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A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says it is possible for Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers to secure a final deal on Tehran’s civilian nuclear program even before the July 1 deadline, Press TV reports.
Delegates from Iran and the European Union met in Austria’s capital of Vienna on Tuesday to resume drafting the text of a final deal on Tehran’s peaceful nuclear program ahead of a self-imposed deadline of June 30.
Iranian lawmakers presented a bill to the Majlis(parliament) presiding board on Tuesday morning which calls for halt of nuclear talks with Washington until US end its threatening rhetoric.
Iraqi Presidet Fuad Masoum would visit Iran on Tuesday evening to discuss issues of mutual interests as well as key regional and international developments with senior Iranian officials.
Iran and South Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand cooperation in political, social and economic fields.
A senior Iranian commander said the country’s Army Ground Force plans to stage massive exercise in Isfahan province, central Iran, mid May.
Saudi Arabian King Salman Al Saud called US President Barack Obama to review the status of the nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries ahead of Thursday’s summit between the United States and the Gulf Cooperation Council, the White House stated in a press release.
In case Saudi borders are violated, Iran would be the first country to rush to the aid of the Saudi people, Secretary of the Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said in an interview with Al-Mayadeen.
First Vice President Ishaq Jahangiri said nuclear negotiations is certainly Iranian cabinet’s top priority.
John Kerry touched down in Russia Tuesday for a rare direct meeting with President Vladimir Putin, with everything from Iran and Yemen to Ukraine and ISIS on the agenda.