Iran vows to continue efforts for nuke talks' conclusion
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian made the remarks on Tuesday in an address to a commemoration ceremony, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the Iranian Foreign Ministry's website. He stressed that reaching an agreement in the talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal in line with the national interests is among the "inherent responsibilities" of the Iranian diplomatic apparatus.
Raisi, Putin discuss economic cooperation
The two sides on Monday exchanged views on economic cooperation and ways to expand it, particularly in the field of international transportation, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the website of the Iranian President's office. The two leaders also reviewed initiatives involving regional transportation development, according to Mohammad Jamshidi, deputy chief of staff for political affairs to the Iranian President.
Iran plans to launch satellites in cooperation with Russia: Media
Kowsar and Hodhod, built by an Iranian consortium of knowledge-based companies, are planned to be sent into an orbit 500 km above the Earth's surface by a foreign launch vehicle, said the report on Sunday. Kowsar is an observation satellite with an imaging resolution of 3.5 metre per pixel, which can be used for agricultural purposes, surveying and demarcation. The satellite has an orbital lifespan of two years, Xinhua news agency reported.
Iran agrees more IAEA's inspections of nuclear sites amid 60% uranium enrichment
In an interview with IRNA published on Sunday, Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI), said the IAEA inspections of Iran's Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant (FFEP) have now increased to 11 from eight, commenting on the reports of a 50-per cent rise in the IAEA's inspections of Iranian nuclear sites, Xinhua News Agency reported.
Iranian President urges IAEA to adopt 'professional' approach to Iranian nuclear issue
Raisi made the remarks on Saturday in a meeting with visiting Director General of the IAEA Rafael Grossi in the capital Tehran, according to a report on the website of the president's office. Countries like Israel and the US use the nuclear issue as an "excuse" to further pressure the Iranian people, said the President, pointing out that it was the US that violated the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Xinhua news agency reported.
Alarm grows in Iran after reports that hundreds of schoolgirls were poisoned
Iran's semi-official Mehr News reported that Shahriar Heydari, a member of Parliament, cited an unnamed "reliable source" in saying that "nearly 900 students" from across the country had been poisoned so far, CNN reported. The first reported poisonings happened in the city of Qom on November 30, when 18 schoolgirls from one high school were hospitalised, according to Iranian state media.
Iran vows decisive response to any 'wrongful action, threat' by Israel
Amir Saied Iravani, Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations, made the remarks in a letter to rotating President of the UN Security Council Pedro Comissario Afonso and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Friday. In accordance with international law and the UN Charter, vIran reserves its "legitimate and inherent.
No 'deviation' from peaceful nuke activities after talks with IAEA: Iran
There was no discrepancy between the design information questionnaire submitted by Iran to the international nuclear watchdog and the layout of centrifuges at Iran's nuclear facilities, Iranian Students' News Agency quoted President of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami as saying on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
Iran ousts 2 German diplomats over Berlin's 'interventionist' measures
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani blamed the German government for its "irresponsible interference" in Iran's internal and judicial affairs, according to a statement published on the Foreign Ministry's website on Wednesday. The Ministry has summoned the German Ambassador to Tehran, Hans-Udo Muzel and informed him of the decision, Kanaani was quoted as saying in the statement.
Iran blames US 'wrong policy' for nuke talks impasse
Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in an address to the High-Level Segment of the Conference on Disarmament in the Swiss city of Geneva, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a statement released by Iran's Foreign Ministry on its website on Tuesday. If all parties have the "determination and goodwill", the few outstanding issues can be settled without any precondition and within the framework of the previous talks, thus enabling the parties to take the "final step".