Iran says no extension being considered for nuclear talks

Press TV -(Tue Mar 31, 2015) An Iranian official says all the negotiating parties in the nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 countries are making serious efforts to find solutions to the outstanding issues surrounding Tehran’s nuclear program, adding that there is no talk yet of an extension to the negotiations beyond the March 31 deadline […]


Iran sticks to its principled stance in nuclear talks: Source

Press TV -(Mon Mar 30, 2015) An Iranian informed source close to the nuclear negotiations with the P5+1 group has dismissed Western media hype surrounding Tehran’s peaceful nuclear program, saying Iran sticks to its principled stance in the talks. “Western [media] hype about this issue is baseless,” the source told IRNA on Monday, adding that achievements previously made […]


Iran rejects Arab League claims on Persian Gulf islands

Press TV – (Mon Mar 30, 2015) Iran has categorically rejected “interfering” allegations made by the Arab League with regards to the three Iranian islands of Abu Musa, Greater Tunb and Lesser Tunb. “These islands are an inseparable part of the Iranian territory,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Monday. She added that the repetition […]


Zarif, Kerry open fifth day of nuclear talks in Lausanne

Press TV -(Sun Mar 29, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have held another meeting as the fifth day of a new round of talks over Tehran’s nuclear program kicks off in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Sunday meeting between the top Iranian and US diplomats came as part of broader […]


Iran, US FMs wrap up fifth day of nuclear talks in Lausanne

Press TV -(Sun Mar 29, 2015) Senior negotiators from Iran and the United States have wrapped up another day of negotiations on outstanding issues pertaining to Tehran’s nuclear program in the Swiss city of Lausanne. The meeting between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry ended on Sunday as Iran and […]


No Iran-P5+1 tentative nuclear deal: Source

Press TV -(Sun Mar 29, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has dismissed Western media allegations of a tentative deal on Iran’s nuclear program, saying no agreement has yet been reached between Iran and the P5+1 global powers. “No agreement has been reached yet and some issues still remain to be resolved,” the Iranian diplomat said on […]


Saudi-led raids on Yemen to yield no result: Iran diplomat

Press TV -(Sun Mar 29, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat says the Saudi-led invasion of Yemen will serve no purpose for the aggressors, stressing the deadly strikes will merely promote  terrorism in the Arabian Peninsula. On Sunday, Morteza Sarmadi, the Iranian first deputy foreign minister, described the Saudi aggression against Yemen as a “strategic mistake,” calling for […]


Iran nuclear talks at very critical last stage: Araqchi

Press TV -(Sun Mar 29, 2015) Ongoing negotiations between Iran and major world powers on Tehran’s nuclear program have reached the last stage ahead of the self-imposed deadline of March 31 , a senior Iranian negotiator tells Press TV. Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, also said late Sunday the talks between Iran and […]


Iran protests Turkish president’s ‘improper’ remarks

Press TV -(Sun Mar 29, 2015) Iran has summoned Turkey’s charge d’affaires to hear Tehran’s protest against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s “improper” remarks regarding the Islamic Republic’s alleged regional ambitions. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, said on Sunday that following Erdogan’s recent remarks, Iran summoned the country’s charge d’affaires in the absence of the ambassador […]


Iran denies Western media report on enrichment constraints

Press TV -(Sun Mar 29, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has dismissed a report by the Associated Press on the possibility of Tehran’s acceptance of new constraints on its uranium enrichment program during the ongoing sensitive talks between Iran and the P5+1 group. The Iranian negotiator said on Sunday that the report included “inaccurate points including […]