Iran’s coverage: Nuclear talks making slow headway: Araqchi

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Nuclear talks making slow headway: Iranian negotiator

A senior Iranian negotiator in talks with world powers said the process of drafting a comprehensive agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program is making progress, albeit slowly.

 

Any revison to Lausanne understanding will lead to failure, Zarif says

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says any attempts to revise the framework of a potential deal on Iran’s nuclear program, which was reached in the Swiss city of Lausanne in April, will result in the failure of efforts to reach a final agreement.

 

Zangeneh warns of oil investment drought

Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iran is not satisfied with current oil prices after OPEC decided to maintain production levels unchanged at its Friday meeting in Vienna.

 

Velayati: Iran to continue supporting regional countries

Head of Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic of Iran is to continue its support for the countries of the region as it regards security of these states as its own.

 

French energy giant considering comeback to Iran

French energy giant Total is considering comeback to Iran as soon as the sanctions against the country are lifted.

 

Iran, UN envoy confer on Yemen

The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed phoned Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian to discuss with him the latest developments in Yemen in the wake of Saudi-led aggression.

 

European Parliament delegation in Tehran

A French parliamentary delegation will arrive in Tehran on Monday (June 8) to discuss latest regional and international developments.

 

Beijing seeks strategic relations with Tehran: China FM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has voiced satisfaction with the enhancement of the bilateral relations between Tehran and Beijing in recent years, saying that his country seeks the establishment of “strategic” ties with the Islamic Republic.

Iran, 5+1 to continue talks on nuclear deal appendices

 Iranian deputy foreign ministers Seyyed Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takhte-Ravanjchi concluded talks with US Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and European, Russian and Chinese counterparts consulting on drafting a final nuclear agreement and appendices.

Iran Armed Forces will not allow inspections of military sites: Cmdr

A high-ranking Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic’s Armed Forces will not allow any inspection of the country’s military sites.