Salehi: IAEA inspectors soon to visit Gachin mine

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IAEA to inspect Gachin mine soon: Salehi

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said here on Tuesday that inspectors of the UN nuclear watchdog are to inspect the Gachin uranium mine in Bandar Abbas, in southern Iran in a near future.


Larijani felicitates Christian counterparts on Christmas

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani in separate messages on Tuesday congratulated his world Christian counterparts on the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH) and advent of the New Year.


N-talks to continue next week: Zarif

Iran’s FM has said nuclear negotiations will start again between Iran and Powers by next week.


AEOI chief: Iran to launch specialized hospital for nuclear incidents

Iran plans to establish a specialized hospital for the treatment of those who might be affected by any possible nuclear incident, Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi announced on Tuesday.


IRGC mounts big, heavy missiles on small vessels, helicopters

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that it has equipped its small vessels and helicopters with big and heavy missiles capable of targeting warships.


Senior MP: Former British FM due in Iran in January

Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, who is now a parliament member, is slated to a pay an official visit to Iran in early January, a prominent Iranian legislator announced on Tuesday.


Leader’s aide: Iran not to give in to US pressures in N. ground

Supreme Leader’s Top Advisor for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati underlined Tehran’s willingness to continue talks with the world powers, but meantime, stressed that the Iranian negotiators will not withdraw from the country’s nuclear rights.


President Rouhani felicitates Lebanese counterpart on Christmas

President Hassan Rouhani, in a message on Tuesday congratulated his Lebanese counterpart Michel Suleiman and the Lebanese nation on the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH) and advent of the New Year.


German companies keen to invest in Iran

Head of Iran-Germany Joint Chamber of Commerce Daniel Bernbeck said preliminary steps are underway to pave the ground for the presence of German investors in Iran’s lucrative market.


Iran produces over 10mln tons of unprocessed steel in 8 months

Iran produced 10.594 mln tons of unprocessed steel in the last 8 months, showing a 9% increase in comparison with the same period last year, the Iranian Mines and Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced.


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