Result of nuclear talks hard to predict: Iran foreign minister

Press TV -(Thu Jul 3, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it is difficult to predict the outcome of ongoing nuclear negotiations due to the complexity of the agenda. “Given the complexity and consistency of various subjects that should be agreed upon in order to reach a comprehensive [nuclear] agreement, it is really difficult […]


Iraq unrest plot against Muslim world: Iran FM

Press TV -(Tue Jun 24, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the current unrest in Iraq is a plot against the Muslim world. The Iranian foreign minister made the remarks on Monday in a meeting with Sudanese Minister of Human Resources, Development and Labor Ishraqa Sayed Mahmoud. Referring to the ongoing crisis in Iraq, Zarif […]


No Iranian forces in Iraq: Rouhani

Press TV -(Sat Jun 14, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed reports about the deployment of Iranian forces in Iraq, but expressed Tehran’s preparedness to provide any help upon Baghdad’s request to fight the Takfiri militants. “The issue of Iranian forces’ engagement [in Iraq] has not been raised so far,” Rouhani said in a Saturday press […]


Iran, US end two-day nuclear talks in Geneva

Press TV -(Tue Jun 10, 2014) Talks between Iran and the United States on Tehran’s nuclear energy program have come to an end in the Swiss city of Geneva, Press TV reports. At the end of the talks on Tuesday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said the talks went on well though some differences yet remained […]


Democracy to resolve Syria crisis: Iran Majlis speaker

Press TV -(Sun Jun 1, 2014) Iran Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says countries that are friends of Syria favor a democratic solution to the Syrian crisis. Addressing the second meeting of heads of parliamentary foreign policy committees of friends of Syria in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Sunday, Larijani said the event is a kind of support […]


World welcomes Iran’s moderate foreign policy: Afkham

Press TV -(Mon May 5, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman says the increased diplomatic interactions of the international community with Tehran highlight the world’s interest in the Islamic Republic’s moderate foreign policy. In a Monday interview, Marzieh Afkham underlined the expanded international cooperation with Iran and the growth in the number of diplomatic missions visiting the country […]


No EP delegation allowed in Iran on resolution terms: Zarif

Press TV -(Sun Apr 6, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister has strongly criticized a recent European Parliament resolution against Tehran, saying no parliamentary delegation from the body would be allowed to visit Iran on terms mentioned in the resolution. On Thursday, the European Parliament passed a resolution on the EU strategy toward Iran, expressing concern over the alleged […]


Iran, Sextet must make simultaneous moves: Araqchi

Press TV -(Sun Dec 22, 2013) A top Iranian nuclear negotiator says one of the main principles agreed on in the interim nuclear deal inked in Geneva is that Iran and six major world powers should take simultaneous steps. “In our opinion, in the first step [of the way] all the measures that both sides are obligated […]


Zarif plans Saudi Arabia visit: Iranian diplomat

Press TV -(Tue Dec 17, 2013) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif plans to pay a visit to Saudi Arabia in line with Tehran’s policy to promote ties with its neighboring countries, a senior Iranian diplomat says. The visit will take place at the earliest opportunity after an opening arises in Zarif’s schedule and the necessary itinerary […]


Zionist lobby behind new US bans on Iran: Rafsanjani

Press TV -(Mon Dec 16, 2013) Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council (EC) Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says the US move to impose new sanctions against Tehran was the outcome of the Zionist lobby’s influence and pressure. “The world expects the government [of President Barack] Obama to implement the [Geneva] agreement and hopes the US and others will […]