Iran’s Zarif attends closed-door Parliament session over nuclear talks

Press TV -(Sun May 24, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has attended a closed-door session of the Parliament (Majlis) to brief lawmakers on the recent nuclear negotiations with the P5+1 group of countries. Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi also accompanied Zarif in the briefing session on Sunday. Iran and the […]

Iran will not allow military sites inspection: Araqchi

Press TV -(Sun May 24, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says Tehran will not allow the inspection of its military sites as part of a prospective nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries. Speaking at a closed door session of Iranian parliament (Majlis) on Sunday, Abbas Araqchi, the deputy foreign minister for legal and international […]

Leader warns of plots to sow discord among Muslims

Press TV -(Sat May 23, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned that enemies of Islam are pursuing plots to sow discord among Muslim nations. Some heads of Muslim states mistake enemies for friends, Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting with participants at the 32nd International Holy Quran Competitions in Tehran on Saturday. “Officials of […]

Obama’s anti-Iran remarks meant to foment tension in Mideast: Afkham

Press TV -(Sat May 23, 2015) Iran has dismissed recent allegations by US President Barack Obama that the Islamic Republic seeks to take advantage of instability in the Middle East. “The Islamic Republic of Iran is the source of stability and security in the unstable region of the Middle East and it seriously pursues and encourages political solutions […]

Iran, P5+1 to resume nuclear talks in Vienna next Tuesday

Press TV -(Sat May 23, 2015) Iran and the P5+1 countries agree to resume a fresh round of talks to continue drafting a final agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program in the Austrian capital of Vienna next week, a senior Iranian negotiator says. Representatives of Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany […]

US, UK, Canada to blame for failure of NPT Review Conference: Iran official

Press TV -(Sat May 23, 2015) A senior Iranian official has blamed the US, the UK and Canada for the failure of the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to adopt a final document aimed at achieving a Middle East free of nuclear weapons. “The onus for the failure of the conference is clearly on […]

Iran not to succumb to excessive demands: Zarif

Press TV -(Fri May 22, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will not give in to excessive demands in negotiations over the country’s nuclear program. “Time and again, members of the [Iranian] negotiating delegation and I have stressed that [we] will certainly not allow the Western side to make excessive demands in the nuclear […]

Tehran, Moscow call for end to Saudi attacks on Yemen

Press TV -(Fri May 22, 2015) The Islamic Republic of Iran and Russia have demanded an immediate cessation of the Saudi airstrikes against Yemen. On Friday, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov exchanged views on the latest developments in the Middle East during a telephone […]

Iran backs UN-brokered Yemen talks, warns of foreign meddling

Press TV -(Fri May 22, 2015) A senior Iranian official has pledged the Islamic Republic’s support for the UN-brokered talks on Yemen, but slammed any foreign interference in the negotiations aimed at ending the crisis in the Arab country. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs, made the remarks after a meeting […]

Iran won’t sign on to deal allowing access to military sites: Rouhani

Press TV -(Thu May 21, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will never sign a nuclear deal with the P5+1 countries that would allow foreign access to the country’s scientific and military secrets. Referring to the recent remarks by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei that Iran will never allow inspections […]