Iran backs Nigeria’s fight against al-Qaeda, Boko Haram: Zarif

Press TV- (Mon Jul 25, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s support for Nigeria in its campaign against al-Qaeda and Boko Haram terrorist groups. “We are standing by you in the battle against al-Qaeda and Boko Haram,” Zarif said in a meeting with Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama in Abuja on Monday. He […]

Iran rejects French envoy’s biased remarks

Press TV- (Tue Jul 19, 2016) Iran has lashed out at the French ambassador to the UN for making “consciously biased” remarks about Tehran’s role in the Middle East, saying such fabricated claims aim to cover up Paris widespread interference in Syria’s internal affairs. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Tuesday that French Ambassador to the United […]

US gets low grade in JCPOA implementation: Iran FM

Press TV- (Mon Jul 18, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States will likely receive a low grade for its commitment to implementation of last July’s nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries. Zarif made the remarks in an exclusive interview with Iran’s IRIB News Agency on the occasion of the first […]

All sides must remain committed to nuclear deal: Mogherini

Press TV- (Thu Jul 14, 2016) The EU has urged all parties to uphold their commitments to the landmark deal struck between Tehran and six world powers last year amid Iran’s complaints that it has not received the sanctions relief it was promised under the accord. In a Thursday declaration issued a year after the conclusion […]

Iran rejects NATO claims on missile work

Press TV- (Mon Jul 11, 2016) The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed a recent NATO communiqué concerning the Islamic Republic’s missile program as “a repetition of past baseless allegations.” NATO, in a statement released on June 9, expressed “serious concern over the development of Iran’s ballistic missile program and continuing missile tests,” claiming that they “are […]

Iran president vows full support for Iraq’s anti-terror fight

Press TV- (Mon Jul 11, 2016) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will always stand by the Iraqi government and nation in the fight against terrorism and help protect the holy shrines in Iraq. In a meeting with visiting Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) Ammar Hakim in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani praised […]

Iran, Bulgaria ink MoUs to expand bilateral relations

Press TV- (Mon Jul 11, 2016) The Islamic Republic of Iran and Bulgaria have signed three memoranda of understanding (MoUs) to further promote bilateral relations in various fields, including agriculture, transport and nuclear energy. The three MoUs were inked during a meeting between visiting Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Iranian First Vice President Es’haq […]

Iran condemns US exploitation of intl. banking system, seizure of assets

Press TV- (Fri Jul 8, 2016) Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations has denounced a US Supreme Court ruling that allows for the seizure of frozen Iranian assets, describing the measure as a clear example of Washington’s political abuse of international financial networks to pressure the Iranian nation. “The recent political decision of the US court to seize […]

Full support for Afghanistan, Iran’s core policy: Rouhani

Press TV- (Tue Jul 5, 2016 ) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says providing the central government in Afghanistan with full support is one of the fundamental policies of the Islamic Republic. “We regard terrorist and extremist groups as a danger not only to the friendly and neighboring country of Afghanistan but to the entire region,” Rouhani […]

Iran not to rest until terror defeated: Zarif

Press TV- (Mon Jul 4, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will not give up the fight against terrorism until terrorists and their ideology are defeated. “We should not and will not rest until those behind terror in Istanbul, Dhaka, and now Baghdad, and their ideology are defeated,” Zarif wrote in a […]