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US President Barack Obama said that he is to veto new sanctions against Iran and asked Congress for more time to solve the nuclear crisis without going to war.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says “political will” is needed to make progress in negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program but that he believes such progress is “possible.”
Iranian and Russian deputy-FMs will meet in Geneva on Saturday evening.
Iranian experts have successfully tested a new domestically-made fighter aircraft, named ‘Borhan’, in the country’s national wind tunnel facility.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his British counterpart Phillip Hammond in a phone conversation on Saturday reviewed the latest developments in the nuclear talks between Tehran and the world powers.
Senior Iranian negotiator said on Saturday that EU deputy foreign policy chief will join the nuclear negotiations between Iran and world powers on Saturday.
Senior parliamentary officials in Tehran warned on Saturday that Iran would stop negotiating with the world powers in case the US Congress approves any new sanction against the country.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani exchanged views on Tehran-Baghdad joint efforts to fight against militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said here on Saturday that despite ‘crippling sanctions’ of enemies, Iran has attained the highest achievement in the field of defense.
President Rouhani has attended the unveiling ceremony of stolen Iranian antiques transferred from Belgium at the National Museum of Iran this morning.
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