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Obama threatens to veto new sanctions against Iran

Negotiations to limit Iran’s nuclear program will be difficult and may not succeed, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, but he warned Congress that any new economic sanctions against Tehran while the discussions are ongoing will be vetoed.


Iran, Turkey to ink cultural, cinematic document: Jannati

Minister of Culture and the Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati said here on Wednesday that Iran and Turkey are scheduled to ink an agreement on bolstering cultural and cinematic cooperation.


Oil & gas, main focus of Iran-Turkey cooperation

Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says oil and energy are the most important areas of cooperation between Iran and Turkey.


Renault set to resume car assembly in Iran

French carmaker Renault says it has resumed shipments to Iran for vehicle assembly, less than two weeks after Iran’s landmark nuclear deal with world powers took effect.


Iran provides best solution for Syria: Anan

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Anan told reporters Wednesday that he believes it is Islamic Republic that can provide the best solution for ending Syrian crisis, stressing that the world requires to credit Iran’s influential role.


Polish FM to visit Iran in February

Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski plans to visit Tehran next month to explore opportunities for economic cooperation with Iran.


Jahangiri stresses raising trade volume with Turkey to dlrs 30 billion

First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri stressed the need to increase the volume of trade with Turkey to dlrs 30 billion in 2015.


IAEA inspectors start visiting Gachin mine in Iran

The inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have started visiting the Gachin uranium mine in the south of Iran.


President Rouhani receives Turkish PM

President Hassan Rouhani and visiting Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who arrived here Tuesday night, met on Wednesday.


Majlis starts debate on next year budget bill

Iranian parliament on Wednesday started debate on the government’s proposed budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (to start March 21, 2014).


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