Tehran lauds seriousness in Geneva negotiations

  Press TV -(Sun Oct 20, 2013) Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator has praised the strong will for negotiation in the latest round of talks between the Islamic Republic and six major world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program. Speaking on national TV, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Abbas Araqchi said the seriousness […]


Rouhani warns of Syria crisis spillover to other regional countries

Press TV -(Thu Sep 26, 2013) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has warned against the spillover of the crisis in Syria to other regional countries, stressing the need for a political and non-military solution to the turmoil in the Arab country. “If the current crisis in Syria is not defused, it may engulf other countries in the […]


25 September 2013

Statement by H. E. Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran At the Special Event of the General Assembly on the MDGs (which was delivered in written to the Secretariat)  New York,25 September 2013  In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful   His Excellency, Mr. President […]


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 […]