S.Korea’s April Iran oil imports up

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South Korea doubles oil imports from Iran in April

Official data show that South Korea more than doubled its crude oil imports from the Islamic Republic of Iran in April month-on-month.


MP: No talk of Iran’s missile capabilities in N. negotiations

A senior Iranian lawmaker reiterated that the country’s defensive capabilities, including its advanced missile program, will never be up for negotiation in the course of nuclear talks between Tehran and six world powers.


Official rejects Canadian FM allegation as instance of Iranophobia

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said on Thursday that the recent anti-Iran stand adopted by the Canadian foreign minister is in line with the Zionist regimeˈs Iranophobia scheme.


U.N. nuclear probe of Iran reaches deadline, no sign of breakthrough

The U.N. nuclear watchdog declined to say whether Iran had met a deadline on Thursday for starting to address suspicions it may have carried out atomic bomb research, adding to signs of limited progress so far.


Iran will not accept nuclear apartheid: Official

An Iranian nuclear official has stressed the Islamic Republic’s “inalienable” right to nuclear research and development for peaceful purposes, saying Tehran will never surrender to nuclear apartheid.


Iran’s Zarif, EU’s Ashton end meeting in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister and chief negotiator Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton ended their closed-door meeting in the Austrian capital, Vienna, on Thursday.


Leader: love of Islam, nationalism prevalent norm among the young

The Leader of the Islamic Republic has said love of Islam, Quran, and nationalism are prevalent norms among the young people.


Iran Health Exhibit opens in Tehran

The 17th International Medical Supplies Exhibit (Iran Health) inaugurated here on Thursday with the participation of a large number of Iranian and foreign companies.


Iran is exporting 1.5 million barrels of oil a day, Says minister

Iran is exporting 1.5 million barrels of oil a day, well above an export cap agreed with the international community last November, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Thursday.


Commander: Armed Forces fully prepared for possible threats

Commander of the Iranian Armyˈs Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan on Thursday underscored the complete preparedness of Iran’s Armed Forces to give a crushing response to enemies possible threats.


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