Mohammad Javad Larijani
Head of Supreme Human Rights Council of Iran
“Democracy is the foremost human achievement; the major guiding principle should be respecting diversity; we do not think universality should entail imposing other values and cultures on civilizations and cultures quite different in ontology.”
“To save the Islamic community, I see no way other than moderation and fighting violence and anybody who created division in Islam is not a Muslim,” said President Rouhani in a meeting with scientific, cultural and media elites of Malaysia.
“If we cannot make JCPOA stable, then that would mean that political activity, diplomatic activity, is unsuccessful,” said President Rouhani in an interview with NBC News.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Sunday that United Arab Emirates distanced itself from the traditional conservative role of the past, opting for encouraging the radical players and warmongers in the region.
Lack of compliance with JCPOA by U.S. in past several months a flawed approach that should be rectified forthwith. Iran opposes sectarianism, attempts to promote religious gaps. Iran's principled approach calls for constructive partnership with neighbours with a view to establishing an enduring order. Saudi gov’t must cease and desist from divisive policies spread of hate ideology and trampling upon the rights of neighbours.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says absolute distrust in hegemonic powers topped by the United States is an important component of Iran's soft power and this distrust must increase on a daily basis.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for further cooperation among the member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), saying the bloc plays an “undeniable” role in resolving the crises across the world.
Ali Akbar Salehi
The top Iranian nuclear official says the West is still failing to honor its commitments under last year’s nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers, warning that the violations could throw the deal into jeopardy.
Mohammad Javad Zarif
The world cannot afford to sit by and witness Wahhabists targeting not only Christians, Jews and Shiites but also Sunnis. With a large section of the Middle East in turmoil, there is a grave danger that the few remaining pockets of stability will be undermined by this clash of Wahhabism and mainstream Sunni Islam.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says political dialogue and showing understanding are the only solutions to the ongoing problems in the region, particularly issues in the Persian Gulf.