Additional sanctions against Iran counterproductive: Putin

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Putin praises U.S. on Iran but says sanctions harmful

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the U.S. role in forging an interim deal to ease concerns about Iran’s nuclear programme but said he hoped the blacklisting of additional Iranian companies under existing sanctions would not undermine progress toward a comprehensive agreement.

 

Iran to hold air force drill over strategic strait

The acting chief of Iran’s air force says his pilots will hold a military drill over the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the waterway for one-fifth of the world’s oil tanker traffic.

 

Putin: Iran among major partners of Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the Islamic Republic of Iran is among the major partners of Russia and Moscow is determined to broaden cooperation with the country.

 

Iran condemns instrumental use of human rights against independent states

 Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Thursday strongly condemned instrumental use of human rights against independent countries.

 

Turkish FM calls for enhancing ties with Iran

Foreign Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu on Thursday stressed the need to further enhance cooperation with Iran in all sectors.

 

Pakistani Prime Minister greets Iran over P5+1 agreement

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday received Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Muhammad Javad Zarif and congratulated Iran on the recently concluded nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1, officials said.

 

Govˈt to overcome problems with help of nation, President

President Hassan Rouhani stressed Wednesday evening that the government will successfully overcome the problems with the nationˈs support.

 

Iran nuclear sites continue to work powerfully, Salehi

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said that Iranˈs nuclear facilities including Arak heavy water reactor will continue to work with full power.

 

Iran slams White House ‘breach’ of nuke deal

Senior Iranian officials lashed out at the Obama administration on Wednesday for what they called its “breach” of a recently signed nuclear accord, accusing the White House of taking its cue from “radical Zionist lobbies”—a position that Iran claims European negotiators agree with.

 

Iran to seriously pursue talks with G5+1: FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here on Thursday that Islamic Republic of Iran would seriously pursue the expert level talks with the G5+1.

 

 

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