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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed Tuesday that the talks have to end in removal of all anti-Iran sanctions.
David Cohen, US Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, recommended that the authorities cooperate with Iran carefully, RIA Novosti reports.
The Iranian president’s chief of staff said a central plank of Iran’s foreign policy is to forge closer relations with Muslim world, especially with Indonesia, Iran Daily reported on Tuesday.
Iran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Esmail Ahmadi Moqaddam placed great emphasis on the country’s scientific independence, saying such an upper-hand would guarantee Iran’s independence in other spheres as well, namely security.
President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday urged Iranian academics, university students and scholars ˈto think and search globally but act domestically.ˈ
Deputy Oil Minister Ali Majedi invited the French companies to invest in Iran’s oil and gas sectors.
Iran’s North Drilling Company (NDCo), which had lodged a protest with the European Union court against the EU sanctions, won the case and was taken out of the list of enterprises subjected to the EU sanctions.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan reiterated Iran’s full preparedness to confront any possible enemy threat and aggression, and said that the country’s military forces will give a swift and decisive response to any US or Israeli threat.
Iran has sent Revolutionary Guard and army troops to two northern provinces struck by heavy snowfall that trapped thousands on the road and cut off water and power supply in the remote region.
Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh said on Tuesday that the level of Iran and France trade should exceed five billion euro a year.
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