No nuclear deal with Sextet unless UNSC bans lifted: Iran FM

Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there will be no agreement with the six world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program unless the UN Security Council’s sanctions against Iran are repealed. “The P5+1 members should implement their commitment for the annulment of the UN Security Council’s sanctions,” Zarif told reporters […]


Put pressure on Israel to remove Gaza siege: Iran

Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) Iran has called on the international community, particularly humanitarian organizations, to put pressure on Israel to totally remove the blockade on the war-stricken Gaza Strip. “It is necessary that the international community put pressure on the Zionist regime to completely remove Gaze siege and end the aggression,” Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh […]


Aid to crisis areas should not be politicized: Iran

Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) An Iranian deputy foreign minister says humanitarian aid to those people affected by terrorist attacks across the Middle East region should not be politicized. “Humanitarian measures should not be used as tools for political objectives and unjust actions,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Monday. […]


P5+1 must make tough decisions: Iran negotiator

Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the six world powers in talks with Tehran must make “tough decisions” to pave the way for the resolution of the standoff over Iran’s nuclear energy program. “The opposite side, like the Iranian side, is serious to bring the talks to fruition. It is still difficult […]


N-talks could bear fruit by November 24: Iran diplomat

Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) An Iranian nuclear negotiator says the nuclear discussions between Iran and the P5+1 group could produce results by the end of the new deadline if “irrelevant issues” are not brought up in the talks. Iran and the P5+1 – the US, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany – could reach a […]


West’s racist approaches regrettable: Iran diplomat

Press TV -(Mon Aug 18, 2014) An Iranian deputy foreign minister describes as “regrettable” the persistence of racist policies in Western countries that claim to be the advocates of human rights. “Racism is an ominous phenomenon in the world and having to speak about racism in the 21st century is not so pleasant,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister […]


Iran FM urges unity government in Afghanistan

Press TV -(Sun Aug 17, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister has underscored the need for the establishment of an inclusive national unity government in Afghanistan. In a Sunday meeting in Tehran with the United Nations Special Representative for Afghanistan Ján Kubiš, Mohammad Javad Zarif called for the formation of a unity government based on a true partnership involving the […]


Iran urges cooperation for aid to crisis-hit people in region

Press TV -(Sun Aug 17, 2014) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has emphasized the necessity of synergy among countries in the Middle East to help those affected by violence and extremism across the region. Zarif made the remarks in a meeting with UN Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos in Tehran on Sunday. […]


Iran resolved to cooperate with IAEA: Zarif

Press TV -(Sun Aug 17, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister says Tehran is determined to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remarks during a Sunday meeting with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in the Iranian capital, Tehran. Amano, for his part, underlined the IAEA’s resolve to fulfill its obligations as an […]


Iraq forms unity govt. amid disintegration bids: Iran

Press TV -(Sat Aug 16, 2014) A top Iranian official says a united government has been established in Iraq despite enemies’ plot to disintegrate the country. “Despite the intention of Iraq’s enemies to prevent the holding of elections and break up the country, all Sunni, Shia and Kurdish groups opposed this issue and finally elected a Sunni […]