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Iran-EU trade confab opens in Vienna

Top officials and traders from Iran, Austria, France, the UK, Germany and other countries gather today at the two-day “Iran-EU Conference on Trade and Investment” held in the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in Vienna, to discuss post-sanctions’ opportunities for cooperation.

President Rouhani hails Iranian nuclear team’s victory in Vienna

President Hassan Rouhani thanked Iran’s nuclear team for their efforts in the negotiations with the world powers which led to a good and win-win final agreement between Tehran and the Group 5+1.


Canada losing ‘traditional partners’ over JCPOA stance

Canada’s “radical” policy towards Iran after the conclusion of nuclear talks with global powers lacks any “rational basis,” says Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham.


Obama administration takes Iran nuclear deal fight public

U.S. lawmakers skeptical about the nuclear deal with Iran promised to press senior Obama administration officials to make more information about it public at a Senate hearing on Thursday as Congress begins its two-month review of the agreement.


Iran eyes $185 billion oil, gas projects after sanctions

Iran outlined plans on Thursday for the rebuilding of its core industries and trade links in the wake of a nuclear agreement with world powers, saying it was targeting oil and gas projects worth $185 billion by 2020.

Rouhani defends Iran nuclear deal as ‘new page in history’

President Hassan Rouhani, stepping up his defense of a nuclear deal under attack by Iran’s conservatives, said on Thursday the historic agreement with world powers was “more valuable” than a domestic debate about its fine details.


West realized anti-Iran sanctions had to go: Nahavandian

Iran is prepared for “win-win” economic ties with other countries, says the chief of staff of President Hassan Rouhani.


Iran health reform plan good model for other countries: WHO chief

Margaret Chan, the head of World Health Organization (WHO), hailed Iran’s health reform plan as a good model to be followed in other countries.

Dialogue helps resolve most complicated issues: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that experience of the nuclear deal struck on July 14 indicated that the most omplicated global problems would be settled at the negotiating tables.

EU top diplomat to visit Iran, Saudi Arabia next week

The European Union’s top diplomat is to visit Iran and Saudi Arabia next week to discuss the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.