Iran, US to begin fresh nuclear talks Feb. 20: Iran negotiator

Press TV -(Thu Feb 19, 2015) A senior Iranian negotiator says Iran and the United States will kick off a fresh round of talks on Tehran’s nuclear program in the Swiss city of Geneva on February 20. The negotiations will begin on Friday when deputy foreign ministers from Iran and the US will hold talks on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear […]

Iran should resist sanctions

Press TV -(Wed Feb 18, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran can stand up to sanctions against the country and foil enemy’s plots. “Serious work should be done. We can resist sanctions and keep the enemy from achieving its objectives,” Ayatollah Khamenei said during an address to thousands of people in […]

Iran, Iraq oppose dual policies on anti-terror campaign

Press TV -(Wed Feb 18, 2015) Iran and Iraq have warned against the danger of terrorism as the most important regional and international challenge, and expressed their opposition to double-standard policies on anti-terror campaign. Tehran and Baghdad issued a joint statement on Wednesday at the end of a three-day visit by Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri […]

Iran, Belarus agree to expand bilateral ties

Press TV -(Wed Feb 18, 2015) Iran and Belarus have agreed to expand their bilateral relations through an upcoming visit by the Belarusian head of state to the Islamic Republic. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited the Belarusian capital Minsk on Tuesday, setting store by the bilateral ties. “We enjoy good relations with Belarus in the political, […]

Iran’s UN Envoy: Development, progress depends on global interaction

IRNA -(Wed Feb 18, 2015) Iran’s Permanent Representative to the UN Gholamali Khoshrou stressed that progress of world nations depends on international cooperation and understanding. Khoshrou made the remarks while speaking to IRNA after he handed over his credentials to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. He said having continuous cooperation with other countries, particularly with developing […]

Iran new envoy submits credentials to UN Sec-Gen

IRNA -(Wed Feb 18, 2015) Iran’s new Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshrou handed over his credentials to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday. Khoshrou was appointed to the post on January 28. He has already served as deputy to Iran’s permanent representative to UN for seven years. The diplomat was […]

Iran rejects EU move to re-impose sanctions on tanker firm

Press TV -(Wed Feb 18, 2015) Iran has rejected the European Union (EU)’s recent move to put the country’s biggest tanker firm back on its sanctions list, saying the move runs counter to the ongoing talks over Tehran’s nuclear program. “We consider the EU move to re-impose sanctions on the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) as politically-motivated, nonconstructive, against the good […]

Rouhani: Iran’s progress in science needs no one’s go-ahead

Press TV -(Tue Feb 17, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will not need permission from any power in the world to make scientific and technological progress. Everyone must know that the Islamic Republic of Iran will never seek anyone’s approval for making progress in science and technology, President Rouhani said Tuesday in a […]

Iran effectively pushing back ISIL in Iraq: Maliki

Press TV -(Tue Feb 17, 2015) Iraq’s First Vice President Nouri al-Maliki says the Islamic Republic of Iran has played a “historic” and “effective” role in helping the Iraqi military forces drive back members of ISIL Takfiri terrorist group.  Speaking at a press briefing following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Es’haq Jahangiri, in Baghdad on Tuesday, Maliki […]

Iran president slams ISIL beheading of Egypt Christians

Press TV -(Tue Feb 17, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has vehemently condemned the mass execution of 21 Egyptian Christians at the hands of the ISIL Takfiri militants in Libya, describing the move as “inhumane,” “un-Islamic” and “savage.” “Unfortunately, such acts are being perpetrated in the name of Islam and Muslims, while the terrorist and inhumane acts […]