Iran committed to continuing nuclear talks – foreign minister

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Minster says Iran will contunue nuclear talks

Iran’s foreign minister said Sunday his country will continue nuclear negotiations with world powers, even after pulling out of expert-level talks to protest the U.S. targeting companies it says evaded current sanctions.


Iranian deputy FM departs for Germany

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi left Tehran for Berlin a few hours ago.


European Parliament delegation meets rights activists in Tehran

A  delegation from the European parliament has traveled to Tehran  for a six-day visit  to meet with Iranian lawmakers and officials including a group of female MPs, representatives of nongovernmental organisations, and human rights activists.


Straw upcoming visit to Tehran fixed: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker here on Sunday announced that the upcoming visit to Tehran of former British foreign secretary Jack Straw has been fixed.


President vows rapid development of south Pars energy field

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his administration attaches great significance to the development of the giant offshore South Pars gas field phases.


Iran wins 2 medals of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic qualifying ski contests

Iranian skiers won two gold and bronze medals of the men’s small slalom, getting qualified for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic.


Iran cancels Pakistan gas pipeline loan

Iran has canceled a planned $500 million loan to Pakistan to build part of a pipeline to bring natural gas from the Islamic Republic.


Iran asks US to provide more in missing American

Iran says it has no knowledge of the whereabouts of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, who U.S. authorities have long presumed had been captured there.


Iranian FM to visit Pakistan to attend D8 ministerial meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif plans to visit Pakistan in coming days to take part in a ministerial meeting of the 8 Muslim Developing countries, known as the D8 Group.


Iranian speaker: Shaking Geneva deal harmful to western interests

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the fresh sanctions imposed by the US against a number of individuals and companies for violating the previous embargos against Iran will trouble the Geneva deal and inflict harm on the West’s interests.



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