ties with Iran: President Rouhani

Press TV -(Sat Sep 13, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) seek to strengthen all-out relations with the Islamic Republic. “Today, all regional countries and members of the Shanghai [Cooperation] Organization (SCO) are interested in more and better relations with Iran in all fields, including economic ties,” President […]


Lebanon stability, Iran top priority: Senior official

Press TV -(Sat Sep 13, 2014) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic attaches great significance to Lebanon’s stability and territorial integrity. Ali Akbar Velayati, who is president of the Center for Strategic Research of Iran’s Expediency Council, made the remarks during a meeting with UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly in Tehran on Saturday. “Lebanon […]


Iran urges organized planning, cooperation against terrorism

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) Iran has urged member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to use concerted planning and political interaction as the best way to counter the growing threat of extremism and terrorism. President Hassan Rouhani said at the opening session of the fourteenth summit of the SCO in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, […]


Iran, Russia call for promotion of bilateral relations

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) Iran and Russia have emphasized the necessity of promoting bilateral relations in all fields. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, met Friday on the sidelines of the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to discuss issues of mutual interest as well as regional and international developments. […]


Iran can help develop Turkmen infrastructure: Rouhani

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic is ready to offer help to Turkmenistan to develop its infrastructure.  Iran is also ready to provide the Central Asian country with required commodities and products, Rouhani said. The Iranian president made the remarks in a meeting with his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow […]


Rouhani invites Indian PM to visit Iran for talks

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to travel to Iran for talks on the expansion of bilateral ties. Rouhani’s invitation was announced during his Friday meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of a summit of the Shangahi Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Tajik […]


Iran, Russia foreign ministers meet in Dushanbe

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) The foreign ministers of Iran and Russia have met to discuss bilateral and regional issues as well as the process of negotiations on the Iranian nuclear energy program. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, on Friday on the sidelines […]


Hard path ahead of Iran, Sextet for N-deal: Iran diplomat

Press TV -(Thu Sep 11, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says Iran and the P5+1 group have a difficult path to tread as the two sides try to reach a long-term deal on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program. “We are always optimistic…, but we have a difficult road to go,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for […]


Iran, Uzbekistan determined to expand relations

Press TV -(Thu Sep 11, 2014) Iran and Uzbekistan have emphasized their determination to promote Tehran-Tashkent relations in different areas, especially in various economic sectors. In a Thursday meeting with the Uzbek President, Islam Karimov, in Tajikistan’s capital city of Dushanbe, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran and Tashkent should tap into their “numerous economic potentials” in […]


Iran’s president meets SCO secretary general

Press TV -(Thu Sep 11, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Dmitry Fyodorovich Mezentsev, the secretary general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). During the meeting held in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, on Thursday, the two sides discussed regional and international issues. The Iranian president termed terrorism and extremism a pressing problem for the world […]