ISIL fight needs regional cooperation: Iran official

Press TV -(Sat Sep 20, 2014) A senior Iranian official has reiterated that fight against extremism, currently promoted by the Takfiri ISIL, entails regional cooperation. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Abbas Araqchi made the remarks in his address to the United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday. “Based on the experiences of the last decade, […]


Iran says ‘very good’ atmosphere prevails in nuclear talks

Press TV -(Sat Sep 20, 2014) A deputy to Iran’s foreign minister says the ongoing nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany have been constructive. “In general, a very good atmosphere prevails in the talks,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas […]


Iran welcomes ‘political reconciliation’ in Yemen

Press TV -(Sat Sep 20, 2014) A senior Iranian diplomat says the Islamic Republic welcomes any political reconciliation that would end the ongoing deadlock in Yemen. “The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes any political reconciliation in Yemen, which would guarantee the rights of people and all domestic parties in this country,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab […]


Iran’s Zarif slams US-led sanctions against Tehran

Press TV -(Fri Sep 19, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister has slammed the US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic over its nuclear energy program. Speaking at an event sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, a Washington-based think tank, in New York on Wednesday, Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United States is “infatuated” and “obsessed” with sanctions and […]


Iran holds bilateral N-talks with Russia, US in New York

Press TV -(Fri Sep 19, 2014) Senior Iranian nuclear negotiators have held separate bilateral meetings with representatives of Russia and the US to discuss the outstanding issues in Tehran’s nuclear talks with the P5+1 group. On Thursday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi and Deputy Foreign Minister for Europe and the Americas […]


Injustice cannot resolve crisis in Bahrain: Iran diplomat

Press TV -(Fri Sep 19, 2014) A senior Iranian diplomat has slammed the “injustice” in Bahraini courts, warning that Manama’s iron-fist policy will not help efforts made to resolve major issues in the country. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian emphasized that injustice in Bahraini courts and harsh verdicts handed down to anti-regime […]


ISIL product of foreign invasion in ME: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Sep 18, 2014) The ISIL terrorists in Iraq and Syria are an outcome of foreign invasion in the Middle East, says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif made the remarks during a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Wednesday. He said the states that took part in a […]


Zarif discusses regional challenges, Iran’s nuclear program in New York

Press TV -(Thu Sep 18, 2014) A new paradigm and a new way to address the problems of the twenty first century. Those were the opening remarks made by Iran’s foreign Minister speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. The event was titled “A Conversation with Mohamad Javad Zarif” and was livestreamed on the […]


Sanctions make Iranians hate US more: Iran FM

Press TV -(Thu Sep 18, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister says the US government has gained nothing but the Iranian nation’s hatred by toughening sanctions against the Islamic Republic over its nuclear energy program. “The only thing that these sanctions have produced is the resentment of the Iranian people that the United States is putting pressure on them. […]


Iran’s Zarif, EU’s Ashton meet ahead of nuclear talks

Press TV -(Thu Sep 18, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton ahead of a new round of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers. On Wednesday, the two officials attended a working lunch session in New York prior to the seventh round of talks between Iran […]