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The U.N. nuclear watchdog can likely issue a report on its investigation into past Iranian research suspected of being linked to nuclear weapons development by the end of the year if Tehran cooperates, the agency’s chief said on Saturday.
Iran’s foreign minister released a video message Friday as nuclear talks were nearing an end, saying an agreement is at hand and can be reached if the United States and its partners choose cooperation over coercion.
Diplomats say Iran and six world powers have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for Tehran as part of a nuclear deal.
Iran announced on Saturday that it has started to present the much-awaited new format of its oil contracts to European and Asian energy corporations.
Iran has renewed calls on the United Nations and relevant international bodies to pursue the case of four Iranian diplomats abducted in Lebanon more than three decades ago.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday reiterated progress had been achieved but some tough issues still needed to be settled.
The market value of 13 metric tons of gold assets returned from South Africa this week as part of a nuclear deal is $700 million, Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif said on Saturday.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran has no military advisor in Yemen,” said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Countries Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan underlined that Tehran has plans to surprise and overcome its enemies.
The United States and Iran are making a genuine effort to overcome the toughest hurdles still blocking a deal to curtail the Iranian nuclear program, John Kerry has said.