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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed hope that Tehran and Riyadh will boost their bilateral relations.
An Iranian nuclear negotiator describes as constructive a deputy-level meeting between the country and the United States in the Swiss city of Zurich.
Iran’s parliament (Majlis) is working on a motion under which the government would be obliged to step up uranium enrichment utilizing new-generation centrifuges, says a senior Iranian lawmaker.
A senior Iranian official said on Saturday that the drastic drop in oil prices has already made the country to run on a budget of less than $40 billion.
Iran said on Saturday that its auto sector has had the highest growth in production among other industrial sectors over the past 10 months starting 21 March 2014.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday congratulated Saudi Arabia’s new monarch, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and hoped for the expansion of Tehran-Riyadh ties in all fields.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned the western states to avoid exerting further pressure on Tehran, saying that intensifying sanctions will backfire.
Secretary of Supreme Council of National Security Ali Shamkhani said nuclear negotiations with the Group 5+1 is a test of these countries’ commitments to the talks and lifting all the illegal and oppressive sanctions.
Iranian MP criticized Parliament Speaker Larijani for not taking stance over some issues raised recently.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has dismissed Iran’s complaint on Iraqi midfielder Alaa Abdul-Zahra’s positive doping test.
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