Move by Saudi Arabia to end Yemen war means defeat: Larijani

  Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says Saudi Arabia’s declaration of an end to the military campaign against Yemen denotes the failure of the “childish” offensive. Speaking at the open parliamentary session in Tehran on Wednesday, Larijani criticized the Saudi Defense Ministry’s statement that the airstrikes have successfully removed “threats […]


Zarif: Drafting nuclear deal to start Wednesday

Press TV -(Tue Apr 21, 2015) Iran’s foreign minister says the Islamic Republic and the members of the P5+1 group of countries are to start drafting a final nuclear accord on Wednesday. Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on his Facebook page on Tuesday that his colleagues are to start the process of drafting the agreement between Iran and […]


Talks with US only on nuclear issue: Tehran

Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) Iran says negotiations with the US over Tehran’s nuclear program only revolve on the nuclear issue. The talks between Iran and the United States focus only on Tehran’s nuclear program, said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham at her weekly press conference on Wednesday. Her remarks come as Iran and the six nations […]


Lifting sanctions to top agenda in new nuclear talks: Iran official

Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) An Iranian nuclear negotiator says the issue of the unfair sanctions imposed on Iran will “top the agenda” of the new round of the nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that the Iranian […]


Iran nuclear team arrives in Vienna

Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) An Iranian delegation arrives in the Austrian capital of Vienna to start drafting a final deal over Tehran’s nuclear program. The team is led by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi who told Press TV that the issue of anti-Iran sanctions is one of the key […]


Criminals must be barred from Yemen talks: Iran

Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) A high-ranking Iranian official says any peace talks in Yemen should exclude those who have played a role in the bloodshed in the Arab country. “In the national dialogue and political process in Yemen, those will be present who do not have the blood of the Yemeni people on their hands […]


IAEA must focus on technical aspect of nuclear deal: Iran official

Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) Iran’s ambassador to International Atomic Energy Agency says the main responsibility of the IAEA in a potential deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group should be focusing on the technical measures taken by the Islamic Republic under a joint comprehensive plan of action, Press TV reports. Reza Najafi said in an exclusive […]


Saudi aggression against Yemen lacks sensibility: Iran

Press TV -(Tue Apr 21, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticized the Saudi aggression against Yemen as senseless, urging dialog among different Yemeni groups to resolve the Arab country’s crisis. “Destroying the infrastructure of an impoverished country and killing children, women and men make no sense other than [meaning] that a country has lost its balance, and […]


Foreign meddling no solution to crisis in Yemen: Larijani

  Press TV -(Tue Apr 21, 2015) Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani has rejected foreign interference as a solution to the crisis in Yemen, saying the only way out of the conflict is for the Yemenis to engage in national dialogue. “Only through launching national dialogue and intra-Yemeni negotiations can one be hopeful about an end […]


Iran’s Zarif: Intra-Yemeni dialogue urgent

Press TV -(Tue Apr 21, 2015) Iran’s foreign minister says “intra-Yemeni dialogue” has to take place urgently in Yemen. Mohammad Javad Zarif also called for an urgent provision of humanitarian assistance to the disaster-stricken Yemenis. “Positive developments in Yemen should be followed by urgent humanitarian assistance, intra-Yemeni dialogue & broad-based govt,” he said in a tweet on […]