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 […]

Geneva II talks on Syria must have clear agenda: Iran

Press TV -(Thu Dec 5, 2013) Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the forthcoming Geneva II conference on the ongoing crisis in Syria must have a clear agenda aimed at safeguarding the rights of all ethnic and religious groups in the Arab state. “Without doubt, the truth about the Syrian issue must be recognized. It is […]

Iran ready to help boost Iraq security, stability: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Dec 5, 2013) Iran says it seeks the promotion of Iraq’s stability and security as those of its own and is ready to offer every assistance to the Iraqi nation in this regard. In a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Tehran on Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised […]



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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 […]