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Russia, Iran to create account for payments in their currencies – RIA

Russia and Iran plan to create a mutual account for bilateral payments in national currencies, RIA news agency quoted Mehdi Sanaei, Iran’s ambassador to Moscow, as saying.

 

Zarif, Kerry, Steinmeier,Fabius to attend Iran panel talks in Munich

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will join his American, German and French counterparts at a panel discussion on Iran at next month’s 51st Munich Security Conference, organizers announced.

Iran, P5+1 now discussing details: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and the P5+1 group are close to reaching a final deal over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program, adding that details are now being worked out in the talks.

Comprehensive deal possible in absence of greedy policies, official

Foreign Ministry Deputy for Europe and American Affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi said a comprehensive nuclear agreement could be achieved only in the absence of greedy policies of the parties involved in nuclear talks with Iran.

Zarif calls for EU more active role on N. talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zari called on the EU to play ‘more active’ role in the course of negotiations between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

Germany rejects US Congress plans to tighten Iran sanctions

The German government warned against US Congress plans to step up sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.

 

Current Iran-Russia nuclear development contract to remain priority in 2015

Moscow and Tehran aim at completing their energy contracts in 2015. In 2014, Russia and Iran agreed on the construction of the second and third blocks of the Bushehr NPP.

DM: Iran to make utmost efforts in support of Hezbollah

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan underlined the country’s continued all-out support for the resistance groups, including the Lebanese Hezbollah movement, and said Tehran will spare no effort to arm the West Bank.

Russia, Iran working toward visa-free regime for businessmen, tourists

Moscow and Tehran plan to sign a memorandum of understanding in 2015, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei said. The projected agreement is one of the first steps in moving toward a visa-free regime between the two countries.

 

Zarif: West should stop pressing Iran over nuclear talks

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he hoped countries involved in nuclear negotiations with Iran within the Group 5+1 would be optimistic enough so that a solution is worked out.

 

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