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Iran should continue talks with world powers to end a long-running nuclear dispute, but without ceding any of the gains made by its nuclear program, the Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader was reported as saying on Wednesday.
Iranians commemorate National Nuclear Technology day to remember indigenous access to peaceful nuclear technology.
A Swiss parliamentary delegation will pay an official visit to Iran on April 16 to discuss bilateral ties and cooperation, the chairman of Iran- Swiss Parliamentary Friendship Group Abbasali Mansour Arani told Nasim.
Tehran is all set to punish Islamabad for its failure to lay down the 781-kilometer-long pipeline in Pakistan’s territory under the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline by initiating a new project of Iran-Oman-India (IOI) undersea gas pipeline, a senior Pakistani official at the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources said.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has voiced Tehran’s readiness for broadening oil and gas cooperation with Azerbaijan.
Iranian nuclear negotiators should not yield to pressures by the other party in ongoing nuclear talks, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham termed the US treatment of Iranˈs proposed United Nations envoy Hamid Abutalebi as unacceptable.
The talks between representatives of Iran and P5+1 (the group of six international mediators — five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany) are held progressively and in a warm atmosphere. The parties will start working on the text of the final agreement in May, a source in the Iranian delegation told ITAR-TASS on Wednesday.
As Iran and the P5+1 group continue their fresh round of nuclear negotiations in Vienna, China urges both sides to show flexibility to “create conditions for a breakthrough” in the talks.
Iran is implementing last year’s interim nuclear deal with six world powers as planned, U.N. atomic energy chief Yukiya Amano said on Wednesday, almost three months after the accord took effect.
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