Iran’s coverage: G5+1 accepted complete removal of sanctions: AEOI chief

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G5+1 accepted complete removal of sanctions: Salehi

The P5+1 group has accepted to remove all Iran’s sanctions immediately after the comprehensive nuclear deal, Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi said.


Iran nuclear team heads to New York

Iran’s delegation of nuclear negotiators has set off for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) in New York, where nuclear talks will also be held on the sidelines of the event.


Iran’s president offers condolences over Nepal Earthquake

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message condoled with the Nepalese nation over the recent deadly earthquake that has claimed the lives of over 1900 so far.

Iran to become medical isotope exporter: AEOI chief

Iran aims to become an exporter of medical isotopes, Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi said.


33rd Fajr Film Festival’s international section starts

 The international section of the 33rd Fajr Film Festival has been inaugurated in Tehran.


Navy commander: Iran to send 2 more fleets of warships to Gulf of Aden

Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari reiterated Iran’s continued presence in the international waters, and said the country has long-term plans for deployment in the high seas, including the Gulf of Aden.


Ayatollah Khamenei raps US police violence against African-Americans

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday deplored the persecution of black people by the US police, noting that such use of force is an example of police’s “oppressive power”.


MPs sign petition to question president in parliament

A petition is being signed in parliament to question President Hassan Rouhani in person for the failure of his government to release a fact sheet on the nuclear statement Iran and P5+1 signed in Lausanne, Switzerland, in early April, Hamid Rasaei, a member of parliament told Fars News Agency.


CBI: Inflation rate at 15.5%

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) on Saturday announced inflation rate of 15.5% for the twelve-month period ending on April 20, which marks the end of the first month of the new Iranian calendar year, IRNA reported.


Leader’s top aide: No need to Saudi permission for Iranian planes’ landing in Yemen

Supreme Leader’s top adviser for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati rejected the Saudi claims that Tehran should receive permission from Riyadh for entering Yemen’s airspace, stressing that no country is allowed to interfere in Yemen’s internal affairs or show disrespect for its sovereignty.