Official: Iran pays back all installments of World Bank loans

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Iran pays off all its debts to World Bank

Iran has already paid off all its debts to World Bank, Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Behrouz Alishiri said on Saturday.


Senior lawmaker: Iran not to dismantle or even negotiate on ballistic missiles

Tehran has not and will not allow its missile program become an agenda of its nuclear talks with the six world powers (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) and it won’t dismantle its ballistic missile batteries, a senior national security and foreign policy official underlined on Saturday.


Germany, Belgium to stage Iranian theater

Iranian playwright and stage director Amir Reza Kouhestani’s creation Timeloss is slated to go on stage in Germany and Belgium.

German banks seeking to set up branch in Iran

A German trade delegation visiting Iran has shown interest in banking cooperation and proposed setting up bank branches in the country.

Powers agree Iran redesign Arak heavy water complex

Powers (P5+1) have reportedly agreed that Iran may keep Arak heavy water complex open if it redesigns the complex.


Talks about Iran’s nuclear issue in good faith: US

The United States says there is a “sense of realism” about the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 over Tehran’s nuclear energy program, stressing the sides are holding talks in good faith.


Interior Minister to visit Pakistan soon

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli is scheduled to visit Pakistan on Monday to discuss mutual relations and border security issues.

Iran develops nanocomposite for bone substitution

Iranian researchers have developed sol-gel-derived multi-wall carbon nanotube/hydroxyapatite nanocomposite powders for bone substitution.


Oil minister: Iran ready to export gas to Europe

Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Iran is ready to play its role in the European market by exporting gas both via pipelines and the liquefied natural gas (LNG ).


Sierra Leone’s president planning to visit Iran soon

Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma announced that he plans to pay an official visit to Iran in the near future.


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