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Senior negotiators from Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) of powers are likely to hold their next round of nuclear talks next week.
Representatives from Iran and the United States have ended the second round of their latest talks on Tehran’s nuclear program in an attempt to narrow differences ahead of a key July 1 deadline for reaching a comprehensive deal.
Russia has offered Iran its latest Antey-2500 missiles, the head of Russian state defense conglomerate Rostec said on Monday according to media reports, after a deal to supply less powerful S-300 missiles was dropped under Western pressure.
In a response to remarks by US officials, Deputy Foreign Minister and Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi said Tehran attaches no importance to media hype and continues talks as long as there is respect at the negotiating table.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced support on Monday for plans to pick another city as Iran’s political capital as part of a broader effort to decentralize the overcrowded Tehran.
Iranian Deputy Minister of Agriculture announced the presence of a Russian delegation from the private sector in Tehran to hold talks on fisheries with Iran’s businessmen.
Top commander: Polls show 84 percent of Iranians assured of Armed Forces’ tough response to potential threats
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi lauded the country’s Armed Forces for their watchfulness and preparedness to repel enemies’ threats, and said polls show that Iranian people rest assured that the country’s military forces will give a crushing response to any possible threat.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the enhancement of relations with neighboring countries is a central plank of the Islamic Republic’s foreign policy.
Iran’s Leader asserted that resistance economy has to be implemented practically by Parliament and government and has to go beyond lip service.
President Hassan Rouhani said that no one now could claim that Iran is pursuing non-peaceful goals in its nuclear program.