Iran, Russia want all key regional players to promote intra-Syrian dialog

Press TV -(Wed Oct 28, 2015) Iran and Russia have underlined the need to take all key regional players on board to promote an intra-Syrian dialog to settle the four-and-a-half-year crisis gripping the Arab country. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, stressed this point while discussing ways of resolving the Syria conflict in a telephone conversation on Tuesday, said […]

Iran’s Zarif to attend Syria peace talks in Austrian capital

Press TV -(Wed Oct 28, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to take part in an upcoming conference in Vienna, Austria, aimed at exploring ways to end over four years of deadly violence in Syria. “Based on invitation for the Islamic Republic of Iran to participate in this summit, the foreign minister will […]

Iran condemns Saudi airstrikes on MSF hospital in Yemen’s Sa’ada

Press TV -(Wed Oct 28, 2015) Iran has in the strongest terms condemned Saudi Arabia’s recent airstrikes on a hospital run by the medical aid group, Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF, in Yemen. Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Wednesday said the military campaign against Yemen is aimed at full destruction of the country, adding that […]

Iran urges int’l action to avert humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Press TV -(Tue Oct 27, 2015) A senior Iranian official has warned about the escalating humanitarian situation in Yemen, which has been under Saudi military strikes for over eight months now. Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for European and American affairs, on Tuesday described the situation in Yemen as “grave,” urging the international […]

Saudia Arabia plotting terrorism in Muslim states: Velayati

Press TV- (Tue Oct 27, 2015 ) A senior Iranian official says Saudi Arabia is plotting acts of terrorism in Muslim countries on behalf of the United States and its Western allies.  “On behalf of the US and West, Saudi Arabia is masterminding and sponsoring terrorism in Muslim countries,” Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Leader […]

President of French Senate to visit Iran soon

Press TV -(Sun Oct 25, 2015) President of the French Senate Gerard Larcher is to visit Iran in the near future to hold talks with senior Iranian officials. Speaking to reporters at the end of his visit to Lebanon in the capital, Beirut, on Saturday, Larcher said he plans to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, […]

Iran, Russia stress enhanced bilateral consultations on Mideast crises

Press TV -(Sat Oct 24, 2015) Iran and Russia have underlined the need to enhance their consultations in order to help find a solution to the ongoing crises in the Middle East and restore stability and security to the region. In a telephone conversation on Saturday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian […]

Talks with UK officials on regional crises useful: Iran deputy FM

Press TV -(Fri Oct 23, 2015) Iran’s deputy foreign minister for Arab and African Affairs has described as “useful” his talks with senior British officials about regional crises. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the comments on Friday upon the conclusion of his official visit to Britain to discuss key Middle East issues such as extremism and terrorism in countries like Syria. […]

Syria neighbors must guard borders: Iranian deputy FM

Press TV -(Fri Oct 23, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the most crucial step that can be taken for a settlement of the crisis in Syria is the proper protection of the borders of the Arab country’s neighbors. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Friday that a genuine campaign against terrorism as well as […]

Leader’s directives on JCPOA to be fully observed: Rouhani

Press TV -(Thu Oct 22, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says directives issued by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on the implementation of the agreement reached by Iran and the P5+1 group over Tehran’s nuclear program will be fully observed. In a letter addressed to the Leader on Thursday, Rouhani expressed gratitude […]