Iran’s coverage: Iran’s president Rouhani to visit Rome: Italian ministry

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Italian PM invites Iranian president for official visit

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi extended an invitation to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to pay an official visit to Rome, as other European countries are already in a race to boost political and economic ties with Tehran.

 

Iranians are peace-loving but able to dismay enemies: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said nuclear negotiations demonstrated the peace-loving image of Iraninas adding that if the nation is attacked, they will dismay the aggressor by the grace of Allah.

UK official voices interest in boosting regional cooperation with Iran

 British Undersecretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Tobias Ellwood voiced readiness in expanding cooperation with Iran.

 

Obama: Iran vote most important intl. debate since Iraq war

President Barack Obama is casting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation’s most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq war, a now unpopular decision that still reverberates through American politics.

 

German, Italian port operators ink Iran deal

Contship Italia and Germany’s Eurogate have signed an MoU with Iran’s biggest port company Sina Port and Marine to resume trade after lifting of sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

 

Cavusoglu: Zarif to visit Turkey

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Turkey next week.

 

Eni CEO in Tehran for major project

Eni Chief Executive Claudio Descalzi was meeting Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh in Tehran Wednesday to discuss new opportunities for the Italian energy company in Iran.

Larijani calls anti-Iran sanctions against human rights

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday said anti-Iran sanctions are against human rights.

 

White House: ‘Foolish’ if next president voids Iran deal

It would be a serious mistake for the next president to go back on a nuclear agreement reached last month between world powers and Iran, the White House said Tuesday.

Israeli rights group sues to block release of Iranian funds

An Israel-based rights group has launched a lawsuit, seeking to block the release of $100 billion in frozen Iranian assets in the United States following the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Tehran.