Iran’s Rouhani says Israel must join NPT

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Rouhani says Israel must join Non-Nuclear Treaty

Iran’s President Hasan Rouhani on Thursday called on Israel to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty and put its widely suspected nuclear arms under international control.

Zanganeh explains oil industry developments

Minister of petroleum Bijan Namdar Zanganeh informed the Commission of Planning, Budget and Auditing of the parliament of the latest developments in the oil industry projects.

Iran to create 8-seat helicopter

Iran plans to create a 8-seated helicopter in the near future.


Iran, Iraq sign defense pact

Iran Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and his visiting Iraqi counterpart Saadoun al-Dulaimi signed a bilateral defense agreement on Thursday.


Former Iran president urges release of all political prisoners

Reformist former president Mohammad Khatami called for all political prisoners in Iran to be freed following a decision to pardon 80 people in an easing of the Islamic Republic’s strict security policies.


Pakistan MP praises Rouhani UN speech

Pakistani Member of Parliament (MP) on Thursday termed as wise the speech of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations General Assembly and said that Iran has always pursued the path of peace to resolve issues with West.


Iran ready for serious nuclear talks: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is prepared for “serious” negotiations over its nuclear energy program.


President Rouhani meets group of American intellectuals

A group of American intellectuals from different think-tanks had a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York, during which they exchanged ideas on various issues ranging from Iran-US troubled ties to nuclear talks and international developments.


Iran’s FM meets Polish, New Zealand, Singaporean, Belarusian counterparts in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed major regional and world issues in separate meetings with his counterparts from Poland, New Zealand, Singapore and Belarus in New York.


President Rouhani: Iran ready to increase cooperation with OIC

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu stressed Tehran’s preparedness to boost cooperation with the OIC in different fields.


Iran reappoints Kazempour as OPEC governor

Iran has named a veteran oil official as its representative on OPEC’s board of governors, the latest former incumbent to return to a senior oil post under new president Hassan Rouhani.


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