Iran’s coverage: Iran, 5+1 expert-level talks kick off in Vienna

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

 

Iran, six powers begin expert-level talks

An expert-level meeting between Iran and six major world powers began in the Austrian capital, Vienna, on Wednesday.

 

Leader calls for oil-free economy in Iran

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for formulation of necessary plans to cut Iran’s dependence on oil revenues and govern the country on the basis of domestic capabilities instead of natural resources.

Rouhani: Iran willing to do away with cruel sanctions once and for all

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is willing to do away with the cruel sanctions once and for all.

 

IRGC ground force unveils new weapons

The Ground Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Wednesday unveiled part of its new achievements in weapon systems.

 

India clears USD 400mn in oil payment to Iran

India has cleared USD 400 million of due oil payments to Iran facilitated by an interim nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1, which allows the release of part of the blocked Iranian funds.

 

Iran calls for international consensus to uproot extremism, violence

Iran’s Vice-President for Legal Affairs Elham Aminzadeh voiced Tehran’s concern over the spread of extremist groups in the region, and urged the world states and international bodies to coordinate efforts against worldwide violence.

 

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