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Iran rejects demand to ship out uranium stockpiles

Iran will not ship enriched uranium stockpiles out of the country, the Iranian deputy foreign minister said on Sunday, rejecting one key demand of world powers due to resume nuclear negotiations with Tehran this week.


PM: Tajikistan seeking hard to broaden ties with Iran

Tajik Prime Minister Oqil Oqilov, in a meeting with outgoing Iranian Ambassador to Dushanbe Ali Asqar Sherdoust, underlined his country’s enthusiasm for the further expansion of all-out relations with Tehran.


Iran ready to become a member of BRICS Fund

Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance, Behrouz Alishiri said on Sunday the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to become a member of BRICS Fund.


Asghari’s movie wins three Golden Butterflies at Isfahan filmfest

Iranian film “He Throws the Stone Well”, a social drama featuring the hard life of a boy in a poor family, won Golden Butterflies in three categories at the 27th International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults on Friday evening.


Iran to expand economic ties with India, Pakistan, S.Lanka, Afghanistan

Iran’s economic team, headed by Minister of Economy and Finance Ali Tayebnia and comprising a number of his deputies and MPs held intensive talks with representatives of some members of the World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Saturday.


Iran blasts Azerbaijan for neglecting persian heritage

Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) Mohammad Ali Najafi in a letter to UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova protested against Azerbaijan’s negligence with regard to the Persian heritage existing in the Central Asian country.


Iran exports $2.6 million worth of cars to Azerbaijan in 6 months

An economic adviser to the Iranian embassy in Baku said the Islamic Republic has exported 301 cars to neighboring Azerbaijan in the first six months of the current Iranian year (started on March 21).


China lauds Iran goodwill in settling nuclear issue

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi has praised Iran’s goodwill and constructive approach and continued cooperation towards the settlement of the dispute over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.


Iran’s rial rebounds 20 pc, CBI chief

Governor of Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif said Saturday the country’s rial which had lost its dollar value in 12 months rose back 20 percent in recent months after the new government took office in August, 2013.


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