World powers set for new round of Iran nuke talks

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Intense N-talks continue between Iran, six powers in Geneva

Intense negotiations are underway in Geneva between permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany and Iran over the country’s nuclear energy program.


EC chairman terms Geneva talks as historical turning point

Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Saturday that ongoing Geneva talks between Iran and six major world powers on Iran’s nuclear program is a turning point in the history of Iran, the region and the entire world.


Two South Korean parliamentary delegations to visit Iran

Two parliamentary delegations from South Korea are expected to arrive in Iran to discuss bilateral relations between Seoul and Tehran, an Iranian lawmaker says.


Iranian lawmaker raps France for “rocking the boat” in Geneva talks

A senior Iranian legislator lambasted French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius for his efforts to widen the gap between Iran and the West in the Geneva talks between Tehran and the world powers, and advised him to show care for the national interests of his own country and not those of Israel.


Iranian envoy to UN condemns Israel’s atrocities

Iran’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaei condemned the racist policies of the Zionist regime of Israel in occupied territories.


Iran, US under 20-football teams might play friendly game

Care taker of the youth football federation Nasser Shafagh said on Saturday that in case of the approval of Iran’s foreign ministry, the under 20 year old Iranian footballers will play a friendly match against the US team.


Zarif to hold talks with US counterpart, Ashton

Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif will begin trilateral talks with the US Secretary of State John Kerry and the EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.


Russian FM in Geneva for nuclear talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived here on Saturday to attend the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and representatives of the Group 5+1.


Japanese FM arrives in Tehran

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida arrived in Tehran Saturday morning to review issues of mutual interest with senior Iranian officials.


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