Iran’s coverage: Rouhani-Obama meeting at UN is not on agenda yet

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Spokesman: No plan for Rouhani-Obama meeting in New York

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will travel to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly, the government spokesman announced on Wednesday, adding that no plan has been made for a meeting between presidents of Iran and the US.

Iran, P5+1 set to nuclear talks in New York

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the P5+1 group are preparing for the seventh round of talks over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.

Iran questions legitimacy of US-led anti-ISIL coalition

Iran’s Foreign Ministry voiced doubt about the “legal nature” of a coalition spearheaded by the US against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group, saying the coalition has been shaped out of step with the UN regulations.

Yemen responsible for abduction of Iran diplomat: Official

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Tuesday criticized the Yemeni government’s inaction on Nour Ahmad Nikbakht’s arrest, adding the kidnapped Iranian diplomat is now being held in a security prison of the Yemeni government.


Iran, sextet to resume N. talks in New York on Friday

The next round of negotiations between Iran and six world powers over the country’s peaceful nuclear program is planned to start in New York on Friday, said Michael Mann, the spokesman for the outgoing European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton.


Iranian engineer wins 2014 O.H. Ammann Research Fellowship Award

Mahdi Arezoumandi, an Iranian structural engineer from Qom, has won one of the five awards of 2014 O.H. Ammann Research Fellowships in Structural Engineering.


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