Iran’s coverage: Kerry, Zarif meet as Tuesday’s Iran nuclear deadline approaches

 Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


Zarif, Kerry launch N-talks in day 5

 Iranian FM Zarif resumed nuclear talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the fifth day into the July-7 extended deadline.


Nuclear deal to become UN document: Araqchi

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said the comprehensive nuclear agreement will become an international document after its approval in UN.

Iran deal to open new horizons for cooperation with EU – Austrian FM

Reaching a deal on the Iranian nuclear program will open new horizons for the cooperation between the European Union and Tehran, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said Sunday.


Iranian, Russian navy commanders discuss Caspian Sea security

 Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari and the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Viktor Chirkov conferred on Caspian Sea security issues.


Iran to fulfill future nuclear deal obligations within 3 months – Deputy FM

It will take Tehran some two-three months after the comprehensive agreement with the P5+1 group of international negotiators is signed to fulfill its obligations under the deal, Iran’s deputy foreign minister, Abbas Araqchi said Sunday.


Iran, Russia launch direct shipping line, discuss direct airline: Official

Head of Iran-Russia Joint Chamber of Commerce says the two countries are taking new steps to boost bilateral trade and have already launched a direct shipping line in a bid to achieve this goal.


Draft accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks in hand

World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran’s nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday.


Araqchi: Iran never so progressive in N. talks as now

 Depty Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined that Iran has not had so much progress in the nuclear talks like this time.

UN nuclear chief is optimistic about Iranian cooperation on review

 World powers and Iran have reached a tentative agreement on sanctions relief for the Islamic republic, among the most contentious issues in a long-term nuclear agreement that negotiators hope to clinch over the next several days, diplomats said Saturday.


Loss against Russia was unbelievable: Iran captain Marouf

 Iranian national volleyball team’s captain Saeid Marouf said that the loss against Russia in the 2015 FIVB World League was unbelievable.