Iran’s coverage: Vladimir Putin backs Iran’s right to enrich Uranium

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Putin acknowledges Iran’s right to enrich uranium

 Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Moscow believes Tehran has the right to enrich uranium under the supervision of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Iran unveils new supersonic fighter jet

Iran on Monday unveiled the second version of its indigenously-developed Saeqeh (Thunderbolt) fighter.

 

IRGC commander stresses advanced capabilities of Iran-made RQ-170 drone

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh underscored that the capabilities and features of the Iranian version of the RQ-170 drone rival with its original US-made model.

Government mulling subsidies cut-off of high-income Iranians

Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia said Monday that the final decision on whether the subsidies of high-income Iranians have to be cut off or not has not been made yet and that the government and the parliament are mulling over the issue.

 

Chinese FM to visit Iran

Chinese Foreign Minister will visit Tehran in near future.

Commander: Solid air defense covers 3,600 points of Iranian air space

Commander of Khatamol Anbiya Air Defense Base said on Monday a solid air defense covering 3,600 points of the Iranian air space has ensured full defense of the Islamic land’s skies.

Iran’s new UN envoy meets president before taking job

Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s new choice for the post of the United Nations ambassador, met President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday before leaving for New York to take up his post.

Iran transferred advanced weapon systems to Hezbollah

A senior Iranian commander confirmed that his country transferred advanced weapon systems to the Hezbollah terror organization.

 

Iran, IAEA to step up talks on nuclear program, Agency chief says

Little Progress in Talks During Past Months, Yukiya Amano Says

Iran’s nuclear program peaceful, certainty needed for talks: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says that parties engaged in Iran’s nuclear negotiations need an “element of certainty” in order to yield results as the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program “has always been peaceful”.