Nuclear chief says Iran will keep enriching to 20%

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Iran continues 20% uranium enrichment: Zarif

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will continue to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity in order to power its nuclear research reactor.


Oil Minister hopes for Iran winning GECF secretary-general post

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh expressed the hope that the country can win the secretary-general post of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in its meeting in Tehran.


Zarif: Iran hopes for early understanding in nuclear talks

Iranian foreign minister expressed hope Thursday that upcoming negotiations about the country’s nuclear program will lead to a quick understanding with world powers.


S. Leader stresses need for further scientific, cultural work on population increase

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the need for making further cultural and scientific work on the issue of aging population.


Iran, South African FMs discuss mutual issues

Visiting Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed issues of mutual interest with his South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane here Thursday morning.


Tunisia seeks ‘to enhance economic ties with Iran’

Tunisian Minister of Trade and Handicrafts Abdelwaheb Matar says his country is willing to boost trade and economic cooperation with Iran.


Japan’s Sept crude oil imports from Iran rise 35 pct y/y

Japan’s crude oil imports from Iran in September rose 35 percent from a year earlier to 252,216 barrels per day, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry data showed on Thursday.


Iranian Sunni local leader condemns Saravan border attack

Zahedan’s Sunni Friday prayer Imam has said unity, fraternity, and security would come with prudence and a national spirit.


Iran to attend International Cooperatives Alliance General Assembly

Iranian delegation from Central Cooperatives Bureau will attend the Global Conference and General Assembly of International Cooperatives Alliance in Cape Town, South Africa, slated for November 1-5.


Iranian aircraft ‘conceptual design’ complete by next year

The manager of the project 150-seat aircraft development has said it is similar to building Bushehr nuclear power plant.



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