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Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator Abbass Araqchi said on Monday that differences between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) over the draft text of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) have lowered a little a bit but progress is not as much expected.
Members of Iranian negotiating team will go to the Belgian city of Luxembourg later on Monday to review latest process of writing the text of comprehensive nuclear agreement.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says reaching a good deal with the P5+1 group of countries on Tehran’s nuclear program has priority over meeting the self-imposed June 30 deadline, Press TV reports.
The Iranian Navy on Monday deployed its 35th flotilla of warships to the international waters in the Gulf of Aden.
Iran supports UN efforts for resolution of Yemen crisis, Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Monday.
European Union Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini said she plans to discuss Iran’s nuclear program on Monday with the foreign ministers of Iran, the United Kingdom, France and Germany, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Philip Hammond, Laurent Fabius and Frank-Walter Steinmeier respectively.
With some lawmakers chanting “Death to the America,” Iran’s parliament voted to ban access to military sites, documents and scientists as part of a future deal with world powers over its contested nuclear program.
Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia played down expectations that termination of anti-Iran sanctions under a possible nuclear deal with world powers would resolve the country’s economic problems entirely.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries over Tehran’s nuclear program have reached a sensitive stage.
Host Iran overpowers the US volleyball team 3-0 in a Pool B match of the 2015 FIVB World League.