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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reaffirmed the country’s entitlement to uranium enrichment as part of a civilian nuclear program.
Head of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi on Saturday criticized the US and the Western governments for political approach toward Iranian nuclear program.
Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator has said weakening the articles of the joint Action Plan is not appropriate.
A Member of Parliament Energy Commission has said Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has formed a committee to address Crescent case.
Managing-Director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Roknoddin Javadi said Iran’s oil production capacity will reach four million barrels a day in the near future.
Iran’s president has defended an interim nuclear deal reached with world powers last month that eases some sanctions in return for a halt to parts of the Islamic Republic’s uranium enrichment program, saying improving the economy is as important as maintaining a peaceful nuclear program.
Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh underlined the need for accelerated work in Phase 12 of the South Pars gas field.
President Hassan Rouhani said that his government has taken successful steps to construct interactions and relations with the world during its first 100 days in office thanks to the support of the Supreme Leader.
Iraqi Deputy Culture Minister Taha Nasser al-Mahmoud conferred on Saturday with Iran’s Deputy Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance for Cinematic Affairs Hojatollah Ayoubi on ways to develop cultural cooperation between the two countries.
In a meeting in Mashhad between the guardian of Imam Reza’s holy shrine and visiting Iraqi prime minister on Saturday, the two sides emphasized the need for closer cooperation in reconstruction of the holy shrines in Iraq.
Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have arrived in Iran to visit the country’s Arak heavy water facility.
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