Iran’s coverage: Obama signs bill giving Congress a say on Iran nuclear deal

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Obama approves congressional review of final nuclear deal with Iran

Obama signed into law legislation that will require congressional review of any final nuclear agreement between the P5+1 group of countries and Iran.

 

Iran nuclear talks to resume in Vienna after 3-day pause

 Diplomatic talks on drafting the text of a lasting agreement on Iran’s nuclear program will be held in Vienna on Tuesday, a senior Iranian negotiator said after the latest round of negotiations in the Austrian city.

 

US, Britain, Canada responsible for N. disarmament talks failure: Iranian diplomat

 Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Director General for the Political and International Affairs Hamid Baeidinejad said the US, Canada and Britain are to blame for the failure of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference in New York.

 

Iran says Djibouti turned away aid plane for Yemeni refugees

Iranian state television is reporting that authorities in Djibouti have turned away aid plane for Yemeni refugees there.

 

Voices splitting Muslims ‘enemy’s mouthpiece’

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said on Saturday those countries that strive to create division among Muslims are in fact the enemy’s mouthpiece. Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei received participants of 32nd International Quran Competitions here in Tehran on Saturday.

 

Russia says confident about reaching nuclear deal with Iran

Moscow is confident that a final agreement on Iran’s nuclear program will be reached and does not expect these talks to be extended over a long period, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has said.

 

Nuclear negotiators sticking to red lines: Iran’s FM

 Iran’s foreign minister reaffirmed on Friday that the country’s negotiators firmly stick to the Islamic Republic’s red lines in nuclear talks with world powers.

 

Iranian Army test-fires missiles in drill: Cmdr.

The Iranian Army’s Ground Forces have successfully staged major missile maneuvers in central Iran, says a senior commander.

 

Top Iranian negotiators to brief MPs on nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his deputy Abbas Araqchi, who are senior negotiators engaged in nuclear talks with six world powers, will attend a closed-door session of the parliament on Sunday to brief the lawmakers on the latest status of the talks.

 

Iranian forces hit mock enemy’s drones flying over Arak nuclear facilities

A senior Iranian military commander praised the preparedness of the country’s air defense units and said the forces have managed to target and destroy several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) of the mock enemy flying over nuclear facilities.