Iran agreement showed language of threat should be dropped: Rouhani

Press TV – (Thu Jul 23, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says “the recent agreement” reached between Iran and the P5+1 countries over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program conveyed the message that the language of threat against the country should be dropped. “The agreement conveyed this message to the world: Put aside arms and threats forever! This agreement […]

Canada losing ‘traditional partners’ over JCPOA stance

Press TV – (Wed Jul 22, 2015) Canada’s “radical” policy towards Iran after the conclusion of nuclear talks with global powers lacks any “rational basis,” says Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham. On Wednesday, Afkham denounced a statement by the Canadian Foreign Ministry released after Tehran and P5+1 countries reached a landmark agreement, dubbed the Joint […]

UNSC has acknowledged Iran’s right to enrichment: Rouhani

Press TV- (Wed Jul 22, 2015) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unequivocally recognized the Islamic Republic’s right to enrich uranium. “Iran sought to establish its right to enrichment, and today, the UNSC has explicitly acknowledged our country’s enrichment right,” Rouhani said during a cabinet session on Wednesday. The six […]

No country big enough to disrespect Iran: Aide to Leader

Press TV -(Wed Jul 22, 2015) A senior Iranian official has slammed as pure “bluffs” any military threats against the Islamic Republic, following reports of such acts of belligerence by Saudi authorities.  The countries that threaten Iran with military action and those who order them to do so are merely “bluffing,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to […]

Iran does not expect change in US behavior following talks: Araqchi

Press TV- (Wed Jul 22, 2015) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says Iran does not expect a change in the behavior of the United States following the successful conclusion of the talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries, except in the area of Iran’s nuclear program. Speaking during a press […]

Parchin visit only within Iran-IAEA roadmap: Salehi

Press TV -(Fri Jul 24, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear official says any visit to the Parchin military site near the capital, Tehran, will be carried out only based on a roadmap agreed upon by Tehran and the UN nuclear body aimed at sorting out outstanding issues regarding the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. “There is no separate agreement for […]

Iran, UN stress political solution to Syria crisis

Press TV -(Wed Jul 22, 2015) Iran and the United Nations have underscored the importance of opting for a political solution to the deadly crisis plighting Syria. On Wednesday, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with the visiting UN special envoy to Syria, Staffan Domingo de Mistura, in the Iranian capital, […]

Security Council resolution ensures JCPOA enforcement: UN chief

Press TV – (Tue Jul 21, 2015) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the Security Council’s adoption of a resolution endorsing a recent nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries will “ensure” its enforcement. Iran and the P5+1 countries – the United States, Britain, France, China and Russia plus Germany – succeeded in […]

Iran cooperating over PMD to remove excuses: AEOI chief

Press TV – (Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran’s nuclear chief says the country is ready to cooperate in the settlement of the issue of the alleged possible military dimensions (PMD) of its nuclear program in order to remove any “excuses” over the peaceful nature of its activities. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) […]

Iran lawmakers to form JCPOA review committee

Press TV -(Tue Jul 21, 2015) Iran’s parliament (Majlis) will set up an ad hoc committee to review a recent nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1 world powers in Vienna. On Tuesday, 136 Iranian lawmakers voted in favor of a proposal to form a 15-member committee to review the text of the nuclear agreement, dubbed […]