Iran’s coverage: Kerry says unclear whether interim Iran deal within reach

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Kerry: ‘Important gaps’ standing way of Iran nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he’s returning to nuclear negotiations with Iran with “important gaps” standing in the way of a deal.


US says UN will approve final nuclear deal between Iran, P5+1

US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki has said that the United Nations Security Council would endorse any final nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group.


Iran, Russia sign deal to form joint banking oversight body

Iran and Russia have signed a basic agreement to create a joint regulation body to oversee interbank financial transactions between the two countries.


Minister launches new cruise missile production line

 Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan inaugurated the mass production line of long-range anti-ship cruise missiles here on Saturday.


Iran: UN special rapporteur not reflecting realities

 Iran categorically blasted the United Nations special rapporteur on Iran, saying that the report is not presenting realities.

IRGC choppers armed with homemade naval cruise missile

 Iran’s homegrown long-range naval missile “Qadir” has been mounted on the IRGC helicopters as an air-launched cruise missile, a senior commander said.


Iran open to Britain investment

The head of Iranian-British Parliamentary Friendship Group has said British investors are welcomed in Iran.

GOP says Obama ignores Iranian expansion to get nuclear deal

Republicans critical of U.S.-Iran nuclear talks contend President Barack Obama is so keen for a deal that he is ignoring Tehran’s moves to expand its influence across the Middle East.


Iran’s negotiators to depart for Lausanne Sunday

Iran’s negotiating team headed by Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for Lausanne tomorrow as part of the 5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear program.


Kerry says Congress can’t change Iran nuclear deal

The US Secretary of State has blasted an open letter to Iran by Republican senators as “incorrect”, saying Congress cannot revoke a possible nuclear deal with Iran.