President Rouhani urges enhanced Iran-Cuba trade ties

Press TV- (Tue Sep 20, 2016) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed the need for the promotion of all-out relations between the Islamic Republic and Cuba, particularly trade ties, following a landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers. “The goal of some powerful countries to resort to pressure and sanctions against independent states […]


Press release

September 17, 2016- The Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations categorically rejects the allegations, as contained in Saudi Arabia’s letter to the President of the Security Council, dated 14 September 2016, regarding arms transfers to Yemen and violations of Security Council Resolution  2216 This letter includes unsubstantiated claims that have not been verified […]


The Islamic Republic Has Long Fought Terror: The terror group in question, al Qaeda, has been a sworn enemy of Iran long before Sept. 11

 Sept. 13, 2016-  Regarding former Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman’s “Remember Iran’s Role in 9/11” (op-ed, Sept. 8): Mr. Lieberman melds a series of unsubstantiated allegations and innuendos made against Iran over the years with some truly bizarre conspiracy theories from Washington’s most ideology-driven and militaristic think tanks to make some heinous claims. In doing so, […]


Mohammad Javad Zarif: Let Us Rid the World of Wahhabism

  NYtimes– (SEPT. 13, 2016) Public relations firms with no qualms about taking tainted petrodollars are experiencing a bonanza. Their latest project has been to persuade us that the Nusra Front, Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, is no more. As a Nusra spokesman told CNN, the rebranded rebel group, supposedly separated from its parent terrorist […]


Arab League must stop Saudi support for terrorists: Iran

Press TV- (Fri Sep 9, 2016) Iran says the Arab League must urge Saudi Arabia to put an end to its killing of civilians in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Bahrain and supporting terrorist groups founded and nurtured by the Saudi regime itself. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday expressed astonishment at the “biased and […]


Saudi Arabia, Israel have even alienated allies: Iran’s Zarif

Press TV- (Tue Aug 30, 2016) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says atrocities by Saudi Arabia and Israel have worked to even alienate their own allies. “As evidence from behind the scenes indicates, a sense of being fed up with and in fact disgusted at the policies of spreading terror and extremism by the […]


US policy of sanctions against Iran, Cuba fallen flat: Zarif

Press TV- (Mon Aug 22, 2016 ) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Cuba have proven that the United States has failed to advance its agendas by exerting pressure on the two countries. In a meeting with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez in Havana on Monday, Zarif added that Iran and Cuba proved that […]


Iran’s Zarif to kick off six-nation Latin America tour Sunday

Press TV- (Wed Aug 17, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will launch a six-nation tour of Latin America on Sunday to discuss the development of ties.    Heading a large politico-economic delegation, Zarif will leave for Cuba as the first leg of his official Latin America tour, which will also take him to […]


Iran stresses better Venezuela ties

Press TV- (Tue Aug 16, 2016) Iran’s foreign minister has stressed the Islamic Republic’s interest in enhancing mutual relations with Venezuela during a meeting with his counterpart from the Latin American country. The meeting was held between Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif and Venezuela’s Delcy Rodríguez in Tehran on Tuesday. Rodríguez has traveled to the Iranian […]


Saudis know no limit in slaughtering Yemenis: Iran

Press TV- (Mon Aug 15, 2016) Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi says Saudi Arabia knows no limit in killing Yemeni children, women and the injured. Qasemi made the remarks on Monday after a Saudi airstrike hit an MSF (Doctors Without Borders) hospital in Yemen’s Hajjah province and killed at least 25 people and injured some […]