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Iran dismisses latest UN report on rights as “unfair”

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham slammed the new report by the UN rapporteur on human rights in Iran, saying his actions are “one-sided, unfair and far from reality.” » read more

Iran dismisses Netanyahu’s speech in U.S. Congress

Iran’s foreign ministry says the Israeli prime minister’s speech in the U.S. Congress was “full of fabrications, repetitive and very tedious”. » read more

Iran denounces Charlie Hebdo’s latest depiction of Prophet

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has spoken out against the cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad on the latest cover of Charlie Hebdo, declaring that in the West there is abuse of freedom of speech. » read more

Iran welcomes diplomatic thaw between Cuba, U.S.

Iran’s foreign ministry commented on U.S.-Cuba relations saying: “The recent developments in the relations between the two countries are a step toward reducing tensions in the region, and their continuation could benefit the process of international developments.” » read more

ISIS threat brings Iran, Europe closer

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says discussions are underway regarding cooperation with European countries to address the growing tensions in Iraq and the threat posed by the extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. » read more

Iran denies U.S. accusation of religious discrimination

A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry has rejected a U.S. report about religious discrimination and restrictions in Iran. Marzieh Afkham said the U.S. State Department report about religious freedom in the world, including Iran, lacks credibility and is nothing but a “tool to pressure other countries.” » read more

Iran dismisses UN stance on human rights in Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the latest UN human rights vote against the Islamic Republic is “politically motivated” and “counterproductive.” » read more

Iran accuses U.S. of meddling with its statement on arrests

The spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry has declared that the U.S. State Department’s statement regarding Zahra Rahnavard, MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi amounts to “interference” in Iran’s domestic affairs. » read more

Iran insists it never accepted any conditions for joining Geneva peace talks

Iranian foreign ministry announced that Iran has very clearly stated that it will only participate in the Geneva 2 talks about the Syrian conflict without any pre-conditions despite statements from the UN Secretary General that Iran has accepted the outcome of Geneva 1 talks. » read more

Iran reacts harshly to UN human rights resolution

Iran has condemned the new UN resolution against human rights violations in Iran, describing it as “a misuse of human rights.” » read more