Iran’s Rouhani calls for further and closer global ties

Press TV (Wed Feb 10, 2016)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for further friendly ties with neighboring countries and all the nations across the globe. Rouhani made the comments during a meeting with ambassadors and heads of political missions in Tehran on the eve of the 37th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on Wednesday. […]


Foreign ground intervention to intensify Syria crisis: Iran

Press TV (Mon Feb 8, 2016)- Iran has warned against any foreign ground incursion in Syria without the approval of the Syrian government, saying the move would only intensify the crisis in the conflict-stricken country. Speaking at his weekly press conference in Tehran on Monday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said the Syrian crisis is a […]


Greek premier hails Iran’s role in fighting terrorism

Press TV (Mon Feb 8, 2016)- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says the role of Iran in fighting terrorism in the Middle East region is highly noteworthy. The Islamic Republic “can be a stabilizing factor in an unstable region,” Tsipras said during a joint press conference with Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri in the […]


Iran, Britain to resume issuing visa soon: Zarif

Press TV (Fri Feb 5, 2016 )- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Britain will resume issuing visas for the two countries’ citizens “within the next few weeks.” Zarif made the remarks while speaking to reporters in London on Friday after an 1.5-hour meeting with Britain’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the sidelines […]


Diplomacy only solution to Syria crisis: Iran

Press TV (Thu Feb 4, 2016)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a political approach through intra-Syrian dialogue is the only solution to the crisis in Syria. Addressing a donor conference on Syria in London on Thursday, Zarif also called for UN-brokered Syrian peace talks to resume after they were suspended on Wednesday. “We hope that […]


Arms, financial supply to terrorists must be blocked: Iran’s Rouhani

Press TV (Wed Feb 3, 2016)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has described terrorism as a serious threat to the entire world, including Europe, calling for measures to stop financial and arms supply to terrorists. The Iranian president made the remarks in a meeting with visiting German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Tehran on Wednesday. Rouhani further […]


Iran wants Saudi to drop hostile policies: Zarif

Press TV (Tue Feb 2)- The Iranian foreign minister says Saudi Arabia must drop its hostile policies against the Islamic Republic. “Saudi Arabia has been pursuing hostile policies against Iran. The Saudi government should reconsider its policies,” Mohammad Javad Zarif said at a joint press conference with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Tehran on […]


JCPOA implementation, political victory for Iran: Rouhani

Press TV (Sun Jan 17, 2016)- Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the implementation of the nuclear agreement between the country and the P5+1 group of countries, dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as a political victory for the Iranians. “Today is the day of the victory of the people of Iran on the political arena,” Rouhani said in a […]


Chinese President Xi set to visit Iran: Ministry

Press TV -(Fri Jan 15, 2016) Chinese President Xi Jinping is going to pay an official visit to Iran next week to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on a range of bilateral and regional issues.  Citing a statement from the foreign ministry, China’s official Xinhua news agency said on Friday that Xi will visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt […]


EU extends freeze on Iran sanctions

Press TV -(Fri Jan 15, 2016) The European Union has extended a freeze it has placed on some of its nuclear-related sanctions against Iran by two weeks. The bloc had originally suspended the bans to facilitate talks between the Islamic Republic and world powers over Tehran’s nuclear program. The suspension was meant to expire six months after […]