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Iran’s coverage: Iran, EU agree to begin high-level talks on energy, human rights

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


Iran, EU agree to resume stalled high-level talks

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic and the European Union have agreed to revive stalled talks.

Mogherini: Nuclear agreement is good for region, entire world

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in joint press conference with Iranian foreign minister on Tuesday that the comprehensive nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers was good for the region and the entire world.

Iran: Certain countries’ delusive approach fueling extremism in region

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that the spread of the extremism in the region is rooted in the wrong attitude of some regional countries.


Fabius visit to Tehran will be ‘key test’: French President

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius’s upcoming visit to Tehran will be a key test for Iran after the conclusion of a landmark deal over its controversial nuclear programme, President Francois Hollande said Monday.

Senator sees France best partner for post-sanctions Iran

 A prominent French senator voiced her country’s enthusiasm for mending strained ties with Iran even faster than before imposition of the Western sanctions on Tehran, and said a final nuclear deal would allow France to help Iran’s development more than any other country.

Iran says will pick best trade partners

Iran says it will from now on pick and choose its trade partners , adding that it does not want an expected opening of its doors to investors in a post-sanctions period to lead to excessive imports of foreign goods.


Iran: Saudi Arabia playing with ceasefire in Yemen

 Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian deplored the Saudi aggression against Yemen as a strategic mistake, and said Riyadh is playing with ceasefire.

Araqchi clarifies “reversibility” of JCPOA commitments for Iran

 Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said the country will be able to “immediately” reverse its commitments under a final nuclear deal with world powers if it finds out that the other side has breached commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actions (JCPOA).

Presidents of Iran, China, Russia to address UN general assembly annual session

The presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran, China and Russia are scheduled to speak at the 70th annual UN General Assembly of world leaders this September.


French foreign minister launches charm offensive ahead of Iran visit

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has struck a friendly note toward Iran ahead of a planned visit to the Islamic Republic, where economic and political opportunities are perceived to abound following a diplomatic breakthrough in nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1.