Nicaraguan FM underlines Iran’s right to advance civilian N. technology

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Nicaragua recognizes Iran’s nuclear rights: FM

Nicaraguan Foreign Minister says his country has recognized Iran’s right to have nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.


ˈPainting Pool” to go on screen at Shanghai film festival

Iranian Director Maziar Miri’s family drama “The Painting Pool” will compete in the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival, which will be held from June 14 to 22.


Gass to discuss int’l issues with Iran officials

British Foreign Office Political Director Simon Gass is in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.


Iran to unveil Damavand destroyer: Navy Cmdr.

The Islamic Republic of Iran is scheduled to unveil a new state-of-the-art destroyer in the near future, says Iran’s Navy commander.


France ready to improve ties with Iran: Velayati

A senior Iranian official says France has expressed readiness to overcome the existing obstacles in the way of Tehran-Paris economic cooperation and improve such relations.


FM: Iran’s peaceful nuclear technology indigenized

The peaceful nuclear technology has become an indigenous expertise in Iran, the country’s foreign minister said, and underlined that it is impossible to deprive the Iranian scientists of such home-grown knowledge.


Iran, Austria commit to further talks on human rights

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a joint press conference in Tehran with his Austrian counterpart, Sebastian Kurz, announcing that Iran will continue talks with Austria on human rights issues.


Kambiz Derambakhsh works to go on display in France

Leading Iranian cartoonist, Kambiz Derambakhsh’s several works are to put on display at the Modern Art Museum and the Nicolas Flamel Gallery in France.


Iranian actress joins Sofia Coppola on Cannes festival jury

Iranian actress Leila Hatami, U.S. film director Sofia Coppola and actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Willem Dafoe will join Jane Campion next month on the Cannes film festival jury, organizers said Monday.


Rouhani: Attainment of final N. deal in due time depends on powers’ determination

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council member plus Germany) can work out and sign a final nuclear deal on the condition that the world powers also show their determination.



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