Iran urges organized planning, cooperation against terrorism

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) Iran has urged member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to use concerted planning and political interaction as the best way to counter the growing threat of extremism and terrorism. President Hassan Rouhani said at the opening session of the fourteenth summit of the SCO in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, […]


Iran, Russia call for promotion of bilateral relations

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) Iran and Russia have emphasized the necessity of promoting bilateral relations in all fields. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, met Friday on the sidelines of the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to discuss issues of mutual interest as well as regional and international developments. […]


Iran can help develop Turkmen infrastructure: Rouhani

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic is ready to offer help to Turkmenistan to develop its infrastructure.  Iran is also ready to provide the Central Asian country with required commodities and products, Rouhani said. The Iranian president made the remarks in a meeting with his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow […]


Rouhani invites Indian PM to visit Iran for talks

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to travel to Iran for talks on the expansion of bilateral ties. Rouhani’s invitation was announced during his Friday meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of a summit of the Shangahi Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Tajik […]


Iran, Russia foreign ministers meet in Dushanbe

Press TV -(Fri Sep 12, 2014) The foreign ministers of Iran and Russia have met to discuss bilateral and regional issues as well as the process of negotiations on the Iranian nuclear energy program. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, on Friday on the sidelines […]


Hard path ahead of Iran, Sextet for N-deal: Iran diplomat

Press TV -(Thu Sep 11, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says Iran and the P5+1 group have a difficult path to tread as the two sides try to reach a long-term deal on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program. “We are always optimistic…, but we have a difficult road to go,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for […]


Iran, Uzbekistan determined to expand relations

Press TV -(Thu Sep 11, 2014) Iran and Uzbekistan have emphasized their determination to promote Tehran-Tashkent relations in different areas, especially in various economic sectors. In a Thursday meeting with the Uzbek President, Islam Karimov, in Tajikistan’s capital city of Dushanbe, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran and Tashkent should tap into their “numerous economic potentials” in […]


Iran’s president meets SCO secretary general

Press TV -(Thu Sep 11, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Dmitry Fyodorovich Mezentsev, the secretary general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). During the meeting held in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, on Thursday, the two sides discussed regional and international issues. The Iranian president termed terrorism and extremism a pressing problem for the world […]


Iran questions sincerity of US-led coalition against ISIL

Press TV -(Thu Sep 11, 2014) Iran has questioned the sincerity of a so-called US-led international coalition formed to battle the ISIL terrorist group. “The so-called international coalition to fight the ISIL group, which came into existence following a NATO summit in Wales and is taking shape, is shrouded in serious ambiguities and there are severe misgivings about its determination to […]


Anti-Iran hype smashed, sanctions cracked: Official

Press TV -(Thu Sep 11, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has expressed optimism about the prospects of negotiations between Iran and six world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program. “If the opposite sides show goodwill and abandon certain illogical demands, the negotiations will bear fruit,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas […]