Any nuclear deal must respect Iran’s red lines: Afkham

Press TV -(Tue Oct 28, 2014) Any agreement with six world powers on Tehran’s nuclear energy program must conform to Iran’s red lines, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says. “The [Iranian] negotiating team clearly knows more than others that any agreement not respecting the [Islamic] Establishment’s red lines would be invalid,” Afkham said on Tuesday. She […]

Iran supports Tunisia’s stability, unity: Afkham

Press TV -(Tue Oct 28, 2014) Iran has congratulated Tunisia on its recent successful parliamentary elections, expressing support for the African country’s stability and unity. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has been supporting stability, peace, unity, territorial integrity and independence of Tunisia and other countries in the [North African] region and will continue to do so,” Iran’s […]

N-talks should see removal of sanctions all at once: Iran negotiator

Press TV -(Tue Oct 28, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group should lead to the removal of sanctions against the Islamic Republic all at once, adding that Tehran is opposed to any gradual lifting of the bans. “The Islamic Republic of Iran will not agree to the […]

Iraq, Syria can contain terror on their own: Iran top diplomat

Press TV -(Tue Oct 28, 2014) A senior Iranian official has hailed a recent victory by the Iraqi army against the ISIL Takfiri militants, saying the triumph proves that Iraq and Syria can contain the terrorist group on their own. The Iraqi military, supported by volunteer forces, succeeded in mopping up the last of ISIL Takfiri militants […]

Final nuclear deal possible in one month: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Oct 27, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says a final nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group is possible by the upcoming deadline for the talks between the two sides, if the six world powers show the necessary political resolve in this regard. In a meeting with Norwegian Ambassador to Tehran Odyssey Norheim […]

Middle East states should join hands in fighting terrorism: Iran FM

Press TV -(Sun Oct 26, 2014) Iran has called on Middle Eastern countries to strengthen collective efforts made to fight terrorist groups, particularly ISIL Takfiri militants, under the present complicated circumstances in the region. “Currently, regional countries are facing numerous challenges, which they will be able to overcome only through cooperation and consultation,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad […]

Iran’s Hashemi calls on Riyadh to overturn Nimr’s death ruling

Press TV -(Sat Oct 25, 2014) A senior Iranian official has called on Saudi Arabia to overturn the death penalty handed down to prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. In a Saturday message to Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz, Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said that a repeal of the verdict […]

Iran to emerge winner in nuclear talks: Velayati

Press TV -(Sat Oct 25, 2014) A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran will emerge winner in the negotiations with the P5+1 group of world powers over its nuclear energy program. “We are confident that in the end, even if Iran-P+1 negotiations last for a long time, the Islamic […]

Iran not to shut down any nuclear facilities: Top negotiator

Press TV -(Sat Oct 25, 2014) A senior Iranian negotiator says the Islamic Republic will not accept to shut down or even suspend the activities of any of its nuclear facilities in its talks with six world powers. “All nuclear capabilities of Iran will be preserved and no facility will be shut down or even suspended and […]

Tel Aviv takes advantage from Egypt insecurity: Iran

Press TV -(Fri Oct 24, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly denounced a bomb attack at a military checkpoint in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, saying Israel benefits from insecurity in the North African country. On Friday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham sympathized with the families of the victims of the terrorist act, stressing that the Israeli regime […]