Iran, P5+1 should reach balanced nuclear deal: Zarif

Press TV -(Fri Jul 18, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran and the P5+1 group need to reach a “balanced” nuclear deal to make sure it will remain a “lasting” agreement. In an interview with the CNN published on Thursday, Zarif said the six states – the US, France, Britain, Russia, China and Germany […]


Rouhani sends message to Bahrain king on Gaza: Iran

Press TV -(Thu Jul 17, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sent a message to Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the ongoing crisis in Gaza and the Israeli atrocities against Palestinians, says Iran’s Foreign Ministry. “The president’s message to Bahrain’s king is about the condemnation of the Zionist regime [of Israel]’s crimes against the […]


Qatar speaker invited for Gaza meeting in Tehran

Press TV -(Thu Jul 17, 2014) Iran’s Majlis speaker has invited his Qatari counterpart to attend a meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation Member States’ (PUIC) Presidential Troika in Tehran next week. Ali Larijani’s invitation for Chairman of Qatar Advisory Council Mohamed bin Mubarak Al-Khulaifi was submitted by Iran’s chargé d’affaires […]


Mutual understanding needed in N-talks: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Jul 17, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says “common understanding” is needed for the nuclear negotiations to bear fruit. On Thursday, Zarif said Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council– the United States, France, Britain, Russia, China – plus Germany may need to extend the July 20 deadline […]


No decision yet on suspension of nuclear talks: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Jul 17, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed reports about an agreement on the suspension of the nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group. “No decision has been made and what has been said is speculation,” Zarif said on Wednesday. Zarif made the remarks in reaction to media speculations that […]


Syria ballots forged national unity, foiled enemy plots: Iran

Press TV -(Thu Jul 17, 2014) Tehran says Syria will be able to thwart enemy plots and tread the path of progress through the national unity achieved as a result of the high turnout in the Arab country’s recent presidential election.  Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham in a message on Wednesday congratulated Bashar al-Assad on his inauguration […]


Iran fully supporting Iraq’s unity, integrity: Larijani

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic fully supports Iraq’s independence, national sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity. In a congratulatory message to Iraqi new Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri on Wednesday, Larijani expressed confidence that the Iraqi government and nation would manage to weather the current difficult situation in the […]


US support for terrorism fuel insecurity in ME: Larijani

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has blamed the United States and its regional allies for the growing insecurity and chaos in the Middle East. “Supporting terrorism by the US and certain regional countries is the root cause of insecurity and chaos in the region,” Larijani said in a meeting with Chairman […]


Iran to back Palestinians in any possible way: Speaker

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic will do all in its power to help the Palestinian nation. Iran supports the Palestinian nation as well as unity among Muslims, Larijani said in a meeting with ambassadors of Islamic countries in Tehran on Tuesday. “We take it upon ourselves to […]


Iran not yet agreed to nuclear talks extension: Zarif

Press TV -(Wed Jul 16, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister says the Islamic Republic has not yet agreed to the extension of the ongoing nuclear talks with the Sextet of world powers beyond the July 20 deadline. “We have not yet agreed to the extension of talks,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif following a closed-door meeting with US Deputy […]