Sep 22 2014 - 12:24
Astrakhan will host the 4th Caspian Summit to fix results of four years of work on the convention for legal status of the sea. Igor Bratchikov, Russian special presidential representative for delimitation and demarcation of borders with CIS states, an ambassador-at-large, said that governmental agreements for cooperation in using bio resources, prevention of emergency situations and hydrometeorology will be prepared for the summit.
Sep 18 2014 - 14:28
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, commenting on the execution of US citizens James Foley and Steven Sotloff and British citizen Haines, said that the murder of an innocent man was equal to the murder of all humanity in Islamic culture and laws, ITAR-TASS reports.
Sep 18 2014 - 11:53
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused the West of creating the Islamic State and warned that "the Frankenstein has risen to pursue its creators," News.am reports.The minister noted that air raids were no longer enough to stop it. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had said earlier that Islamic State was a threat to humanity.
Sep 17 2014 - 12:23
Spokeswoman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Marzieh Afkham said that the legitimacy of the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State (IS) was dubious, ITAR-TASS reports.She reminded that the coalition was not formed via UN mechanisms. The U.S. plans to use both force and diplomatic means to fight IS.
Sep 17 2014 - 08:47
U.S. Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said at talks of the Group of Six with Iran that Tehran had given answers to potential key issues but had left the problem of volumes and extent of uranium enrichment unresolved. She noted that the world will lift anti-Iranian sanctions only after Iran proves the peaceful nature of its nuclear program, Interfax reports.
Sep 15 2014 - 12:51
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said at a session of the Council of Governors that Iran had not presented any proposals to settle disputes. The IAEA asked Iran to make them by September 2, ITAR-TASS.In his words, Iran is ready to speed up verification of the peaceful nature of the nuclear program.
Sep 14 2014 - 13:56
Iran's Defense Minister Hossein Dehgan is going to pay a visit to Turkmenistan, IRNA reports. This will be the Iranian defense minister's first visit to the country. The parties are expected to focus on bilateral cooperation and regional issues.