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Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers are accelerating as the sides try to seal a deal by the June 30 target date.
Iran has rejected a recent claim by Bahrain that it has busted a terrorist cell with links to some groups in Iran.
U.N. experts said in a report circulated Tuesday that not a single country has reported any violations of an arms embargo against Iran, possibly the result of a political decision to avoid any “negative impact” on negotiations to rein in Tehran’s nuclear program.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said Iran is sorry on what happened to a number of Saudi Arabian pilgrims in the holy city of Mashad.
An official with the Tehran Provincial Sports and Youth Department said Tuesday that planning has been made for more than 500 Iranian women to attend and watch the FIVB World League Finals which are to be held in Tehran later in June and July.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said it would be premature now to talk about an extension of nuclear negotiations between Tehran and six world powers beyond an end-June deadline.
The Obama administration may have to backtrack on its promise that it will suspend only nuclear-related economic sanctions on Iran as part of an emerging nuclear agreement, officials and others involved in the process tell The Associated Press.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham voiced displeasure in the US officials’ repeated claims about inspection of Iran’s military centers under a possible future deal, saying such allegations are only aimed at a media hype to impose Washington’s will in the nuclear talks with Tehran.
A senior member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team has outlined the general points of a mutual understanding that Iran and the P5+1 group of countries reached in the Swiss city of Lausanne in April over Tehran’s nuclear program.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian stressed that Tehran is steady in its support for Syria since the policy is based on a “strategic” view.