Iran’s coverage: Iran rules out talks with Europe over Iran’s missile program

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Iran’s defense power not negotiable: Top commander

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri described any negotiation with foreign countries about the Islamic Republic’s defense power as “a red line”.

 

Ruining JCPOA would mean collapse on non-proliferation regime – Iran’s deputy minister

Failing of the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program would mean a collapse of the non-proliferation regime, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi told the Moscow non-proliferation conference on Saturday.

Iran nuclear deal is not renegotiable, Iran’s ambassador to the U.N. says

Steve Inskeep talks to Iran’s ambassador to the U.N. Gholamali Khoshroo, who says the nuclear deal his country signed cannot be renegotiated, despite President Trump’s call for changes.

 

Russia to continue producing isotopes at Iran’s Fordow – deputy minister

Russia will continue producing of isotopes at Iran’s Fordow facility, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the Moscow non-proliferation conference on Saturday.

 

Iran, Syrian ink MoU on military cooperation

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri signed a military cooperation memorandum of understanding (MoU) with his Syrian counterpart General Ali Abdullah Ayoub in Damascus.

 

Iran ready to boost trade ties with Turkey to $30bn : 1st VP

Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri voiced Iran’s readiness to establish more bilateral, regional and international cooperation with Turkey, increasing bilateral trade relations to $30bn.

 

France’s Macron: Trump pushes EU closer together

French President Emmanuel Macron says the uncertainty about U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policies has made European countries closer.

 

No alternative to Iran nuclear deal — Rosatom

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the Iran nuclear deal, is effective, there is no alternative to it, Russian state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom’s Deputy Director General Nikolai Spassky said at the Moscow Nonproliferation Conference on Friday.

 

Iran should reap all benefits of nuclear deal: Austria FM

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who is expected to become the European country’s chancellor, has reaffirmed Vienna’s support for a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers (known as JCPOA).

 

EU vows to protect Iran nuclear deal as agreement is in limbo

Earlier Donald Trump refused to officially confirm to the US Congress that Iran is in compliance with the agreement on the nuclear program, but at the same time president did not challenge the compliance of Iran with these agreements on the international level.