Iran’s coverage: Next Iran nuclear talks to be held at deputy level, Zarif says

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Iran, P5+1 to hold next round of talks at deputy level: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the next round of talks between Tehran and the P5+1 group will be held at the deputy level.


Iran names national day against violence, extremism

Iran named December 18 after the national day against violence and extremism, after President Hassan Rounahi raised the idea of international day against violence.


VP says no price rise next year

The government is taking steps to ensure that commodity prices will not increase next year (starting March 21, 2015), said Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, vice president for strategic planning and supervision.


Iran decides to join Iraq’s railway

Iran has decided to ease transport of pilgrims to holy shrines and sites of Iraq by connecting its national railway to the neighboring Iraqi counterpart, Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Wednesday.

Gov’t able to manage Iran with oil prices below $40

Iran’s first vice-president said the Iranian government is determined to properly run the country with oil prices below $40 by sticking to the economy of resistance.


Tehran, Damascus, Baghdad share view on fighting terrorism: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister underlined Tehran, Damascus and Baghdad’s common stance against terrorism and extremism.


Envoy: Access to mass destruction weapons contrary to Islamic teachings

 Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative in International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi said Iran believes that access to mass destruction weapons is contrary to Islamic teachings.


P5+1 changed nuclear demands, redlines: Iran negotiator

A top Iranian nuclear negotiator says the Sextet of world powers has made some changes in its demands and redlines in the course of its nuclear talks with Iran.


Iran, UNESCO to have cultural cooperation

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati, in a meeting with Director and Representative of UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office, called for expansion of cultural, educational and media cooperation between Iran and the office.


President says next year budget is least dependent on oil revenues

President Hassan Rouhani said in Tehran on Wednesday that the next year budget will have the least dependence on oil revenues and the government will pursue resistance economy.


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