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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.
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.
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.
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 Total is considering comeback to Iran as soon as the sanctions against the country are lifted.
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.
A French parliamentary delegation will arrive in Tehran on Monday (June 8) to discuss latest regional and international developments.
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.
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.
A high-ranking Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic’s Armed Forces will not allow any inspection of the country’s military sites.