Reversibility also an option for Iran: Zarif

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the issue of reversibility to the conditions before a recent agreement between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 is not just an option for Iran’s international partners but also for Tehran. Addressing an open session of the Majlis (Parliament) on Tuesday, Zarif referred to […]

Iran instrumental in fight against terrorism in Mideast: FM

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic has played a leading role in fighting terrorism and extremism in the Middle East region. In a meeting with Yves Rossier, the State Secretary at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), in Tehran on Tuesday, Zarif expressed Iran’s readiness […]

Iran will not back down over defensive capacities: Aide to Leader

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will never compromise on its defensive capabilities irrespective of the breakthrough in nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries.  “I say explicitly that the Islamic Republic of Iran will never back down on its defensive stance and will manufacture any type of missile deemed to be in its interest […]

Iran censures terrorist attack in Turkey

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran has strongly condemned a massive terrorist bombing that rocked the Turkish town of Suruc, near the southern border with Syria. This criminal act of terrorism once again showed that perpetrators of such incidents are not committed to any principle and will spare no effort to achieve their inhumane objectives, Iran’s Foreign Ministry […]

Iran-Germany ties connect Mideast, Europe: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Jul 20, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says broad relations between Iran and Germany can bring countries in the Middle East and Europe closer. Rouhani made the remarks in a Monday meeting with German Economy and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who is heading a high-ranking delegation in a three-day visit to Iran. “We hope that the German delegation […]

Iran missiles outside scope of UNSC resolution, Foreign Ministry says

Press TV -(Mon Jul 20, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Ministry says UN Security Council Resolution 2231 does not cover the Islamic Republic’s military capabilities including its ballistic missiles. Iran will continue to enhance its defense capabilities to safeguard its sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity against any potential acts of aggression as well as the threat of terrorism in the region, the Iranian […]

Zarif hits back at US official for ‘military option’ remark

Press TV -(Mon Jul 20, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says those who have used the language of force against the Islamic Republic after the successful conclusion of negotiations between the country and the P5+1 are incapable of properly engaging in diplomacy. “At a time when the world [has] considered last week’s agreement in [the […]

Sanctions, threats of war cannot uphold NPT: Iran’s UN envoy

Press TV -(Mon Jul 20, 2015) Iran’s Ambassador to the UN Gholam Ali Khoshrou says sanctions and threats of military aggression cannot uphold the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). In an address to the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Monday following its adoption of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Khoshrou said rights and obligations […]

Sectarian, tribal wars protecting Israel: Leader

Press TV -(Sat Jul 18, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the ongoing sectarian and tribal wars have been imposed on the Middle East region to deflect Muslims’ attention away from the atrocities of the Israeli regime. The Leader made the remarks in a Saturday meeting with senior Iranian officials and ambassadors […]

Iran won’t bow to excessive demands on security, defense: Leader

Press TV -(Sat Jul 18, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran will never bow to excessive demands over its “defense and security” capabilities. “Amid an atmosphere of threat the enemies have created, as far as safeguarding its defense and security capabilities are concerned, the Islamic Republic will never bow to the […]