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France: EU likely to lift some Iran sanctions in December

EU will likely ease sanctions in place against Iran in December, said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. The announcement comes hot on the heels of a landmark deal over Tehran’s nuclear program that ended a decade of diplomatic deadlock.


Azerbaijani FM to visit Iran

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will visit Iran today, a diplomatic source told Trend on Monday.


Obama, Netanyahu discuss Iran nuclear deal

US President Barack Obama phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after reaching an interim nuclear deal with Iran, promising to consult with him on a comprehensive solution, the White House said.


MP: Geneva N. deal stipulates Iran’s enrichment right

A senior Iranian lawmaker said that the new nuclear agreement signed between Iran and the six major world powers gives Tehran the right to enrich uranium domestically.


Iran, Kuwait to expand cultural ties- minister

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati announced Monday that cultural interactions between Iranian and Kuwaiti women will expand.


Larijani, Lebanese counterpart attend joint press conference

Speaker of the Iranian parliament (Majlis) Ali Larijani and his visiting counterpart Nabih Berri attended a joint press conference here Monday.


Iran-Sextet N. deal to accelerate implementation of IP gas pipeline project

The nuclear deal recently signed between Iran and the G5+1 (US, Britain, France, China, Russia and Germany) would accelerate expedition of the construction of Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline, Pakistani media reports said.


Govˈt spokesman confirms US release of dlrs 8b of Iran frozen assets

Government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nowbakht confirmed the release of dlrs 8 billion of Iran’s blocked assets by the US administration.


First VP felicitates Bosnia, Herzegovina on National Day

First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri, in a message to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Chairman of the Council of Ministers Vjekoslav Bevanda, felicitated the countryˈs National Day, November 25.


Senior cleric blames Israel for recent terrorist attack in Lebanon

A senior Iranian cleric took the Zionist regime of Israel responsible for the recent terrorist attack near Iran’s embassy in Beirut which killed tens of people, including an embassy cultural attache.


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