Security Council resolution ensures JCPOA enforcement: UN chief

Press TV – (Tue Jul 21, 2015) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the Security Council’s adoption of a resolution endorsing a recent nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries will “ensure” its enforcement. Iran and the P5+1 countries – the United States, Britain, France, China and Russia plus Germany – succeeded in […]

Iran cooperating over PMD to remove excuses: AEOI chief

Press TV – (Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran’s nuclear chief says the country is ready to cooperate in the settlement of the issue of the alleged possible military dimensions (PMD) of its nuclear program in order to remove any “excuses” over the peaceful nature of its activities. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) […]

Iran lawmakers to form JCPOA review committee

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran’s parliament (Majlis) will set up an ad hoc committee to review a recent nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1 world powers in Vienna. On Tuesday, 136 Iranian lawmakers voted in favor of a proposal to form a 15-member committee to review the text of the nuclear agreement, dubbed […]

Support for terrorists causing tragedy, instability in region: Iran

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran’s foreign minister says foreign support for militants in Syria and Iraq is causing a humanitarian tragedy and instability in these two Middle Eastern countries.  In a meeting with the visiting United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, Mohammad Javad Zarif said continued support for terrorist groups is the root cause of crisis and extremism across the […]

Reversibility also an option for Iran: Zarif

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the issue of reversibility to the conditions before a recent agreement between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 is not just an option for Iran’s international partners but also for Tehran. Addressing an open session of the Majlis (Parliament) on Tuesday, Zarif referred to […]

Iran instrumental in fight against terrorism in Mideast: FM

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic has played a leading role in fighting terrorism and extremism in the Middle East region. In a meeting with Yves Rossier, the State Secretary at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), in Tehran on Tuesday, Zarif expressed Iran’s readiness […]

Iran will not back down over defensive capacities: Aide to Leader

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will never compromise on its defensive capabilities irrespective of the breakthrough in nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries.  “I say explicitly that the Islamic Republic of Iran will never back down on its defensive stance and will manufacture any type of missile deemed to be in its interest […]

Iran censures terrorist attack in Turkey

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran has strongly condemned a massive terrorist bombing that rocked the Turkish town of Suruc, near the southern border with Syria. This criminal act of terrorism once again showed that perpetrators of such incidents are not committed to any principle and will spare no effort to achieve their inhumane objectives, Iran’s Foreign Ministry […]

Iran-Germany ties connect Mideast, Europe: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Jul 20, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says broad relations between Iran and Germany can bring countries in the Middle East and Europe closer. Rouhani made the remarks in a Monday meeting with German Economy and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who is heading a high-ranking delegation in a three-day visit to Iran. “We hope that the German delegation […]

Iran missiles outside scope of UNSC resolution, Foreign Ministry says

Press TV -(Mon Jul 20, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Ministry says UN Security Council Resolution 2231 does not cover the Islamic Republic’s military capabilities including its ballistic missiles. Iran will continue to enhance its defense capabilities to safeguard its sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity against any potential acts of aggression as well as the threat of terrorism in the region, the Iranian […]