Iran dismisses military solution to Yemen crisis, urges talks

Press TV -(Wed Apr 15, 2015) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says the crisis in Yemen cannot be settled militarily. Speaking at her weekly press conference in Tehran on Wednesday, Afkham stressed that the conflict in the Arab country must be resolved through talks. Yemen has been targeted by Saudi airstrikes since March 26 in a campaign aimed […]

Tehran, IAEA find solutions to remaining issues: Envoy

Press TV -(Wed Apr 15, 2015) Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have come up with a series of “solutions” over outstanding issues in the country’s nuclear program, says the Iranian ambassador to the IAEA. Reza Najafi made the comments following a one-day meeting between delegates from Iran and the IAEA in Tehran on Wednesday. […]

Muslim world must act promptly to end Saudi war on Yemen: Larijani

  Press TV -(Tue Apr 14, 2015) Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the Saudi aggression against Yemen will be to the detriment of the Muslim world, calling for an immediate end to the military campaign. Larijani made the call during separate telephone conversations with his counterparts from Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Algeria on Monday. During […]

Iran, Iraq parliament speakers discuss Mideast developments

Press TV -(Tue Apr 14, 2015) The Iranian parliament (Majlis) speaker and his Iraqi counterpart have discussed challenges threatening the security and stability of the Middle East and ways of addressing them. In a telephone conversation on Monday, Ali Larijani and Salim al-Jabouri exchanged views on the latest developments in the region. Larijani also reportedly proposed a trilateral […]

Iran: Drafting nuclear deal to start next week

Press TV -(Tue Apr 14, 2015) Iran says the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries are to start drafting a final accord on the country’s nuclear program next week. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in Madrid on Tuesday that the seven countries are to start drafting the deal on April 21 in the presence of […]

Iran’s Zarif oultlines four-point peace plan for Yemen

Press TV -(Tue Apr 14, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has put forward the details of a proposed peace plan according to which Tehran seeks to help end the ongoing conflict gripping Yemen. During his visit to the Spanish capital, Madrid, on Tuesday, Zarif proposed a four-point plan, emphasizing the Yemeni nation’s right to decide its own […]

Iranian FM in Spain over EU ties, Mideast issues

Press TV -(Tue Apr 14, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in the Spanish capital of Madrid for talks with the country’s officials on Tehran’s relations with the European Union as well as the latest developments in the Middle East. Speaking to reporters upon his arrival early Tuesday, Zarif said his visit was also aimed at discussing developments […]

Saudi Arabia to suffer Yemen war consequences: Velayati

Press TV -(Tue Apr 14, 2015) A senior Iranian official has condemned the Saudi airstrikes on Yemen as “inhumane,” saying the Riyadh regime will suffer the consequences of its aggression against the impoverished country. “No international, Islamic or humanitarian principle approves of the [Saudi] aggression against Yemen, since they (the aggressors) are killing the oppressed and defenseless people,” Ali Akbar […]

Iran, Latin American states need to boost relations: Tehran

Press TV -(Tue Apr 14, 2015) A senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official says the Islamic Republic is keen on improving relations with Latin American states in both political and economic fields. “The changes that have occurred in the international community and the considerable economic capacities in the [Latin American] region have created significant opportunities for cooperation,” Iran’s Deputy […]

Rouhani says ‘tough road’ ahead of final nuclear deal

Press TV -(Mon Apr 13, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says there is a “tough road ahead” of a final deal between the Islamic Republic and global powers on Tehran’s nuclear program, warning that the Iranian government and nation will not bow to pressure. In a joint meeting of his administration and parliament on Sunday, Rouhani said that […]