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Double standards in fight against terror must end, says Iran foreign minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there should be an end to the double-standard policies adopted by certain countries with regard to the issue of terrorism.

Iran capable of building, updating research reactors: Ex-official

Iran has the technical know-how to manufacture research reactors under the international standards, former head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said, adding that the local scientists have managed to modernize Tehran Research Reactor.

Iraq oil minister to visit Tehran on Monday

Iraq’s Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mehdi is to visit Tehran on Monday to talk about joint oil fields, gas exports and petrochemicals trade, Iraqi media reported on Sunday.

 

Iran has answered all IAEA questions: Nuclear chief

Iran’s nuclear chief says the country has answered all the questions raised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.

 

Sanctions cut Iran petrodollars by $100b

International sanctions have reduced $100 billion of Iran’s revenues from oil sales over the past three years, a senior official said.

 

FM: Leader’s verdict forbids nuclear arms

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran has never been after building nuclear arms because of the religious ban put by the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on such activities.

Iran starts exports of seafood to Russia

Head of Iran-Russia Chamber of Commerce Asadollah Asgaroladi announced that Tehran has started fishery exports to Russia.

 

Russian deputy FM to visit Iran for N-talks

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Rybakov will visit Tehran on Jan. 11 for bilateral talks with Iranian officials over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

Iran to unveil first enriched uranium-free fuel complex in April

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said that the country would unveil the first nuclear fuel complex with fuel similar to that of Bushehr nuclear power in coming months.

 

Iran defeats Bahrain 2-0 on Asian Cup 2015

Heavyweight Iran football natioanl team on its first leg of Asian Cup 2015 defeated rival Bahrain 2-0.

 

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