Iran strongly rejects text of Geneva agreement released by White House

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Afkham: Fact sheet in White House website, one-sided interpretation of Geneva document

 Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said the fact sheet published in the White House website offers one-sided interpretation of the text of Geneva agreement.

 

Obama defends interim Iran nuclear deal

US President Barack Obama has defended a deal between Iran and world powers on Tehran’s nuclear programme.

 

Russia stresses Iran presence in Syria conference

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov has underlined the necessity of Iran’s participation in the long-awaited Geneva II peace conference on Syria.

 

Senior negotiator: Geneva nuclear deal secures Iran’s enrichment right

Iranian Deputy Foreign minister and senior nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi said the recent nuclear deal signed between Tehran and the world powers in Geneva on Sunday secures Iran’s right of enrichment based on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

 

Berri: Iran-5+1 agreement, greatest deal of present time

Visiting Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament Nabih Berri referred to the recent agreement reached between Iran and the world six powers as the “greatest deal of the present time.”

 

Mann: Some EU sanctions to be lifted

Michael Mann, the spokesman for EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, says some EU sanctions on Iran would be lifted as early as next month, as part of the Geneva deal.

 

Spain welcomes Iran-G5+1 deal

Spanish Foreign Minister Garcia-Magallo says the agreement between G5+1 and Iran can be a factor of peace and tranquility in the region.

 

Iran ready to join Syria peace talks if invited: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Tehran was prepared to take part in the Syria peace talks in Geneva, slated for January 22, if invited.

 

Kerry defends nuclear pact with Iran

Secretary of State John Kerry offered a robust defense of the interim nuclear agreement with Iran on Sunday, rejecting comparisons to North Korea and insisting that the deal would make Israel and Persian Gulf allies of the United States more secure, not less so.

 

 

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