IAEA says Iran asked for nuclear talks postponement to February 8

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Iran-IAEA talks postponed to early Feb

Iran’s permanent envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Head of Iranian negotiating team with the agency said talks between Iran and the agency scheduled for late January have been postponed to early February.


Iran extracts useful intelligence from terrorists behind Saravan attack

Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Ali Abdollahi said Tehran is still pursuing the recent attack on its border guards in the Southeastern parts of the country and has gained useful intelligence from captured terrorists.


Zarif meets Nuri al-Maliki

Iran’s FM has met Iraq’s PM in Baghdad.


Iran FM leaves Baghdad for Amman

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is on a regional tour left Baghdad for Jordanian capital, Amman Tuesday afternoon.


President: Geneva deal means submission of western powers to Iranian nation

President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that Geneva deal has shown submission of the western powers to the Iranian nationˈs nuclear rights and means breaking of the unjust sanctions imposed against the country.


Official: Iran not to accept human rights criteria imposed by West

Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani underlined that the country attaches much importance to respect for human rights, but doesn’t accept the human rights norms and standards imposed by the western states.


Iran, Germany hope to boost trade cooperation following ease of embargo

Head of Iranian Chamber of Commerce Gholam Hossein Shafei and German ambassador to Iran Michael Baron Von Ungern-Sternberg expressed the hope that bilateral economic ties between the two countries could be developed after ease of western sanctions against Iran.


Zarif, Ashton probably to meet in Munich conference

Iran’s FM will probably meet Catherine Ashton in the sidelines of Munich conference.


Iran Deputy FM goes to Kuwait

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs has set off for Kuwait to attend the 2nd International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria.


Russia likely to build new nuclear power reactors at Iran’s Bushehr

Rosatom chief Sergei Kirienko said that Russia is currently in talks with Tehran to build new nuclear power units at the Bushehr nuclear power plant.


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