Iran, IAEA to expedite cooperation: Iranian official

Press TV -(Tue Feb 24, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have decided to enhance their cooperation within the framework of the nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1. “Today, I had a very good discussion with [IAEA Director Genera Yukiya] Amano,” Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister […]


Iran, UN nuclear agency to settle outstanding issues: Araqchi

Press TV -(Tue Feb 24, 2015) A member of the Iranian nuclear negotiating team says Tehran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) seek to resolve the outstanding issues in their cooperation. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi told the IRIB that he plans to hold a meeting with the IAEA Director General, […]


Iran supports stability, unity in Lebanon: Senior official

Press TV -(Tue Feb 24, 2015) A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic attaches importance to stability and tranquility in Lebanon, reiterating Tehran’s support for unity and solidarity among the Lebanese factions for the election of a new president in the Arab country. “The Islamic Republic of Iran supports the election of a Lebanese president in […]


Rouhani reaffirms peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program

Press TV -(Mon Feb 23, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says no one can claim Tehran’s nuclear program has a non-peaceful nature. Addressing a ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said great pressure has been exerted on the Iranian nation over the past 12 years just because it pursued its right to […]


Iran’s nuclear activities transparent: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Feb 23, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed as a “big lie” Western allegations that the country has been pursuing a secret nuclear program, saying that Tehran has shown the transparency of its peaceful nuclear work to the word. “That they say Iran has had secret activities in this respect is a big lie; We first turned […]


Ties with neighbors top Iran priority: Rouhani

Press TV -(Mon Feb 23, 2015) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the enhancement of relations with neighboring countries is a central plank of the Islamic Republic’s foreign policy. “Having good relations with neighbors is undoubtedly the first step in our foreign policy; This issue is of utmost importance both in terms of national security and in cultural […]


Iran supports efforts to end Syria conflict: Larijani

Press TV -(Mon Feb 23, 2015) Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s support for every effort to help find a political solution to the prolonged conflict in Syria. In a Sunday meeting with Syrian Ambassador to Tehran Adnan Mahmoud , Larijani said Iran’s parliament has always been closely following up on the developments […]


Zarif: New round of nuclear talks will be held next week

Press TV -(Mon Feb 23, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tells reporters in Geneva that the next round of nuclear talks between Iranian negotiators and representatives of the P5+1 group of countries will be held on the sidelines of the UN Human Rights Council in the Swiss city, next week. “Over the past three days, […]


Iran to quit talks if others impose will: Araqchi

Press TV -(Mon Feb 23, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says Iran will quit the nuclear talks with the P5+1 should the other parties try to impose their will on the Islamic Republic. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said on Monday that the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the […]


Iran downplays US threat to quit nuclear talks

Press TV -(Sun Feb 22, 2015) A senior Iranian official has played down the US threat to quit ongoing talks in Geneva over Tehran’s nuclear program, saying the negotiations are no concession to Iran. “The US should not think or publicize that negotiations are a concession it is giving to Iran. It is them [Americans] who need to negotiate in order to take […]