An informed official at Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected as “baseless” the allegations raised by Manama against Tehran in the wake of a recent Bahraini court ruling which has sentenced 12 men to life in prison for the alleged link with Iran.
Iranian foreign minister said here Monday night Iran and Russian are constantly consulting on various bilateral, regional and international issues and his ongoing visit of Moscow to attend a Caspian Sea conference is a step in that line.
Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Monday that all should do their best to adopt a new yardstick to promote cooperation among the Muslim World as disputes will result in insecurity in the region and spoil facilities of Islamic states.
Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht underlined that President Rouhani administration's good interaction with the world states and the country' eye-catching economic opportunities have persuaded international firms and investors to take serious action to boost their partnership in Iran's lucrative market.
The Iranian Navy has sent its best destroyers to the Caspian Sea to protect the country's territorial waters and interests, a senior commander said, but meantime stressed that Tehran seeks peace and tranquility in the waterway.
The 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group along with four of his comrades in February and was not released when the other four were set free earlier this month might be alive and kept hostage in Pakistan, a senior member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said.
Russia has criticized Washington for its refusal to issue a visa to Iran’s appointee for the position of ambassador to the United Nations, saying the move is in violation of the US commitments as a host of the UN headquarters.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later today to take part in the two countries' joint economic cooperation commission meeting.
Iran will need 30,000 of its new generation centrifuges and more power plants to meet domestic fuel demands, its nuclear chief has said.
Senior Iranian Foreign Ministry officials said on Saturday Tehran remains insistent on its pick for the post of Ambassador to the United Nations and will resort to legal means to counter the US refusal to issue visa for Hamid Aboutalebi.
Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman deplored a recent report published by Britain’s foreign office on Iran as “recurring and spiteful”, saying it gives a quite one-sided account of the realities inside Iran.
Iranian Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi underlined that the country’s Armed Forces are fully prepared to respond to any possible threat against the Islamic Republic with firm and strong reaction.
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced that his ministry plans to design and build more state-of-the-art surface-to-surface missile systems in the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2014)
Ali Larijani called on the Pakistani officials to double their efforts to release the 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group in February and kept hostage despite the freedom of his other four colleagues.