Iran’s coverage: Iranian parliament speaker strongly opposes bill to stop nuclear talks

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Iran’s top MP opposes motion to halt nuclear talks

The speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly has warned fellow MPs against getting carried away by a politically charged atmosphere over the nuclear issue.

MPs urge foreign ministry to submit results of nuclear talks to parliament

Iranian parliament members urged the foreign ministry to submit results of nuclear talks to the legislative body.


S. African FM in Iran to discuss bilateral ties

South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is in Iran to discuss issues of mutual interests as well as key regional and international developments with senior Iranian officials.


Final nuclear deal should guarantee Iran’s rights: Russia

The Russian deputy foreign minister has reaffirmed Moscow’s full support for a final nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group that will ensure Tehran’s right to develop peaceful nuclear technology.


Suspect in Mahabad incident not a security officer: Iran’s police

A deputy commander of Iran’s Police Force said a suspect arrested over the death of a young girl who fell off a hotel balcony in the country’s predominantly Kurdish city of Mahabad a few days ago is an ordinary local man with no connection with the security forces.


New planes join Iran’s civil air fleet

 Iran has bought nine Airbus passenger planes, which have been in service for less than 15 years, to build up its air fleet.


Iran’s navy shoos away US, French aircraft, warships in Gulf of Aden

Iranian naval forces warned American and French forces on Saturday to stay away from Iran’s 34th fleet of warships, which was sailing in international waters in the Gulf of Aden.


Spokesman: Authority for endorsement of Additional Protocol only vested on parliament

 Spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council Nejatollah Ebrahimian reiterated that the Additional Protocol to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) can be endorsed and implemented only if the parliament accepts it.


Iran ready to supply humanitarian aid to Yemen

 Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Sunday voiced Tehran’s readiness to implement five plans for dispatch of relief supplies to Yemen.


Wars in region fueled by arms business: Leader’s adviser

Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, a senior adviser to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said the wars in the region have been waged to serve the interests of the Western arms industry.