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U.S. says open for Iran talks based on ‘mutual respect’
The United States is ready to engage in talks with Iran about Tehran’s nuclear energy program “on the basis of mutual respect,” the White House has announced.
Iran to build new nuclear power plant
Iran plans to build a new nuclear power plant, the country’s energy minister said on Saturday.
Iran warns of Israel’s covert nuclear weapons program
Iran has warned against the “serious danger” of Israel’s clandestine nuclear program, urging the international community to act responsibly to counter it.
Iran to display latest military achievements in Sunday parades
The Iranian Armed Forces will display the country’s latest home-made military tools, weapons and equipments, including tactical troposcatter communications system as well as optimized Sky Guard and high-altitude S-200 missile systems, during the massive annual military parades in Tehran on Sunday.
Iran, Lebanon presidents to meet in New York City
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will hold talks with his Lebanese counterpart Michel Suleiman during his visit to the US.
Iran’s new team of nuclear negotiators named
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to be accompanied by two of his deputies will take part in the talks with the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany), a source revealed on Saturday.
Iranian Jewish MP waits for US visa to go to New York
Representative of the Jewish minority at the Iranian Parliament Siamak Morreh Sedq confirmed that he plans to accompany President Hassan Rouhani during his visit to New York, but added that he has not received the US visa yet.
Iran’s annual petrochemical output may double to $40b
The value of Iran’s annual petrochemical output may double to $40 billion, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said.
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