Iran’s coverage: Iran in talks with China to build 2 more N. power plants: AEOI chief

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

 

Tehran, Beijing to build new N. power plants in southern Iran

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran and China have agreed to build two new nuclear plants in Makran coastal strip, southern Iran.

 

Recent UNSC resolution on Iran expires 10 years after adoption, says chief negotiator

 Senior Iranian nuclear negotiator said that the Resolution 2231 recently approved by the UN Security Council on Iran’s nuclear program expires ten years after its adoption.

 

UNSC has acknowledged Iran’s right to enrichment: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unequivocally recognized the Islamic Republic’s right to enrich uranium.

 

Iran will not back down over defensive capacities: Aide to Leader

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will never compromise on its defensive capabilities irrespective of the breakthrough in nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries.

 

Iran’s Arak Heavy Water Reactor to be modernized

Spokesperson of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Arak Heavy Water Reactor would be modernized.

Minister: Vienna conference to open doors to Iran’s market

Iran’s minister of economic affairs and finance announced that an international conference on investment in Iran will be held in Vienna later this week, which would provide an opportunity for European investors to actively work in Iran’s lucrative market.

 

Araqchi lauds Supreme Leader’s support for nuclear talks

 Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi appreciated the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei’s support and guidance during nuclear talks between Iran and P5+1.

 

Lukoil discusses resuming Iran oil project

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Lukoil are discussing the return of the Russian energy giant to Iran, officials have said.

 

India executives in Iran for energy ventures

Executives of India’s biggest energy, power and petrochemical companies have arrived in Tehran to explore investment opportunities in the wake of the recent opening in Iran’s trade environment.

 

Iran army ground force plans 6 drills in next 8 months: Commander

Iran’s Army plans to stage 6 military drills until the end of the current Iranian year (March 19, 2016), Commander of Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan unveiled.