Iran’s coverage: Obama sends secret message to Iranian leadership amid nuclear talks

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Obama’s secret message to Iran ahead of Vienna talks

An Iranian MP revealed that Barack Obama has sent a secret message to Iranian authorities just a few days ahead of recent nuclear negotiations in Vienna.

Drafting final nuclear deal resumed in Vienna

Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and the P5+1 resumed drafting the final nuclear deal here on Monday.


Zarif says his home return had been planned before

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that his home return had already been planned.

Leader says judiciary should be independent, affected by none

 Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei underlined the high importance for the judiciary to retain independence and remain un-influenced.


Iran, P5+1 showing political will for nuclear deal: EU

Iran and the P5+1 group of countries have shown the political will necessary to reach a final deal on Tehran’s nuclear program, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says.


Understanding realities, political will are what Iran deal needs: Zarif

“Serious understanding of the realities” is what a nuclear deal between Iran and global powers needs, says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.


Final Iran nuclear deal not against Mideast states: Official

A senior Iranian diplomat says a potential final nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group will not be against the interests of regional countries.


Iran’s missing oil derrick has ended up in the Gulf of Mexico.

It came after the oil minister confirmed reports that a derrick Iran had purchased when the previous government was in office had disappeared without a trace.


Moniz, Kerry awaiting final verdict by Obama

US Secretaries of Energy and State have wrapped up their gist of nuclear negotiations along with difference points with Iran, awaiting a final verdict by president Obama.


Poland volleyball team defeats Iran 3-1 in FIVB match

Poland’s volleyball team has defeated Iran’s squad in a pool B match of the 2015 FIVB World League.