Iran’s coverage: JCPOA does not need to be approved in parliament: Iranian nuclear chief

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



Nuclear deal does not require Majlis approval

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi said on Friday that since the nuclear deal between Tehran and P5+1 group of world powers in not an international agreement, it does not need to secure approval of Majlis (Parliament).


Commander: Iran’s F4 fighters defending Bushehr N. power plant, South Pars region

Iran’s F4 fighter jets are protecting Bushehr nuclear power plant and South Pars oil and gas field with their pilots’ eagle eyes, a senior commander said Saturday.


Leader’s aide: Israel never dares to attack Iran

 Iranian Supreme Leader’s top adviser for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati played down the war rhetoric of Tel Aviv against Iran, and said that in case of the slightest mistake by Israel it will receive Iran’s most crushing response.


Asian imports of Iran oil rise 13 percent in June from year ago

Asian imports of Iranian crude oil rose from a year ago in June, the last month before a landmark agreement that will eventually lead to more exports from the country was reached on Tehran’s disputed nuclear program.


Obama to deliver speech on Iran deal Wednesday

President works to persuade enough lawmakers to support agreement.


Iran to buy 90 aircraft annually to renovate air fleet: Official

An Iranian aviation official announced that the country plans to purchase 80 to 90 Boeing and Airbus airplanes every year to renovate its commercial air fleet.


Netanyahu to bring case against Iran deal to N. American Jews in live webcast event

Obama pressures groups who support the deal to step up their efforts to counter lobbying by groups such as AIPAC.


German aircraft engine maker in Iran talks

German aircraft engine maker MTU Aero Engines says it is in talks with several Iranian airlines for supplying maintenance services.


Official: Iran nuclear team respected red lines

The secretary of the Expediency Council has said the nuclear team has respected the establishment’s red lines and defended our national interests and the right of the Iranian nation to nuclear technology.


Deputy FM: Speaking of change in relations with US still soon

 Deputy Foreign Minister for Europe-America Majid Takhteravanchi Saturday said, since the very beginning, President Rouhani put constructive interaction with the world as one of the main lines of foreign policy of his government.