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Iran says GOP letter suggests US is ‘not trustworthy’

 Iran’s foreign minister says a letter from U.S. Republican lawmakers warning that any nuclear deal could be scrapped once President Barack Obama leaves office suggests the United States is “not trustworthy.”

Iran Assembly of Experts appoints Yazdi as new chairman

Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi has been appointed as the new chairman of Iran’s Assembly of Experts.

Deputy FM: Final deal requires difficult decision by Western powers

 Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht Ravanchi said the six world powers (the US, Russia, China, France and Britain plus Germany) need to take some difficult decisions if they want the negotiations with Tehran to move forward and end in a final deal.

Zarif briefs Assembly of Experts on nuclear talks

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif briefed Assembly of Experts on the process of nuclear negotiations with the 5+1 Group of world powers.


Iran, Kuwait ties should foster in all fields: Speaker

Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani met with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah here on Tuesday.

FM Zarif: Iran final winner of nuclear talks regardless of result

Iran’s foreign minister has said that Tehran will be the ultimate winner whether or not the nuclear talks end conclusively.Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remark at a session of the Assembly of Experts on Tuesday and said what the Islamic Republic has gained over the years is self-belief and dignity, adding this is an asset which cannot be taken back and the West has accepted this fact.

Iran can detect any spy plane: Cmdr.

A senior Iranian commander says the country is capable of reconnoitering any spy aircraft flying far away from its borders, adding that Iran’s Air Defense Force will safeguard the Islamic Republic’s territorial integrity.


IAEA sees more cooperation from Iran in parallel nuclear talks

 The U.N. nuclear watchdog IAEA expects more information soon from Iran on its nuclear programme after progress in talks parallel to Tehran’s negotiations with six world powers, a senior agency official said on Tuesday.


Iran VP addresses UN meeting on women

 Iranian Vice President for Women and Family Affairs has urged international community to address insecurity, violence and extremism against women across world.


President to sign important MoUs in Ashgabat visit

On his Tuesday visit to Turkmenistan, President Rouhani is due to sign a number of important memorandums with his Turkmen counterpart.