Gov’t to revive Iran-Russia bank
The Iranian government will revive an Iran-Russia bank to overcome banking restrictions impeding the transfer of revenues earned through agro exports to Moscow.
Iran, P5+1 trying to remove hurdles in way of final deal
Iran and P5+1 have begun a new round of negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear energy program in New York in a bid to remove hurdles impeding the final agreement.
Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks
Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian protesters by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in eastern Ukraine.
Turkish hostages held by ISIL in Iraq freed
Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by terrorists fighting in Iraq were freed on Saturday, resolving a serious crisis which Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to avoid moving aggressively against the violent terrorist group.
IAEA: Tehran in compliance with nuclear deal
The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran is complying with the terms of an interim deal it reached with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany last year.
Chinese fleet docks at Bandar Abbas
A Chinese fleet of warships docked in the southern Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on Saturday.
Araqchi urges end to arms supply to ISIL
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said the Takfiri threat ends when those backing the ISIL terrorists stop their support for them.
Leader outlines general policies on science, technology
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a proclamation sent to the heads of the three branches of government outlined the general policies on science and technology to stimulate scientific growth in Iran.
FM meets Norwegian, Spanish counterparts
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Norwegian and Spanish counterparts Borge Brende and José Manuel García-Margallo respectively in New York on Friday.