EU’s Ashton: No guaranteed success in Iran deal

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EU’s Ashton says no guarantee of final Iran nuclear accord

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Sunday there is “no guarantee” that talks with Iran on its disputed nuclear programme will lead to a comprehensive agreement.


Iran’s president calls for enhancement of all-out ties with EU

Iranian president underlined that Tehran and the European Union (EU) can boost their relations in a whole host of fields on the basis of mutual respect, stressing that contacts between the two sides should not be confined to negotiations over Tehran’s peaceful nuclear program.


Ashtonˈs spokesman: Reaching comprehensive agreement possible

Visiting spokesperson of the EU foreign policy chief Michael Mann said on Sunday that reaching a comprehensive agreement between Iran and the Group 5+1 is possible.


EU foreign policy not influenced by US: Mann

European Union foreign policy is not affected by the United States foreign policy, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashtonˈs spokesman Michael Mann said on Sunday.


Navy commander: Iran to unveil new home-made submarine soon

Iran’s new home-made submarine, Fateh, will be unveiled in the next few months, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said.


Venezuela’s president planning to visit Iran on ties

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro underlined the vital importance of expanding relations with Iran, and said he has a plan to visit Iran next month.


Rouhani, Ashton meet in Tehran

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has arrived in Tehran Saturday afternoon; meets with Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani Sunday morning.


EU’s Ashton, Iran’s Larijani confer

Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani and visiting European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton discussed issues of mutual interests here Sunday.


DOE plans Orumieh Lake confab

The International Conference on Iran’s Orumieh Lake and Hamoun Wetland will be held on March 25 in Tehran in collaboration with the United Nations, said Massoumeh Ebtekar, the head of the Department of Environment (DOE).


CBI Chief: Seven foreign banks to resume transactions with Iran

Head of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif announced that seven foreign banks have been specified so far to conduct financial transactions with Iran following the Geneva nuclear deal, noting that three Japanese ones will embark on the task as early as Monday.



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