Iran’s coverage: Iran’s military chief praises Tehran nuclear agreement

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Iran top cmdr. supports JCPOA, UNSC resolution

A top Iranian military official has enumerated over a dozen positive points of the nuclear conclusion reached between Iran and the P5+1, and the related UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2231, despite voicing concerns about possible “misinterpretations.”

 

Iran’s foreign minister dismisses US media claim on Parchin site

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed recent reports in the US media about nuclear-related activities at the Parchin military site, located near the capital, Tehran.

Obama sees possibility of improving US relations with Iran

US President Barack Obama says there is a chance that the United States will improve relations with Iran as a result of the newly-reached agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program.

 

Cooperation with Iran top priority for Japan

Japanese State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Daishiro Yamagiwa says enhancing cooperation with Iran is a top priority for Japan in its international relations.

 

Iran’s FM calls JCPOA a balanced document

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described the finalized text of a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers as balanced, saying even the timing of the reciprocal measures stipulated in the document has been worked out in a way to be acceptable to both sides.

 

Iran ex-president’s son begins 10-year jail term

The son of Iran’s former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani began a 10-year prison term for financial and security crimes on Sunday, insisting his conviction was politically motivated.

 

29 leading U.S. nuclear scientists praise ‘unprecedented’ Iran deal

Twenty-nine top U.S. nuclear scientists – including five Nobel laureates – sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Saturday praising the nuclear deal reached between world powers and Iran in July.

 

Iran invites Japan banks to open branches

Delegates from Japanese banks that arrived in Iran on Saturday as part of a major trade delegation were given a proposal to open branches in the country.

France’s ADPI to invest in Iran airport projects

Iran says a leading French company specializing in airport architecture and engineering has voiced interest in the development of three key airport projects in the country.

 

Iran eying commercial nuclear activities: AEOI chief

The conclusion of nuclear talks between Iran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany) has opened up new vistas for Tehran to think of nuclear activities for commercial purposes.