Iran to receive 5th installment of frozen funds

Press TV -(Fri Apr 11, 2014) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the Islamic Republic will next week receive the fifth installment of the $4.2-billion blocked funds it was promised as part of an interim nuclear deal with six world powers. “As of today, four out of the eight installments of our country’s frozen assets have been […]

Iran clears up ambiguities over Arak reactor: AEOI

Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iran has offered a scientific and logical proposal to clear up any ambiguities over the country’s Arak heavy-water reactor, a senior Iranian official says. After the signing of the Geneva deal dubbed the Joint Plan of Action between Iran and six world powers, Tehran put forward a scientific plan to resolve […]

US visa denial to Iran UN envoy unacceptable: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condemned a US decision to deny visa to Tehran’s newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations. Briefing Iranian reporters in the Austrian capital Vienna on Wednesday, Zarif denounced the measure as unacceptable and said Tehran will follow up the issue through diplomatic channels at the […]

Final nuclear deal possible in three months: Zarif

Press TV -(Thu Apr 10, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a comprehensive agreement between Iran and six major world powers on Tehran’s nuclear energy program can be reached within three months. Iran and the P5+1 group sealed an interim deal in Geneva on November 24, 2013 to pave the way for the full resolution […]

Leader calls for stronger Iran-Azerbaijan ties

Press TV -(Wed Apr 9, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for the expansion of bilateral ties between Iran and Azerbaijan. “Relations between the two nations and the governments must be strengthened day by day,” Ayatollah Khamenei stated during a meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Tehran on Wednesday.“Of course, […]

Iran nuclear activities unstoppable: Leader

Press TV -(Wed Apr 9, 2014) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran’s nuclear research and development activities will never stop. “Everybody should know that although negotiations [between Iran and world powers] are going on, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s activities in the field of nuclear research and development will never stop and […]

Iran ready to help end Karabakh dispute: Rouhani

Press TV -(Wed Apr 9, 2014) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has stressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness to contribute to the settlement of the decades-old dispute on the Nagorno-Karabakh region which Azerbaijan and Armenia both lay claim to. “We are fully ready [to help] so that all problems in the region including the Karabakh issue can be resolved […]

Talks, elections only solution to Syria crisis: Larijani

Press TV -(Wed Apr 9, 2014) Iranian Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani says the only solution to end the prolonged crisis in Syria is through broad-based negotiations and elections. “Resolving the issue of Syria is only feasible through political means and dialogue among all Syrian parties, and holding national elections in this country,” Larijani told activists with […]

Iran unveils new nuclear technology

Press TV -(Wed Apr 9, 2014) Iran has unveiled a new state-of-the-art control room for its Tehran Research Reactor to mark its National Nuclear Technology Day. The Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi described the establishment of the Tehran Research Reactor control room as another breakthrough in the country’s nuclear energy […]

Iran rules out discussing defense topic in N-talks

Press TV -(Wed Apr 9, 2014) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will not allow its defensive military program to be tied to the nuclear talks with the six world powers. “We emphasize that topics that have to do with Iran’s defense program have no place in these negotiations,” Zarif told Iranian reporters in Vienna […]