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 […]

Iranian President Rouhani urges firm action over Saudi embassy raids

Press TV- (Tue Jun 28, 2016 ) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for firm judicial action against the individuals involved in raids on Saudi diplomatic perimeters in two Iranian cities back in January. Addressing a ceremony that marked the beginning of the Judiciary Week in Iran on Tuesday, President Rouhani emphasized the importance of […]

Jordan wants to boost diplomatic ties with Iran

Press TV- (Tue Jun 21, 2016) Jordan’s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh says his country seeks to boost diplomatic relations with Iran. Judeh, who is also Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister, made the comments during talks with Iranian Ambassador to Amman Mojtaba Ferdosipour. He expressed hope that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif would pay a visit to Amman […]

Iran MPs rap UN removal of Saudi Arabia from child abuse list

Press TV- (Tue Jun 21, 2016) Over 200 Iranian lawmakers have condemned the United Nations for removing Saudi Arabia from a blacklist for overwhelmingly violating children’s rights in Yemen, a member of the Parliament’s Presiding Board says. “In his recent move, the United Nations Secretary General [Ban Ki-moon] dropped the name of the Al Saud […]

Iran’s Foreign Ministry appoints new spokesman

Press TV- (Sun Jun 19, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has appointed the Foreign Ministry’s new spokesman, who will also head the ministry’s Center for Public and Media Diplomacy. In a decree on Sunday, Zarif appointed Bahram Qasemi as the new Foreign Ministry spokesman. Qasemi replaces Hossein Jaberi Ansari, who held the position since November […]

Anti-terror fight requires common global strategy: Iran

Press TV- (Tue Jun 14, 2016) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the fight against extremism and terrorism requires a common global strategy. “All must understand that this (terrorism) is an international problem and needs an international solution,” Zarif said in an address to the 2016 Oslo Forum on Tuesday. He added that using terrorism […]