Iran nixed Assad ouster clause in Vienna: Amir-Abdollahian

Press TV- (Sun Nov 15, 2015) Iran says it opposed the inclusion of a clause that would have asked for the removal of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad from power in the statement that was issued following recent talks in Vienna on the Syrian conflict. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, who […]

France, Lebanon terror raids alarm to Iran, too: Intelligence minister

Press TV- (Sun Nov 15, 2015) Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says the recent terrorist attacks in France and Lebanon are also an alarm to the Islamic Republic, which should take action to exercise more vigilance. Referring to the recent deadly blasts in the French and Lebanese capitals, Alavi said, “Of course, the recent blasts […]

Iranians express solidarity with France over Paris attacks

Press TV- (Sat Nov 14, 2015 ) Iranians have expressed solidarity with the French people following the deadly terror attacks in Paris carried out by the Daesh Takfiri militant group. The Iranians on Saturday paid tribute to those killed or injured in the attacks and extended their condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the attacks […]

Russia’s Putin to visit Iran in late November

Pres TV -(Fri Nov 13, 2015) Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to pay an official one-day visit to Iran later this month, the Kremlin says. President Putin will set off for Tehran on November 23 to attend a meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), the Kremlin’s top foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov told […]

Military approaches no solution to Mideast crises: Iran

Press TV -(Tue Nov 10, 2015 ) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned against the adoption of military approaches to resolve the ongoing crises in the Middle East.  “If some players still have the illusion of a military solution to regional crises, that would be disastrous,” Zarif said in a meeting with Tunisia’s Secretary of State for Arab […]

Iran, Russia stress political solution in Syria

Press TV- (Tue Nov 10, 2015) Iran and Russia have reiterated the necessity of finding a political solution to ongoing crisis in Syria. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Bogdanov discussed the latest developments in Syria in a meeting in the Russian capital on Tuesday. […]

No military solution for Yemen: Belgium

Press TV -(Mon Nov 9, 2015) Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders says there is no military solution to the conflict in Yemen, urging political dialog to end the fighting there. Reynders, who is on an official visit to Iran, made the remark during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in […]

Extremism in Mideast big threat to entire world: Zarif

Press TV -(Mon Nov 9, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says growing extremism and sectarianism in the Middle East pose a great security threat to the whole world. “Our region is today faced with a serious and severe danger, which is the danger of unrestrained extremism and sectarianism as a result of the […]

Iran FM urges political solution to Syria crisis

Press TV -(Wed Nov 4, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s logical and transparent stance on Syria, calling for diplomacy as the only way of resolving the crisis in the Arab country. The Syrian people must decide their own fate and nobody should impose their will on Syrians, Zarif […]

Saudi airstrikes on Yemen must end: Iran diplomat

Press TV- (Tue Nov 3, 2015) A senior Iranian official has called for an end to ongoing Saudi airstrikes on Yemen, which continue to claim innocent lives and have destroyed the country’s infrastructure. In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail […]