Iran slams Saudi airstrike on UN office in Yemen

Press TV -(Tue Jun 30, 2015) Iran has condemned a Saudi attack on an office of the United Nations in Yemen, reiterating Tehran’s call for the cessation of the Saudi aggression against the impoverished Arab country. “Saudi Arabia’s attacks on the infrastructure and non-military targets, as well as the killing and injuring of civilians [in Yemen] constitute a blatant and […]

Chemical weapons suppliers of Sardasht attack must be tried: Iran’s Zarif

Press TV -(Mon Jun 29, 2015) Iran has called on the international community to prosecute those responsible for supplying former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein with chemical weapons which were used during the chemical bombardment of Iran’s Sardasht during the Iraq–Iran War. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the call on Sunday, which coincides with the 28th anniversary […]

Final Iran nuclear deal not against Mideast states: Official

Press TV -(Mon Jun 29, 2015) A senior Iranian diplomat says a potential final nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group will not be against the interests of regional countries. “A nuclear agreement between Iran and the six countries will not be against regional states, and we resolve issues in the region through the political means […]

Iran has never sought nuclear weapons: President Rouhani

Press TV -(Sun Jun 28, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program, saying the Islamic Republic has never sought atomic bombs. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has never been and will never be after building destructive and inhumane weapons,” President Rouhani said in a meeting with senior Iranian military officials […]

Larijani warns West against excessive demands in nuclear talks

Press TV -(Sun Jun 28, 2015) Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani has warned against excessive demands by certain Western officials involved in the nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 countries. Larijani on Sunday pointed to the recent remarks by officials from certain countries involved in the talks with Iran, which he said are […]

Understanding realities, political will are what Iran deal needs: Zarif

Press TV -(Sun Jun 28, 2015) “Serious understanding of the realities” is what a nuclear deal between Iran and global powers needs, says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif made the remarks at the Coburg hotel before leaving Vienna for Tehran late on Sunday. We can reach a conclusion “with political will” and if all sides […]

Iran seeks nuclear energy for peaceful purposes: Senior official

Press TV -(Sun Jun 28, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic seeks nuclear energy for peaceful purposes within the framework of international regulations. Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, made the remarks on the sidelines of a meeting with Cho Tae-yong, South Korea’s First […]

Iran seeks enhanced ties with Morocco: Afkham

Press TV -(Sun Jun 28, 2015) Iran says it is determined to strengthen cordial relations with North African countries, particularly Morocco, based on mutual respect and non-interference in internal affairs of each country. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, said on Sunday that the reopening of Iran’s embassy in Morocco and the appointment of a new ambassador […]

Leader slams US over terrorism against Iran

Press TV -(Sat Jun 27, 2015) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei slams the US and its elements for conducting terrorist attacks against Iranians in the past. In an address to the families of Iranian martyrs in Tehran on Saturday, the Leader pointed to a number of bloody acts of terror against the Iranian […]

President Rouhani slams attack on Kuwaiti Shia mosque

Press TV -(Sat Jun 27, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has slammed a recent terror attack at a Shia mosque, which claimed the lives of dozens of people in Kuwait. The Iranian president censured the attack on the Imam Sadeq mosque during a letter of condolence to  Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Saturday, IRNA reported. […]