Europeans’ visits to Iran must yield tangible results: Leader

Press TV (Tue Apr 12, 2016 )-  Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has criticized visits by European delegations to Iran for not yielding tangible and practical results, saying Tehran must be able to sense the outcome of such expeditions. Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his accompanying delegation […]


Iran’s Rouhani to attend 13th OIC summit in Istanbul

Press TV (Tue Apr 12, 2016 )- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will participate in the 13th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the Turkish city of Istanbul. President Rouhani is set to head for Istanbul on Wednesday and deliver a speech at the OIC summit on Thursday, Iranian president’s deputy chief of […]


Iran, Kazakhstan share views on regional issues

Press TV (Mon Apr 11, 2016)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and Kazakhstan hold common positions on regional developments. Rouhani made the remarks following the conclusion of dozens of documents for cooperation between Iran and Kazakhstan during the current visit by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Tehran on Monday. “The two countries […]


US must stop supporting terrorism, leave region: Iran

Press TV (Sat Apr 9, 2016)- Iran has lashed out at US Secretary of State John Kerry for accusing Tehran of destabilizing the Middle East, saying Washington needs to stop supporting terrorist groups and pull out of the region if it seeks to help regional security. “If they [the US officials] really intend to create […]


Iran ready to help resolve Karabakh crisis: FM Zarif

Press TV (Tue Apr 5, 2016)- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran is ready to help restore calm to the Karabakh region, which has been the scene of deadly fighting between Armenia-backed and Azerbaijani forces in recent days. In a telephone conversation with his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian, Zarif emphasized the need for a […]


Canada regrets cutting ties with Iran, wants to re-engage

Press TV (Wed Mar 30, 2016)- Canada’s foreign minister says his country’s 2012 move to cut diplomatic ties with Iran has had no positive consequences whatsoever, expressing articulate willingness for re-engagement with the Islamic Republic. “Canada’s severing of ties with Iran had no positive consequences for anyone: not for Canadians, not for the people of […]


Iranian president’s visit to Austria postponed

Press TV (Tue Mar 29, 2016)- A planned two-day visit to the Austrian capital, Vienna, by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has been put off to a ‘more appropriate’ time. President Rouhani’s trip to Austria has been postponed to an appropriate time to create better conditions for the visit and and the discussion of issues on which the two countries […]


Iran’s Rouhani urges lasting ceasefire in Syria

Press TV (Mon Mar 28, 2016)- Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called for the continuation of ceasefire in Syria and acceleration of political negotiations to end a foreign-backed war that has gripped the Arab country for over five years. “Concurrent with the ceasefire, political negotiations should speed up and it should be noted that this truce and political […]


21 March 2016- Statement by H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on the Occasion of Nowruz

Statement by H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on the Occasion of Nowruz (ECOSOC Chamber, 21 March 2016) Mr. President of the General Assembly, Mr. Secretary General, Distinguished Ambassadors, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Nowruz is a comprehensive cultural and social system which reflects joyfulness, togetherness, caring […]


The United Nations Secretary-General remarks at commemoration of the International Day of Nowruz

21 March 2016- Happy Nowruz, everyone!   This is a wonderful occasion to celebrate together. Today we join hundreds of millions of people around the world marking Nowruz. Everyone can take inspiration from this joyous holiday. It is part of our global cultural heritage. Nowruz is an ancient celebration that predates today’s borders and divisions. […]