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Iran-Oman ties example of good-neighborliness: President Rouhani

Iran-Oman relations are example of good-neighborliness between two countries, visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday.


Iranian nuclear negotiator confers with Russian counterpart

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Arqchi met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Ryabkov in Moscow on Wednesday in the run-up to a fresh round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1.


Gas supply, a main agenda in President Rouhani’s visit to Oman

Tehran and Masqat will discuss issues related to Iran’s gas exports to Oman during President Hassan Rouhani’s Wednesday visit, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh announced, and said that Iran plans to increase oil production after being outpaced by Iraq among the OPEC members.


Iran defense might not in P5+1 talks agenda: Official

A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the Islamic Republic will never accept to include the country’s defense capabilities in its nuclear talks with the P5+1.


British non-resident Charge d’ Affaires to visit Iran

British non-resident Charge d’ Affaires Ajay in Iran Sharma plans to visit Iran for the 4th time for administration work.


Ban Ki-moon’s assertions worthless: Top Iran Leader Advisor

The Supreme Leaders Advisor in International Affairs, Ali Akbar Velayati, slammed Ban Ki-moon’s recent assertions about Green Movement leaders as worthless, and described him as the ‘weakest UN Secretary General every since.”


Russia and Iran reach pre-agreement on constructing 2 new nuclear power units

Moscow and Tehran “have reached a preliminary agreement on the construction of at least two new nuclear power units in Iran.” The Iranian national news agency IRNA reported this on Wednesday with reference to Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesperson for Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.


President Rouhani arrives in Muscat

 President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the Omani capital Muscat for a two-day visit Wednesday morning.


West irresolute in solving Syria crisis: Larijani

Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has warned of the spread of terrorism to Europe, saying Western countries are not resolute in resolving the crisis in Syria.


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