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14 Oct 2017

No talks between Zarif, Tillerson on new US strategy

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has rejected reports that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had notified his Iranian counterpart of Washington’s new strategy on Tehran. “What Mr. Tillerson says goes back to his speech during the ministerial meeting of the P5+1 (permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) on the sidelines of the UN […]

09 Oct 2017

Iran to Show Crushing Response If US Declares IRGC Terror Group

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi warned that if Washington decides to declare the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization, Tehran would make a “firm and crushing” response. Speaking to reporters at his weekly press conference in Tehran on Monday, Qassemi hailed recent remarks made by IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad […]

08 Oct 2017

Spokesperson Slams Saudi Minister’s Anti-Iran Remarks

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi hit back at Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister for his “baseless” allegations against Iran, saying Saudis make occasional accusations against Tehran when international pressure mounts on them over their crimes in Yemen. In a Saturday statement, Qassemi dismissed as “baseless and worn-out” the recent accusations leveled by Adel […]

05 Oct 2017

Iran Dismisses US Human Trafficking Report

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry rejected as groundless a recent US report accusing Iran of involvement in human trafficking, saying the one-sided report is aimed at drawing the world’s attention away from Washington’s own failure to fulfill its commitment to combating human trafficking. “We believe that the US government is seeking to distract the world’s […]

18 Sep 2017

Spokesman Deplores US Hostile Policies against Iran

TEHRAN- Iranian foreign ministry spokesman warned Washington about continued hostile policies against Iran and blasted the US Treasury for slapping bans on a number of Iranian individuals over alleged involvement in cyberattacks on US banks. In a Sunday statement, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the US Treasury for imposing sanctions against a few Iranian […]

13 Sep 2017

Iran to bring forth Rohingya carnage at UNGA meeting

TEHRAN – Iran’s Bahram Ghasemi said that the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly is a good chance for discussing the issue of Myanmar. “Regarding the responsibility the Islamic Republic of Iran bears about the Muslims of the world, we will concentrate the whole of our efforts for restoring the rights of this […]

12 Sep 2017

Iran, N. Korea Nuclear Cooperation “Baseless”

TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry Spokesman while slamming the use of nuclear weapons dismissed as “rash” and “far from reality” any media rumors about cooperation between Iran and North Korea. Bahram Qasemi made the remarks in his weekly press conference on Monday, adding “North Korea’s recent nuclear tests have caused some amount of concern on the […]

10 Sep 2017

Pakistani FM Due in Iran Monday

TEHRAN  – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif is scheduled to pay an official visit to the Iranian capital Monday. Heading a politico-economic delegation, Asif will arrive in Tehran on Monday to discuss bilateral ties and regional and international developments, Qassemi said in a statement on Sunday. He […]

Iran Sympathizes with Americans Affected by Hurricane Harvey 02 Sep 2017

Iran Sympathizes with Americans Affected by Hurricane Harvey

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson offered sympathy to the families of victims of Hurricane Harvey, a fierce tropical storm that hit southern US last week. In a message on Thursday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi expressed sympathy with the American citizens affected by the disaster and with the bereaved families of the victims. […]