Iranian-G5+1 to resume experts talks Thursday

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Iran, world powers due in Geneva tomorrow to resume expert-level talks

Iran and the six major world powers plan to resume their experts talks in Geneva Thursday afternoon, a senior Iranian nuclear negotiator announced on Wednesday.


Iran ranks 3rd in region in cognitive sciences

Secretary of Iranian Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS) Kamal Kharazi announced Iran ranks 38th in the world in neuroscience and cognitive sciences.


Iranian legislators set to visit Arak heavy-water facility

A team of Iranian lawmakers, all members of the parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission, are scheduled to pay a visit to the country’s Arak heavy-water facility in the near future, a senior MP announced.


FM: Iran able to resume 20% uranium enrichment in 1 day

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned that Tehran can end suspension of its 20-percent nuclear enrichment in one day if the opposite party to the Geneva deal defies its undertakings.


Senior MP: Iran among five world powers with advanced missile technology

Vice-Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mansour Haqiqatpour underlined the country’s Armed Forces’ preparedness to confront any possible foreign threats, and said Iran is among the only five world countries enjoying an indigenous missile technology.


3 IRGC personnel killed in Southeastern Iran

Three Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) members were killed near the Saravan city in Southeastern Iran after their car ran over an improvised explosive device (IED), a provincial official announced on Wednesday.


Nahavandian: Sanctions more harmful to west

Head of President Office Mohammad Nahavandian, in a meeting with Chairman of the Committee on Relations with Iran in the European Parliament Tarja Cronberg, underlined that the US-led western sanctions imposed against Iran will be harmful to the West itself.


Implement IP gas pipeline project as early as possible

All Pakistan Chambers’ Presidents Conference and women entrepreneurs on Tuesday asked the government to implement Iran-Pak gas pipeline project on top priority in order to reduce demand and supply gap as well as to cater the needs of the masses.


Iran envoy addresses UNSC on Afghanistan

Since the U.S. and Britain first launched their attack in October of 2001, things have been very unstable and insecure in Afghanistan. The country has one of the lowest life expectancies on earth according to the CIA World Factbook. Instability and violence persists as foreign troops continue to occupy the country.


Russian FM calls for full implementation of Geneva deal

 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underlined the need for implementation of recent agreement between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany).


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