Iran’s coverage: Iran’s Zarif, EU’s Mogherini discuss JCPOA implementation

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Zarif, Mogherini discuss mutual cooperation

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini conferred on broadening of bilateral relations on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

 

Europeans keen for close economic ties with Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and a number of European leaders discussed the bilateral, regional and international issues on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, with all the Europeans showing enthusiasm for investment in Iran and stronger trade ties in the post-JCPOA era.

 

Ignoring plight of Rohingya to incite extremism, Iran warns

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the government of Myanmar to end violence against the Rohingya Muslims, warning that disregard for the violation of the basic rights of Muslim people in Myanmar would foment extremism and destabilize the whole region.

 

Iran nuclear deal must change if U.S. to stay: Tillerson

The Iran nuclear deal must be changed if the United States is to remain in it, the top U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday, suggesting its key limits on the Iranian nuclear program must be extended.

 

President Rouhani lauds IRGC’s role in ensuring Iran’s security

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hailed the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “great popular force” and said it has played an important role in ensuring the Islamic Republic’s security.

 

UK’s Quercus seals Iran’s €500 million solar deal

UK renewables investor Quercus has signed a deal worth over half a billion euros to build and operate a 600-megawatt (MW) solar farm in Iran, the company said on Wednesday.

 

Iran needs defensive weapons to protect nation: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has rejected US criticism of Iran’s national missile program, vowing that the Islamic Republic will not hesitate to strengthen its defense capabilities against the backdrop of regional and global threats.

 

IRGC Top Commander: Time to correct US miscalculations

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari underlined that US President Donald Trump has unveiled his country’s true nature to the world, warning that now it’s Iran’s turn to correct Washington’s miscalculations.

 

Iran calls for using cultural approach in fighting terrorism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday called for adopting cultural measures in the battle against terrorism.

 

Iran President slams US for sabotaging Boeing deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said here on Tuesday that the vote of the US House Representatives for preventing sale of aircraft to Iran is the repetition of defeated policies adopted by Washington.