Iran , P5+1 to resume technical nuclear talks

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Nuclear talks will continue with western governments: Araqchi

 Member of Iranˈs nuclear negotiating team Abbas Araqchi said that nuclear talks with the western governments will continue.


US, Israeli defense ministers discuss Iran, Syria

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called his Israeli counterpart late Monday for a discussion on bilateral relations, “shared regional security challenges, and strong defense cooperation,” according to a readout provided by the Pentagon.


Spokeswoman deplores “media hues and cries” about Iranian islands

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham reiterated Iran’s sovereignty over its Persian Gulf islands of Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb, and dismissed “media hues and cries” on Tehran-Abu Dhabi secret agreements on the Iranian islands.


Israel not concerned about Iran’s N-energy program: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister says the Israeli regime is not worried about Iran’s nuclear energy program, suggesting that they resorted to lies in an attempt to prevent Iran’s emergence as an independent world power.


Iran welcomes EU’s positive stands towards Geneva deal

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman hailed as positive a recent statement by the European Union foreign ministers which says the bloc is ready to suspend some sanctions against Iran as soon as it implements the terms of a nuclear deal reached in Geneva.


Iran makes world’s 1st search & rescue drone

Iranian engineers have designed and manufactured the world’s 1st search and rescue drone, equipped with infrared cameras capable of detecting the body heat of the injured victims in the dark, head of Iranian Red Crescent Society’s Rescue and Relief Organization said Tuesday.


New US sanctions, major setback for nuclear deal: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US Treasury’s blacklisting of entities transacting with the Islamic Republic is a “major setback” for the implementation of the groundbreaking November nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers.


No problem with oil exports to India

Director of the International Affairs Department at National Iranian Oil Company Mohsen Ghamsari said on Tuesday that export of crude oil to India will continue without any problem.


Iran’s newest air defense radar enters service

Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base unveiled the country’s latest home-made radar, dubbed Arash, on Tuesday.


Iran hopes to resume talks with powers soon

Iran hopes to resume expert-level nuclear talks with the P5+1 group in the near future, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Tuesday.



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