Iran’s Rouhani scheduled to address UN General Assembly in New York

Press TV- (Mon Sep 21, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will set off for New York this week to address the 70th annual session of the UN General Assembly. President Rouhani will leave Tehran on September 24 to attend the world’s largest diplomatic gathering, where he is scheduled to deliver a speech. The 70th United Nations […]

JCPOA paves way for further Iran-Japan ties: Zarif

Press TV- (Mon Sep 21, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries in July will prepare the ground for more economic relations between Iran and Japan. “Japan, by making an investment in different sectors, can restore its previous economic position in Iran,” Zarif said in […]

IAEA hails ‘significant progress’ in Iran roadmap implementation

Press TV- (Mon Sep 21, 2015) The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has hailed the “significant progress” made in the implementation of a roadmap signed between Iran and the nuclear monitoring body in July. “Significant progress has been achieved,” Yukiya Amano told reporters in the Austrian capital city of Vienna on Monday, a day […]

Iran government, nation do not trust US officials: FM Zarif

Press TV- (Sun Sep 20, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says lack of trust on the part of the Iranian nation and government in the US statesmen is the main problem in relations between Tehran and Washington. “What the American officials have done in recent months, particularly after [the finalization of] JCPOA [the Joint […]

Iran dismisses US’ allegations on Iran’s role in region

Press TV- (Sun Sep 20, 2015) A top Iranian diplomat has dismissed claims by the US State Department about the Islamic Republic’s role in regional developments, saying such allegations are untrue and interfering. The Islamic Republic has proved that its approach to regional developments is based on the most constructive intentions, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab […]

Military approach to Yemen miscalculation: Iran official

Press TV- (Sun Sep 20, 2015) A top Iranian official says resorting to the military option regarding Yemen is a mistake, highlighting a rise in the number of Saudi air raids on the impoverished Arab country. “Insistence on using a military approach in this country (Yemen) is a miscalculation,” said Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian deputy foreign […]

Israel main obstacle to nuke-free Middle East: Iran

Press TV -(Thu Sep 17, 2015 ) Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has slammed the Israeli regime as the main obstacle to the establishment of a nuke-free Middle East, urging the international community to pressure Tel Aviv to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Tel Aviv’s “prohibited nuclear activity has seriously threatened regional peace […]

Iran ignores US requests for meeting on Iraq: Source

Press TV -(Thu Sep 17, 2015 ) Iran has ignored repeated requests from the United States for a diplomatic meeting with Iranian officials on the Iraq crisis, a report says.  Iran’s official news agency, IRNA, on Thursday quoted an unnamed Iraqi source as saying that the US diplomats in Iraq, including its ambassador, have over the past one month and a half offered […]

Political motives to blame for regional divides: Zarif

Press TV- (Thu Sep 17, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says “political motives” have triggered divisions in several crisis-hit countries in the Middle East. He made the comments in a Wednesday visit to Bangladesh, where he met with a number of top officials, including President Abdul Hamid, Premier Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister Abul […]

Recurring claims won’t change historical facts about Iran islands: Afkham

Press TV -(Wed Sep 16, 2015) Iran voices “surprise” over a few Arab countries’ attitude towards Tehran in the post-nuclear agreement atmosphere, rejecting their new statement as “baseless”. On Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham reacted to the statement released by the foreign ministers of the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) after the conclusion of their 136th […]