Iran’s coverage: Iran nuclear talks to resume on April 21, Zarif says

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Iran, G5+1 to meet next Tuesday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran and the G5+1 would meet next Tuesday.

 

Iranian minister to discuss S-300 missile defense system delivery in Moscow

According to a source in the Iranian Defense Ministry, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehgan will discuss the conditions for delivering Russian S-300 missile defense systems to Tehran during his visit this week to Moscow.

 

Zarif says EU expected to take effective role in comprehensive deal

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that the European Union is expected to take effective role to reach comprehensive deal about nuclear dispute.

 

Up to 213 MPs appeal for release of Iran’s fact sheet of Swiss talks

At the close of the parliament session on Tuesday, a petition signed by 213 MPs calling for the release of Iran’s own fact sheet on nuclear talks in Lausanne was read out in the chamber.

 

We are close to signing deal: FM Zarif

Iran and P5+1 are close to signing a deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Madrid on an official visit, told Spanish officials Tuesday.

 

Kremlin confirms oil-for-goods swap with Iran under way

The Kremlin confirmed on Tuesday that an oil-for-goods barter deal between Russia and Iran was being implemented and said all legal barriers had been removed to Moscow supplying S-300 missile systems to Tehran.

Top security official: Iran can receive S300 missile systems in 2015

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani, who is in Moscow, said on Tuesday that the Russian S300 air defense missile systems can be delivered to Iran in the next 8 months.

 

Nuclear negotiator: Fact-sheet would be published if authorities agreed

Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator has told a group of students in Islamic Azad University fact-sheet publishing is conditioned on the authorities’ approval.

 

Top US nuclear negotiator says Iran nuclear deal best solution

The United States has once again reiterated that the best option for Washington to deal with Iran is a diplomatic solution and a military strike would not stop the country’s nuclear program.

Total says interested in Iran comeback

French energy giant says it cannot ignore Iran’s natural gas potentials and will consider a comeback to the country as soon as the sanctions against it are lifted.