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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic of Iran poses no threat to the world and Tehran is ready for talks on its nuclear energy program with complete transparency.
Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Mohammad Sadeq Amoli Larijani described President Rouhani’s recent remarks at the United Nations General Assembly as “graceful and logical”, adding that it’s now Washington’s turn to drop hostility and turn words into action.
Iranian femae athlete Maryam Tousi who specializes in the 200 meter race, won a gold medal in the women’s 100m race in 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games.
Iranian newspapers on Wednesday welcomed a speech by US President Barack Obama for recognising Washington’s ?past mistakes?, saying a new international mood that favours Tehran has begun.
Price of Iran’s electricity exported to neighboring countries is about 10 US cents per KW hour, which needs to be revised, said a top electricity official, who added the country exported $800 million worth of electricity last year.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces General Hassan Firouzabadi Wednesday lauded President Hassan Rouhini’s firm stances while addressing the 68th Annual Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
A senior Iranian legislator said before speaking about talks with Tehran, Washington should account for its long-term animosity towards the Iranian nation and do more to win Iran’s trust.
Iran Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi has expressed hope that more Iranian prisoners will be released on the occasion of Eid al-Ghadeer.
A senior Iranian lawmaker here Wednesday praised President Hassan Rouhani’s Tuesday night UN General Assembly address as “logical” and said the Iranian president and his US counterpart both adopted a positive and constructive tone in their addresses.
Senior Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Sheikholeslam called on the US officials to take practical measures to build Tehran’s confidence, and said the first step towards talks should be the removal of all sanctions.
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