‘Iran will stand firm on nuclear right’

Iran news headlines on Thursday include Iran reaffirmation on its peaceful nuclear energy; Arabs seeking reassurances from Iran over reactor safety; US lawmakers urging Iran’s diminishing oil exports and China supporting dialog on Iran’s nuclear energy program.


Iranian nation determined to use peaceful nuclear energy: Soltanieh

The Iranian ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says the Iranian nation is determined to take advantage of peaceful nuclear energy despite the wave of political pressures and US-engineered sanctions.


Arabs press Iran on atomic reactor safety

Arab Gulf states sought reassurances from Iran at a U.N. nuclear agency meeting this week over the safety of its only atomic energy plant, which is located in an earthquake-prone coastal area, diplomats said on Thursday.


Lawmakers in new drive to slash Iran’s oil sales to a trickle

U.S. lawmakers are embarking this summer on a campaign to deal a deeper blow to Iran’s diminishing oil exports, and while they are still working out the details, analysts say the ultimate goal could be a near total cut-off.


China firmly backs dialog on Iran’s nuclear energy program: Envoy

China’s Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Cheng Jingye has reaffirmed his country’s firm stance on supporting dialog to resolve the Western dispute over Iran’s nuclear energy issue.


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