Iran-UAE FMs to chair 2nd joint commission

Press TV -(Sun Apr 13, 2014) Iran and the United Arab Emirates are set to hold their 2nd high joint commission in Abu Dhabi, a senior Iranian diplomat says. “The second high joint commission between Iran and the [United Arab] Emirates will be held in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday with the presence of the two countries’ foreign […]

Iran presents Wind Towers file to UNESCO World Heritage

Press TV -(Sun Apr 13, 2014) Iran has presented the historical structure of Wind Towers file to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization. The historical records of the structure were compiled in a file by cultural heritage experts and delivered to UNESCO last week, the deputy director of the […]

US visa denial to Iran’s UN pick unwise: Iranian mission

Press TV -(Sat Apr 12, 2014) The Iranian mission to the United Nations has condemned Washington’s ‘unwise’ decision to deny visa to Tehran’s newly-appointed UN envoy. In a Saturday statement, the Iranian mission said Washington’s decision to not issue a visa to Hamid Aboutalebi is in breach of international treaties.“This unwise decision is a clear violation of […]

Sensitivity to Iran-Russia ties illogical: Tehran

Press TV -(Fri Apr 11, 2014) Iran has dismissed as “illogical” certain countries’ sensitivity toward Tehran’s cooperation with Russia, saying Tehran-Moscow relations are “running their normal course.” “Iran and Russia enjoy great potential for cooperation and expansion of economic and trade relations,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Saturday.Officials from both countries pay due regard […]

Iran seeking no alternative for its UN pick: Diplomat

Press TV -(Sat Apr 12, 2014) Iran is not considering any replacement for its newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations Hamid Aboutalebi who has been denied a visa by the US, a top Iranian diplomat says. “We are considering no alternative to replace Mr. Aboutalebi and are pursuing the issue through legal mechanisms,” said Iranian Deputy Foreign […]

Iran rejects UK Foreign Office human rights report

Press TV -(Fri Apr 11, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denounced a recent report by the UK Foreign Ministry on human rights situation in Iran as biased. Criticizing the report on Friday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said Iran has a good cooperation on improving human rights across the world, and stresses on respect for other […]

Iran to receive 5th installment of frozen funds

Press TV -(Fri Apr 11, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the Islamic Republic will next week receive the fifth installment of the $4.2-billion blocked funds it was promised as part of an interim nuclear deal with six world powers. “As of today, four out of the eight installments of our country’s frozen assets have been […]

Iran clears up ambiguities over Arak reactor: AEOI

Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iran has offered a scientific and logical proposal to clear up any ambiguities over the country’s Arak heavy-water reactor, a senior Iranian official says. After the signing of the Geneva deal dubbed the Joint Plan of Action between Iran and six world powers, Tehran put forward a scientific plan to resolve […]

US visa denial to Iran UN envoy unacceptable: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condemned a US decision to deny visa to Tehran’s newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations. Briefing Iranian reporters in the Austrian capital Vienna on Wednesday, Zarif denounced the measure as unacceptable and said Tehran will follow up the issue through diplomatic channels at the […]

Final nuclear deal possible in three months: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a comprehensive agreement between Iran and six major world powers on Tehran’s nuclear energy program can be reached within three months. Iran and the P5+1 group sealed an interim deal in Geneva on November 24, 2013 to pave the way for the full resolution […]