Turkey deploying troops to Iraq endangers regional security

Press TV-(Sun Dec 6, 2015 ) An Iranian deputy foreign minister has described deployment of Turkish forces in northern Iraq as a wrong measure, saying it jeopardizes security across the region. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Sunday that such a move by the Turkish government will not […]

Iran condemns Saudi airstrike on MSF clinic in Yemen

Press TV-(Fri Dec 4, 2015) Iran has strongly condemned a recent Saudi aerial attack against a medical facility run by the international charity organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz. “Foreign military attacks against residential areas and civilian targets in Yemen so far have pulled thousands of civilians through […]

IAEA report proves peaceful nature of nuclear program: Iran

Press TV-(Thu Dec 3, 2015) Senior Iranian officials say the latest report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the country’s past and present activities proves the peaceful nature of Tehran’s nuclear program. Hamid Ba’eidinejad, a member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team, said the IAEA “explicitly and absolutely declares at the end of the report that […]

Dangerous terrorism germ spreading across globe: Rouhani

Press TV-(Tue Dec 01, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says terrorism has turned into a “dangerous microbe” that is spreading across the region and the world, urging all countries to fight terrorist groups. In a meeting with visiting Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán in Tehran on Tuesday, Rouhani said major powers’ interference in the internal affairs of countries […]

UAE warned against Iranophobic bids to justify Yemen carnage

Press TV-(Tue Dec 01, 2015) Iran has criticized the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a member of the Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen, for trying to justify the alliance’s bloodshed in the impoverished country by using ‘Iranophobic’ pretexts. Earlier this year, Yemen’s then-president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi stepped down and refused to reconsider the decision despite calls by […]

Growing terrorism in Yemen concerning: Iran official

Press TV-(Mon Nov 30, 2015) A senior Iranian official has expressed concern over growing terrorist activities in Yemen in the wake of Saudi Arabia’s military invasion, stressing that the ongoing crisis in the war-hit country will not be settled through military approaches. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in […]

Second letter of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, to the youth in Western countries

The full text of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution’s letter is as follows: In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful To all the youth in Western countries The bitter incidents triggered by blind terrorism in France motivated me once more to talk to you, young people. In my view, it […]

Iran denounces terrorist attack on Shia Muslims in Nigeria

Press TV-(Mon Nov 30, 2015) Iran has denounced a recent terrorist attack in Nigeria that targeted Shia Muslims during a religious ceremony in the northern state of Kano. “Extremism and terrorism are international threats and it is necessary for all countries to cooperate to counter and eradicate these big, global scourges,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman […]

Claims about past Iranian nuclear activities void of credibility: Zarif

Press TV-(Sun Nov 29, 2015) Iran has once again rejected claims about its past nuclear activities, saying its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has helped resolve all outstanding issues. Iran has always declared that the allegations made about Iran’s past nuclear activities “lack credibility,” Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on […]

Prudence will solve Russia-Turkey row over downed jet: Iran FM

Press TV-(Fri Nov 27, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the recent escalation of tensions between Moscow and Ankara over Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet can be settled through mutual discretion and prudence. “I am confident that the problem that has recently emerged between two of our neighboring and friend countries in the region (Turkey and Russia) […]