Iran serious about long-term nuclear deal, says minister

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Iran says serious about long-term nuclear deal

Iran’s foreign minister said Sunday his country is prepared to move ahead in negotiations over its nuclear program, assuring Western diplomats that Tehran has the political will and good faith to reach a “balanced” long-term agreement.

 

Iran to unveil new generation of home-made fighter jet

A senior Iranian air force commander announced that the country is producing new generation of its home-made Saeqeh (Thunderbolt) fighter jet, adding that the new aircraft will be unveiled in coming months.

 

Iran FM, IAEA chief discuss nuclear issues

Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano held talks here Sunday on Iranˈs peaceful nuclear program.

 

Iran fully prepared to protect itself, minister

Minister of Defense Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Sunday that the Islamic Republic of Iran is fully prepared to protect itself.

 

Iran will not stop research on centrifuges: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will not give up research on centrifuges as part of a final deal on its nuclear energy program.

 

No geographical borders limit Iran when attacked: Cmdr.

Lieutenant Commander of the IRGC Brigadier General Hossein Salami said Iran would recognize no geographical borders and limits when struck militarily.

 

Rouhani says Iranians in road to ‘economic epic’

Iran’s president has said the economic epic will be realized by Iranian public; says no alternative to second round of targeted subsidies plan.

 

UK to repay Iran $650m for Shah’s tanks

The Iranian government is taking a Ministry of Defence-owned company to the High Court to end a £400m row over British-made Chieftain tanks that has dragged on for 35 years, The Independent reported on Sunday.

 

Iran, Lebanon discuss regional developments, Bilateral ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Lebanon’s Prime Minister Najib Miqati held talks over the latest international and regional developments and stressed the need to enhance all-out relations between Tehran and Beirut.

 

Oil minister: Iran to defend its rights in Caspian Sea

Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says no country is entitled to enter Iran’s oil zone in the Caspian Sea and if so the country would defend its rights.

 

 

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