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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic is not after war, but will give a crushing response to any acts of aggression against the country.
Deputy foreign ministers Seyed Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takht-Ravanchi attended the Majlis (Iranian parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission to brief the parliamentarians on the process of inspections and upcoming visits of Europeans.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday said he was yet to hear a strong factual argument against a nuclear deal with Iran and criticized rhetoric about the agreement from some leading members of the Republican party.
The EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini would visit Iran On Tuesday for one-day visit for talks with senior Iranian officials including Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif.
The documents of a recent roadmap signed between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on closer cooperation are not going to be made public, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the country’s policy to seek win-win economic interaction with world once the anti-Iran sanctions are lifted, and said Tehran would not allow excessive imports of foreign products.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister said Swift will lift embargoes on the Iranian individuals and financial institutions it had sanctioned in the past, except those who are on the banking network’s sanctions list in connection with the country’s arms and missile programs.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says extremism and terrorism pose a threat to all countries in the Middle East region.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) declared that the country’s uranium enrichment capacity will reach 190,000 Separative Work Units (SWUs) at most 15 years after a final nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers comes into force.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz defended the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, arguing 24-day waiting periods for international inspectors would not be a significant problem in identifying nuclear activity by Iran.