Iran Foreign Ministry says referring the country’s nuclear energy case from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to UN Security Council is “illogical and illegal.'
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says unilateral sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic are childish and cannot break the Iranian nation.
Iran Majlis (parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani has censured International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for adopting a politicized approach to the Iranian nuclear program.
An Iranian lawmaker has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s openness to negotiations with the group of six major world powers (P5+1) over the country’s nuclear energy program.
A senior Iranian military commander says the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces are in full combat readiness to repel any invasion against the Islamic Republic.
The head of Iran's nuclear body says Tehran will hold the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) responsible for a possible attack by Israel and the US on the country’s nuclear facilities.
A senior Iranian legislator reiterated peaceful nature of the country's nuclear activities, and asked the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany) to recognize Iran's nuclear rights.
Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has said that Iran is ready to negotiate over its production of nuclear fuel enriched to a purity of 20 percent if its needs for fuel for several planned reactors producing medical isotopes are fully met.
An Iranian lawmaker says the new European Union’s sanctions against Iran are indicative of the EU’s ‘insincere approach’ in the P5+1 talks with the Islamic Republic.
A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the P5+1 group of countries must recognize Iran's “natural right” to peaceful nuclear technology.
An Iranian lawmaker says Western claims about Iran's nuclear energy program aim to increase the cost of developing nuclear energy in order to make Tehran give up its nuclear rights.
In a meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah expressed his hope that upcoming Iran's negotiations with 5+1 group in Baghdad will be constructive and secure the nuclear rights of the Islamic Republic.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili says he held “very good” talks with the UN nuclear agency chief on various nuclear issues.
Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Danaeifard says in terms of security, logistics and the executive aspects, Baghdad is ready to host the upcoming talks between Iran and the six world powers.