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The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) asked the administration of President Hassan Rouhani to allocate a share in the next year’s budget to the construction of new nuclear power plants in the country.
The Parliament speaker has said Islamic Republic of Iran’s approach from the outset was to negotiate.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced that the Iranian anti-drug squads have had more than 500 armed clashes with drug-traffickers in the last three months, adding that Law Enforcement troops are seeking to arrest drug lords through new tricks and tactics.
Deputy Head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization for Educational and Research Affairs Mohammad-Reza Dehshiri said on Monday that the 9th religious dialogue between Iran and Russian Orthodox Church will be held in September 2014.
Muslims, including the Shiites and the Sunnis, should be aware of the plots hatched by the enemies to create a rift among them, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said, adding that the main beneficiary of Muslim disunity is the Zionist regime of Israel.
Some 23 percent growth was recorded in purchase of Iranian-made goods in China this year compared to last year, according to a report by Iranian Customs Administration.
Iranian Navy commander elaborated on the overseas missions carried out by his forces, adding that the country’s naval forces are to take on a more active role in the high seas.
Senior Iranian and Italian foreign ministry officials, in a meeting in Tehran, explored avenues for reinvigorating and bolstering bilateral ties and exchanged views over the recent Geneva agreement between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany).
Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai plans to pay an official visit to Iran in coming days.
Iran’s non-resident charge dˈaffaires to Britain Mohammad Hassan Habibollahzadeh said here on Monday that his British counterpart Ajay Sharma will arrive in Tehran on Tuesday.
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