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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.
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.
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.
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.
Iran’s new home-made submarine, Fateh, will be unveiled in the next few months, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro underlined the vital importance of expanding relations with Iran, and said he has a plan to visit Iran next month.
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has arrived in Tehran Saturday afternoon; meets with Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani Sunday morning.
Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani and visiting European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton discussed issues of mutual interests here Sunday.
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).
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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