24 September 2013

 Statement by H. E. Dr. Hassan Rouhani President of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the Sixty-eight Session of the United Nations General Assembly  (New York, 24 September 2013) (Please check against delivery) In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful Praise be to God, the Lord of the worlds. Blessing and Peace be […]

Syria nation will emerge victorious: Larijani

Press TV -(Tue Sep 24, 2013) Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the final victory belongs to the Syrian nation due to their constant resistance, adding that Syria’s enemies will not reap any benefit from the conflict in Syria. During a telephone conversation with his Syrian counterpart Mohammad Jihad al-Laham on Monday evening, Larijani praised the […]

SCO members deem dialogue sole solution to Iran nuclear issue: Rouhani

Press TV -(Fri Sep 13, 2013) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have unanimously agreed that diplomacy is the only way to resolve the West’s dispute with Iran over its nuclear energy program. “Participants at the summit demanded the resolution of the Iranian nuclear issue, termed imposition of sanctions as […]

Iran ready to allay West nuclear concerns: Salehi

  Press TV -(Fri Sep 6, 2013) Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has reiterated the country’s readiness to allay Western concerns over its nuclear energy program in a “win-win manner.” “Although we deem the nuclear dossier concocted, we are ready to allay the West’s concerns on the basis of international laws and […]

Iran to take full control of Bushehr nuclear plant in 2 months: Official

Press TV -(Thu Aug 29, 2013) Head of Iran Bushehr nuclear power plant says Iranian experts will take full control of the plant from Russians within the next two months. “The Bushehr atomic power plant has entered the operational phase for safe and sustainable generation of electricity,” Hossein Derakhshandeh stated on Thursday. He added that the plant […]

Turkey invites Zarif to attend trilateral meeting

Press TV -(Fri Aug 16, 2013) Ankara has officially invited Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend a tripartite conference between Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkey to be held in the eastern Turkish city of Erzurum. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu offered the invitation in a telephone conversation on Friday, in which he congratulated Zarif on […]

UN chief congratulates Iran’s President-elect Rohani

Press TV -(Sun Jun 16, 2013) The UN secretary general has extended his congratulations to Iran’s President-elect Hojjatoleslam Hassan Rohani on winning the recent presidential election. “The secretary general has been closely following up the 11th presidential election in Iran held on June 14th and notes with satisfaction the reported high turnout,” a spokesperson for Ban […]

President-elect Rohani thanks Iranians for huge turnout

Press TV -(Sat Jun 15, 2013) Iran’s President-elect Hassan Rohani has thanked the Iranian people for their huge turnout in the June 14 elections. Rohani also offered special thanks to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and other top religious figures. Rohani said people’s meaningful and effective participation in the vote was in response […]

Iran receives verbal invitation to attend Geneva talks on Syria: Deputy FM

Press TV -(Wed Jun 12, 2013) Iran’s deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs says Tehran has received a verbal invitation to attend the upcoming international conference on Syria in Geneva, Press TV reports. “We received a verbal invitation to take part in the second Geneva Conference. Iran is a serious part of solving the crisis in […]

The Islamic Republic of Iran is appointed as the Chair of the 53rd session of the Committee for Program and Coordination (CPC)

The Committee is a subsidiary organ of both the General Assembly and the ECOSOC which is mandated with important tasks such as reviewing the program framework of the activities of the United Nations and proposing recommendations to the General Assembly as well as monitoring and recommending on plans and  initiatives regarding  the fostering of coordination […]