Iran, China must boost anti-terrorism cooperation: Official

Press TV -(Mon Nov 17, 2014) A senior Iranian official says Iran and China are bent on strengthening their cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism in the Middle East. “Cooperation among Tehran, Beijing and Moscow regarding Syria is seriously going on,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in a […]

Final nuclear deal must respect Iran’s rights: Shamkhani

Press TV -(Sun Nov 16, 2014) A senior Iranian official has stressed the importance of lifting all “cruel” sanctions against Iran, saying any final nuclear deal with the P5+1 group must recognize Tehran’s rights based on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). “Lifting all cruel sanctions and [Iran's] entitlement to full legal rights within the framework of the NPT […]

IAEA removes UAE’s fake name for Persian Gulf islands

Press TV -(Sat Nov 15, 2014)  The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has removed a fake name used by the United Arab Emirates for three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf. The UN nuclear agency deleted a fake map of three Iranian islands of the Greater Tunb, the Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa published by the […]

All countries should have right to nuclear energy: Rouhani

Press TV -(Thu Nov 13, 2014) Iran says all countries should benefit from peaceful nuclear energy within the framework of the regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks during a joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev  in the Azeri capital city […]

Iran criticizes use of sanctions as tool for political gains

Press TV -(Thu Nov 13, 2014) Iranian Deputy Ambassador to the UN Gholam-Hossein Dehqani has criticized the use of sanctions as a tool for political gains. Addressing a UN General Assembly session on Wednesday, Dehqani, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), expressed the movement’s serious concern over the UN Security Council’s imposition […]

P5+1 must understand circumstances: Rouhani

Press TV -(Wed Nov 12, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has expressed hope that the P5+1 countries, particularly the United States, will understand the situation surrounding Iran’s nuclear energy program. “Iran has made its utmost efforts…and made the necessary adjustments to its demands and we hope that all the P5+1 countries, particularly the US, which occasionally seeks […]

Iran, Azerbaijan call for stronger cooperation in all areas

Press TV -(Wed Nov 12, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, have underscored the need for further expansion of cooperation between Tehran and Baku in different domains. In a meeting with Aliyev in the Azeri capital city of Baku on Wednesday, Rouhani said the Islamic Republic of Iran and the neighboring Republic […]

Obama sent number of letters to Iran: Official

Press TV -(Wed Nov 12, 2014) A senior Iranian official says US President Barack Obama has on a number of occasions sent letters to Tehran, emphasizing that the Islamic Republic in some cases has responded to such correspondence. “The correspondence of the US president [with Iran] has a years-old history, and at times responses have been given to such letters,” […]

Iran serious in resolving ‘artificial nuclear crisis’

Press TV -(Tue Nov 11, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister says the country is serious in its pursuit of the resolution of the “artificial crisis” about its nuclear energy program. “Iran is seriously after the resolution of the artificial nuclear crisis and has entered negotiation with absolute good will,” Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a meeting with man’s […]

Gas injection into IR-5 centrifuges has not stopped: Iran

Press TV -(Wed Nov 12, 2014) The Islamic Republic of Iran has played down reports that it has agreed to stop injecting gas into its first-generation centrifuges. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Marzieh Afkham said on Tuesday that Iran began testing the IR-5 centrifuges before it reached an interim nuclear deal with the P5+1 courtiers in Geneva last […]