Position of the Islamic Republic of Iran concerning its participation in the Geneva II conference on Syria in Montreux, Switzerland

Regarding inquiries into the stance of the Islamic Republic of Iran concerning its participation in the Geneva II conference on Syria in Montreux, Switzerland, the response of the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations, Ambassador M. Khazaee is as follows: “The Islamic Republic of Iran appreciates the efforts of […]


Reuters – Jul 2, 2013

Reuters – (Jul 2, 2013) A spokesman for Tehran’s UN mission in New York said sanctions were “counterproductive in terms of confidence building between Iran and some members of the Security Council who level some allegations against my country”. “Iran has never violated its international commitment and always remains committed to its obligations,” he said.


Reuters – Jul 2, 2013

Reuters – ( Jul 2, 2013) A spokesman for Iran’s U.N. mission, rejected the suggestion that Iran could be connected in any way with arms supplies to al-Shabaab. “These are some baseless allegations and ridiculous fabrications about the Islamic Republic of Iran,” he said. “This alleged report by the Monitoring Group on Somalia on arms shipments from Iran carries […]


The Wall Street Journal – June 21, 2013

The Wall Street Journal – ( June 21, 2013)  Alireza Miryousefi, spokesman for Iran’s United Nations mission, said the country has a free and vibrant press. “The free flow of information via media and press and the environment characterized by conflicting and challenging views is quite visible in the political and cultural atmosphere of Iran,” Miryousefi […]


The New York times – June 20, 2013

The New York times -(  June 20, 2013)  Alireza Miryousefi, a spokesman for Iran’s United Nations mission, noted that the group’s founders had “worked within or were close to the U.S. government” and that Iran considered it “counterproductive and contrary to the policy announced by the new administration in early 2009, which purportedly sought to diplomatically interact with […]


The New York times – June 20, 2013

The New York times -(  June 20, 2013)  Alireza Miryousefi, a spokesman for Iran’s United Nations mission, noted that the group’s founders had “worked within or were close to the U.S. government” and that Iran considered it “counterproductive and contrary to the policy announced by the new administration in early 2009, which purportedly sought to diplomatically interact with […]


Foreign Policy -June 17, 2013

Foreign Policy – (June 17, 2013) Iran reacted sharply to the report,  telling Turtle Bay that the panel’s findings are flat wrong. “The reports by the Panel of Experts are erroneous and lack credible authenticated information,” Alireza Miryousefi, the spokesman for the Iranian mission to the United Nations, said in an emailed statement. “From our standpoint we […]


Iran’s View of Cyberwarfare – The New York Times – May 22, 2013

The New York Times -( May 22, 2013) To the Editor: Re “Cyberattacks on the Rise Against U.S. Corporations” (news article, May 13): Although Iran has been the recipient of protracted waves of state-sponsored cyberattacks attempting to target Iran’s civilian nuclear facilities, power grids, oil terminals and other industrial sectors, it has never taken countermeasures against the perpetrators […]


Iran denies link with 2 suspects in alleged Canada train attack plot

washingtonpost - (By Associated Press, Published:23 April 23 ) TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday denied any links with an alleged terrorist plot that Canadian authorities claim was directed by al-Qaida operatives in Iran and sought to derail a passenger train. Canadian authorities allege the suspects Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35, had “direction and guidance” […]


Ledeen’s View of Iran Is Mistaken

The Wall Street Journal -(17 April 2013) Regarding “A Third Way to Address the Iranian Threat” by Michael Ledeen (op-ed, April 17): For the past 34 years, ever since the Islamic revolution overthrew a U.S.-backed monarchical dictatorship, Iran’s new representative political system has been consistently vilified in the U.S. media. Mr. Ledeen’s article dismisses many important facts […]