Some in East colluding with West in Iran nuclear sabotage : AEOI

Press TV -(Mon Aug 25, 2014) The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says some Eastern governments have been in league with the West in its acts of sabotage against Iran’s nuclear industry. “Out of necessity, the Islamic Republic of Iran purchases some [nuclear equipment] spare parts from some developing and growing Eastern countries, but unfortunately […]


Iran urges peaceful settlment to Pakistan dispute

Press TV -(Mon Aug 25, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the Islamic Republic supports a peaceful settlement of the ongoing dispute in neighboring Pakistan. Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Monday Iran hopes that any differences among various Pakistani parties and groups would end peacefully in favor of the Pakistani people. She said that Iran supports democratic approaches […]


Iran official heads to Riyadh for talks

Press TV -(Mon Aug 25, 2014) Iran’s deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs has traveled to Saudi Arabi to hold talks with senior Saudi officials. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, who left Tehran for Riyadh on Monday, is expected to discuss issues of mutual interest with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal during his trip. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman […]


Iran’s military might solely defensive: Rouhani

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated that Tehran’s military might is solely aimed at defending the country and maintaining regional security. “Our defense capability will never be used for invading any country, even a weak state. We are not for aggression,” President Rouhani said during a Sunday ceremony commemorating the defense […]


Zarif calls for enhanced Tehran-Baghdad ties

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed hope for further expansion of relations between the Islamic Republic and Iraq. “We hope that Tehran-Baghdad relations will be promoted under Iraq’s new government,” Zarif said in a meeting with Iraq’s Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi in the Iraqi capital on Sunday. He said […]


Iran foreign minister in Iraqi capital for talks

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has traveled to the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, for talks with top Iraqi officials. Zarif, who arrived in Iraq on Sunday for a two-day visit, was welcomed by his Iraq counterpart Hoshyar Zebari upon arrival at Baghdad’s international airport. The Iranian minister is scheduled to meet with a […]


P5+1 must commit to lifting UNSC bans as part of deal: Iran FM

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister says the P5+1 commitment to the removal of UN Security Council sanctions against Tehran is a prerequisite to the achievement of a final nuclear deal. “In any deal, the P5+1 member states must commit to removing the sanctions,” Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday, “The condition for a final […]


Iran will stand by Iraqi nation: Zarif

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has stressed the Islamic Republic’s support for the Iraqi nation, saying Tehran will always stand by Iraqi people. “Iran and Iraq have deep and broad relations and supporting this country’s democratic trend, territorial integrity, and national unity is very important for the Islamic Republic of […]


Iran: No military forces in Iraq

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry has firmly rejected reports about the presence of Iranian military forces in Iraq. The Islamic Republic of Iran has dispatched no military forces to Iraq and has no plan on its agenda in this regard,” Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Sunday. Iran, however, monitors “developments on […]


Iran slams attack on Sunni mosque in Iraq’s Diyala

Press TV -(Sun Aug 24, 2014) The Islamic Republic of Iran has denounced a deadly bomb attack against a Sunni mosque in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province. On Friday, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham expressed sympathy to the victims’ families, who lost their loved ones during Friday prayers in a village mosque south of the city of Baquba, […]