Iran plans to build new NPP on Persian Gulf Shores

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Iran to build NPPs on Persian Gulf coast

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has announced plans to construct new nuclear power plants (NPPs) in the country, stressing that the priority is to build facilities on the Persian Gulf coast.


Iranian MPs condemn US top negotiator’s insulting remarks

Members of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission lashed out at US Undersecretary of State and top negotiator Wendy Sherman for her insulting remarks against the Iranian people.


Iran, China’s biggest oil supplier in September

China’s customs data shows that Iran was the biggest supplier of fuel oil to the country in September.


Salehi: Iran ready to cooperate with IAEA on outstanding issues

Tehran is prepared to voluntarily cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the issue of a possible military dimension to its peaceful nuclear program, although the matter is outside the purview of the UN agency, Iran’s nuclear chief explained.


Top oil director: Full development of South Pars to cost $25 bln

Managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said some $25 billion should be ploughed into the country’s South Pars gas filed for all its remaining phases to come on stream.


Iranian parliament ratified Iran-Russia cooperation bill

The Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday morning approved of a bill on cooperation between the interior ministries of Iran and Russia, a step that can help further expand bilateral ties.


Iran reiterates call for halting arms shipment to rebels in Syria

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian once again expressed Tehran’s concern about the negative impacts of arms shipments to Syrian rebels by certain western states and their regional allies.


Iran blasts US, allies over handling Syrian crisis

Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has criticized the US and its regional allies for not abiding by the promises they made at the Geneva 1 conference on Syria.


Belarus underlines Iran’s vital role in region

Belarusian Deputy Foreign Minister Valentine Ryabkov underscored Iran’s significant position in the region, and voiced Minsk’s will to broaden bilateral ties with Tehran.


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