Iran supporting Iraq’s unity, territorial integrity: Official

Press TV -(Mon Apr 20, 2015) A senior Iranian official has reaffirmed Tehran’s support for national solidarity in, and the territorial integrity of Iraq as the Arab country is grappling with deadly violence fueled by ISIL Takfir terrorists. “Iran’s fundamental policy toward Iraq is to support the unity and territorial integrity of that country as well as good-neighborliness and to help […]

US, allies oppose Iran-Afghanistan cooperation: Leader

Press TV -(Sun Apr 19, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US and certain regional countries oppose cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan. “Of course, the Americans and some countries in the region are not familiar with Afghanistan’s potentialities and do not favor empathy and cooperation between the two countries, but Iran […]

Iran, Afghanistan sign memorandums to improve cooperation

Press TV -(Sun Apr 19, 2015) Iran and Afghanistan have signed two memorandums of understanding to improve cooperation in different sectors. The documents were inked between the two countries’ foreign ministries and also between Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology and Afghan Ministry of Higher Education in Tehran on Sunday. They were signed in the presence of […]

Iran, Afghanistan agree on intelligence cooperation in anti-drugs fight

Press TV -(Sun Apr 19, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and neighboring Afghanistan have agreed on intelligence and security cooperation as part of efforts to combat illicit drugs trafficking.  “Concerning the issue of narcotics, which is a menace beleaguering the region, Iran and Afghanistan itself, we agreed to have intelligence and security cooperation […]

Iran, Afghanistan resolute in anti-terror fight: Rouhani

Press TV -(Sun Apr 19, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran and Afghanistan are firmly determined to strengthen cooperation to counter the threat of extremism and terrorism across the region. Speaking at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Tehran on Sunday, Rouhani said security issues and acts of terror in the region are among […]

Tehran, Caracas share anti-bullying policies: Zarif

Press TV -(Mon Apr 20, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condemned the United States for declaring Venezuela a threat to its national security, saying Tehran and Caracas have adopted similar policies in countering threats and use of force. “Regarding Venezuela’s [non-permanent] membership in the UN Security Council (UNSC) and the pressing challenges facing the […]

Iran condemns blasts in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad

Press TV -(Sun Apr 19, 2015) Iran has condemned the recent deadly blasts in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad, urging a concerted international effort to fight terrorism. On Saturday, a series of explosions in the city of Jalalabad in the eastern province of Nangarhar killed at least 35 people and injured more than 100 others. Iran’s Foreign […]

Iran ready to work with Australia against terrorism: Rouhani

Press TV -(Sat Apr 18, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has expressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness to cooperate with Australia in the fight against terrorism. “Iran is ready to cooperate with all countries, including Australia, in the fight against violence, extremism and terrorism,” Rouhani said in a meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Tehran on […]

Attack on civilians in Yemen to bring disgrace to aggressors: Rouhani

Press TV -(Sat Apr 18, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has warned against hatching plots in the region, saying the military aggression against civilians in Yemen will bring disgrace to the aggressors. Addressing a special ceremony to mark National Army Day in Tehran on Saturday, President Rouhani added that Iran’s powerful Armed Forces seek to establish peace and […]

Iran ready to help stop war in Yemen under peace plan: FM

Press TV -(Sat Apr 18, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country is prepared to help stop the military campaign against Yemen based on Tehran’s four-point peace plan submitted to the UN given the ongoing sensitive situation in the region. “In line with its four-point [peace] plan, the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to […]