All countries should have right to nuclear energy: Rouhani

Press TV -(Thu Nov 13, 2014) Iran says all countries should benefit from peaceful nuclear energy within the framework of the regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks during a joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev  in the Azeri capital city […]

Iran criticizes use of sanctions as tool for political gains

Press TV -(Thu Nov 13, 2014) Iranian Deputy Ambassador to the UN Gholam-Hossein Dehqani has criticized the use of sanctions as a tool for political gains. Addressing a UN General Assembly session on Wednesday, Dehqani, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), expressed the movement’s serious concern over the UN Security Council’s imposition […]

P5+1 must understand circumstances: Rouhani

Press TV -(Wed Nov 12, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has expressed hope that the P5+1 countries, particularly the United States, will understand the situation surrounding Iran’s nuclear energy program. “Iran has made its utmost efforts…and made the necessary adjustments to its demands and we hope that all the P5+1 countries, particularly the US, which occasionally seeks […]

Iran, Azerbaijan call for stronger cooperation in all areas

Press TV -(Wed Nov 12, 2014) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, have underscored the need for further expansion of cooperation between Tehran and Baku in different domains. In a meeting with Aliyev in the Azeri capital city of Baku on Wednesday, Rouhani said the Islamic Republic of Iran and the neighboring Republic […]

Obama sent number of letters to Iran: Official

Press TV -(Wed Nov 12, 2014) A senior Iranian official says US President Barack Obama has on a number of occasions sent letters to Tehran, emphasizing that the Islamic Republic in some cases has responded to such correspondence. “The correspondence of the US president [with Iran] has a years-old history, and at times responses have been given to such letters,” […]

Iran serious in resolving ‘artificial nuclear crisis’

Press TV -(Tue Nov 11, 2014) Iran’s foreign minister says the country is serious in its pursuit of the resolution of the “artificial crisis” about its nuclear energy program. “Iran is seriously after the resolution of the artificial nuclear crisis and has entered negotiation with absolute good will,” Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a meeting with man’s […]

Gas injection into IR-5 centrifuges has not stopped: Iran

Press TV -(Wed Nov 12, 2014) The Islamic Republic of Iran has played down reports that it has agreed to stop injecting gas into its first-generation centrifuges. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Marzieh Afkham said on Tuesday that Iran began testing the IR-5 centrifuges before it reached an interim nuclear deal with the P5+1 courtiers in Geneva last […]

Iran will stand by Iraq in anti-terror fight: Rouhani

Press TV -(Tue Nov 11, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Iraqi army and nation have no need for any foreign military presence to defend their country against terrorists, stressing that Tehran will stand by Baghdad in its anti-terror campaign. “In the fight against terrorism, Iran stands by the Iraqi people and has set no condition […]

Israel accelerating Judaization of al-Quds: Iran deputy FM

Press TV -(Mon Nov 10, 2014) A senior Iranian official has condemned recent Israeli aggression against the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, saying that Tel Aviv is using regional conditions to speed up Judaization of East al-Quds (Jerusalem). “The Zionist regime [of Israel] is taking advantage of regional conditions to accelerate the Judaization of al-Quds,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister […]

Iran, Russia sign deal to build more nuclear power plants

Press TV -(Tue Nov 11, 2014) Iran and Russia have struck a deal to build eight more nuclear power plants in Iran. The agreement was signed between Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, Sergey Kirienko, and head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, in Moscow on Tuesday. According to […]