Iran’s coverage: Iran’s president Rouhani says good nuke deal in sight

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Rouhani tells Iranians they will get a good nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gave a vigorous defense of nuclear negotiations to a domestic crowd on Sunday, pledging to reach a deal that would lift the hardship of sanctions as the talks enter their final weeks.

 

Iran, EU resume new round of nuclear talks

Iranian deputy foreign ministers and EU deputy foreign policy chief resumed a new round of negotiations on a nuclear agreement in Vienna on Sunday.

 

Iran seeks to resume enrichment if possible nuclear deal violated: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker said the parliament is working on a bill based on which the country can resume uranium enrichment activities in case a possible final agreement on Tehran’s peaceful nuclear program is violated by the other side.

 

Iran’s Shamkhani: West, Zionists seeking to distract Muslims from Palestinian issue

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said the West and Israel have sought to prevent Muslim countries from focusing on the Palestinian issue by establishing Takfiri (extremist) groups.

 

President: All capacities will be used to remove sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the government will use all the capacities to remove anti-Iranian sanctions.

 

Mahabad case closed in Iran’s interior ministry: Official

Iran’s Interior Ministry has scrutinized and closed a case on death of a young girl who fell off a hotel balcony in the city of Mahabad early in May, a deputy minister said, saying the detained suspect has been proven to have no connection with the country’s security forces.

 

Iran aims to attract more investment to develop its free zones: Torkan

A senior advisor to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says attraction of investment is Tehran’s basic strategy for the development of free trade zones (FTZs).

 

Iran nuclear agreement at 50-50: Boroujerdi

 A senior lawmaker said here late Saturday that the nuclear negotiations are now at 50-50 chance of success.

 

Russia is our last chance to reach final, Iran coach Kovac says

 Iran’s national volleyball team coach Slobodan Kovac said that the match against Russia is their last chance to reach the 2015 FIVB World League final.

 

Hillary Clinton labels Russia, Iran, N Korea ‘traditional threats’ to US

US Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton said Russia, North Korea and Iran are traditional security threats to the United States during her first major campaign speech on Saturday in New York.