EU sanctions to be lifted in December
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says some EU sanctions on Iran could be lifted as early as next month, as part of a nuclear deal with world powers.
Zarif given hero’s welcome
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday his country is ready to begin talks for a final resolution with world powers on its nuclear program as of tomorrow.
Iran seeks détente with West
President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran aims to improve relations with western countries.
China, Japan summon ambassadors over air zone plan
China summoned the Japanese ambassador over Tokyo’s response to Beijing’s new “air defense identification zone” which covers islands claimed by both sides, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Nuclear deal hailed
The recent agreement between Iran and six major world powers over Tehran’s civilian nuclear program has been hailed in a number of countries.
Former US president for rebuilding ties
Former US president Jimmy Carter has said there is a historic opportunity to rebuild relations with the government and people of Iran on solid foundations of mutual respect.
Iran, Lebanon share views on regional issues
Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Monday underlined Tehran’s friendly stance towards the Muslim and Arab states, and said Iran and Lebanon share identical views on the regional developments.
MPs in Turkey to discuss ties
A six-member Iranian parliamentary delegation is in Turkey for an official visit to discuss grounds for enhancing cooperation between Tehran and Ankara.
MP: Nuclear case should return to IAEA
A senior lawmaker said the deal between Iran and the Sextet will pave the way for referring Tehran’s nuclear dossier from the UN Security Council back to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Commander: Navy power doubled over years
Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Monday that the power of the Navy has doubled compared to the previous years especially in the post-revolution era.