Iran’s FM says final nuclear deal possible within next 5 months

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Final nuclear deal possible within next 5 months: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a final settlement to the decade-old dispute over Iran’s nuclear energy program would be possible within the next five months.

 

Iran ready to counter US military threats: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker has played down the US’s recent military threats against Iran, reaffirming that the Islamic Republic is fully prepared to counter Washington’s “military option.”

 

Iran’s foreign minister leaves for Japan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has left for Japan to discuss bilateral ties as well as regional and international issues with senior Japanese officials.

 

Basij to stage massive wargames in Tehran province mid spring

Iran’s Basij (Voluntary) Force plans to stage massive drills dubbed ‘Towards Beit al-Moqaddas (Jerusalem)’ in the capital and other cities of Tehran province in mid spring.

 

Official: 700 Austrian firms cooperating with Iran

A senior Iranian trade official referred to the recent trip by the country’s trade delegation to Austria, and said at present 700 Austrian companies are cooperating with Iran.

 

President: Resistance underlying Iran’s economy in coming years

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined the advantages of Iran’s plans to institutionalize resistance economy in the country, and said the same policy will underlie Iran’s economic structure in coming years.

 

Oil minister: Resistance economy will turn Iran into a top regional power

Oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said here on Tuesday that the Resistance Economy initiated by the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would turn Iran into a top regional power.

 

Iranian artists, Journalists ask UN to help free abducted border guards

Iranian artists, journalists and academics in a statement issued on Tuesday asked the UN, international figures and the Pakistani government to help secure the release of the five border guards abducted by a terrorist group along Iran-Pakistan border on February 6.

 

Larijani: Visit to Africa aims to boost economic, parliamentary ties

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said his visits to South Africa and Congo are aimed at fostering economic and parliamentary relations with the two nations.

 

Iran’s Air Defense forces fully prepared to defend airspace: Commander

Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base fully safeguards the country’s air space, a senior air defense commander said.

 

 

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