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Iran says the mission of an Iranian ship carrying humanitarian aid to Yemen has been coordinated with the United Nations (UN).
On the third day of a new round of nuclear talks between Tehran and world powers to finalize the text of a long-awaited deal on Iran’s nuclear energy program, a trilateral meeting was held between Iranian negotiators and those of the EU and the US in Austria’s capital of Vienna.
The case over Tehran’s nuclear program must referred back to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) or a final nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers cannot be implemented, says an Iranian official.
Speaker of Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani referred to terrorism as a common international problem, and urged that anti-terror efforts should go on until the eradication of the threat.
Al-Shabab militants kidnapped 14 crew members of an Iranian fishing boat Wednesday off the coast of Somalia, seizing them as their vessel washed ashore, Iranian state television and residents said.
Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council (EC) Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani underlined that Iran supports Iraq in all areas.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham strongly condemned the Wednesday terrorist attack on a religious minority group in the port city of Karachi, Southern Pakistan, that killed 43 people.
Grand Ayatollah Hossein Nuri-Hamedani said on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia is performing US orders and is a lackey of the global oppression.
The Obama administration is trying to sell a nuclear deal with Iran to skeptical Arabs, Israelis and U.S. lawmakers by saying that United Nations sanctions will be restored automatically if the Iranians are caught cheating.
A senior Iranian official says training and arming terrorists indicate the insincerity of western countries and their regional allies in the fight against terrorism.