Iran’s coverage: Senior Iranian negotiator: Over 60% of progress made in drafting final deal

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Araghchi announces ‘progress’ in drafting text of final deal

Iran’s senior negotiator has announced ‘progress’ in drafting the text of final nuclear deal with Powers.


Iran, Turkey urge prompt action against Israel crimes in Gaza

Iran’s president and Turkish prime minister in a telephone conversation strongly condemned Israel’s brutal attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip, and called for joint efforts to end the atrocities against the Palestinian people.


Envoy: Iran not to give up pursuit into fate of 4 abducted diplomats

Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fathali underlined that Tehran will continue pursuing the fate of its four diplomats kidnapped in Southern Lebanon in 1982.


Iran to sell more LPG

Iran has added 12 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers in order to export more products, an aide to Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said.

Foreign investment in Iran’s industry sector increases by 100 percent

Iranian Deputy Economy Minister Behrouz Alishiri announced that the value of direct foreign investment in Iran’s industrial sector has doubled in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2014) by attracting over $1 billion during the same period.


Phase 12 of South Pars to reach 1bcf/d output

Gas production from the main phase of the giant offshore South Pars gas field is to reach 1 bcf/d in two weeks, managing-director of Pars Oil and Gas Company said.

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