Iran’s coverage: Kerry, Zarif in crucial nuclear talks ahead of looming deal deadline

 Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Iran, US FMs resume key nuclear talks in Geneva

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have resumed a fresh round of sensitive talks in the Swiss city of Geneva in another diplomatic bid to pin down a final deal over Tehran’s nuclear program.

 

Iran rejects any inspection of military sites, interviews with nuclear scientists

A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has rejected calls for interviews with Iranian nuclear scientists as well as inspections of military sites

 

President: No one entitled to insult Iran’s top diplomat

President Hassan Rouhani has defended the performance record of his cabinet in the past 21 months since he took office as President of the country and said no one is entitled to insult Iran’s top diplomat.

IAEA confirms Iran’s commitment to JPA

The UN nuclear watchdog has in its latest report on Iran’s peaceful nuclear activities confirmed that since the Joint Plan of Action (JPA) was signed between Iran and the Group 5+1, the former has been acting completely in line with the document.

 

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani calls for ‘free’ legislative vote in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said today that the government aims to hold “free” parliamentary elections next year, the official IRNA news agency reported.

 

Envoy calls on Russian firms to aim for bigger share in Iran’s markets

Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanayee called on the Russian companies to increase their efforts to have a wider presence in the Iranian market.

Yemen attack to accelerate Al Saud’s downfall: Iranian Official

Saudi Arabia’s decision to attack Yemen has pushed the Riyadh regime closer to a downfall that would be only 10 years away without such a military campaign, an Iranian judiciary official predicted.

 

Iranian FM Zarif to attend June 4 SCO security conference in Moscow

Mohammad Javad Zarif will participate in a Shanghai Cooperation Organization security conference.

 

Commander: Enemy threats require Iranian military to increase power

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri said enemies’ intensified threats necessitate Iran to boost its military power to be prepared for confronting these threats.

 

Zarif: Iran to decide after mulling latest situation of negotiations

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that he will discuss the latest situation of the negotiations during his upcoming meeting with his US counterpart in Geneva, Switzerland, on Saturday.