Iran’s coverage: Iran, world powers to hold nuclear talks on Sep. 17: Negotiator

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Zarif, Ashton to hold official talks in New York Thursday

Senior member of the Iranian nuclear negotiating team Abbas Araqchi said Iranˈs Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will hold official talks in New York Thursday evening.

 

Russia to build 8 power plants in Iran: Iranian minister

The Iranian energy minister says Russia plans to build eight power plants in Iran.

 

Iran defense minister to visit Turkmenistan

Iran’s defense minister is scheduled to visit Turkmenistan to meet with the country’s high-ranking political and military officials.

 

Rafsanjani slams govˈt foreign policy under Ahmadinejad

Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Saturday that in the past eight years an adverse trend had been created in Iranˈs relations with world countries.

 

Iran-Turkmenistan-Kazakhstan railroad to come on stream in 2014: Rouhani

The Iran-Turkmenistan-Kazakhstan railroad will be inaugurated in the Iranian month of Azar (November 22- December 21), Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani announced.

Zarif calls for deepening of ties with Mexico

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Mexicoˈs Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Alberto de Icaza Gonzalez called for the broadening of ties between the two countries.

 

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