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Iran not to allow inspections beyond NPT: Defense chief

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says Tehran will not allow international inspections of any sites beyond the requirements of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).


Iran seeks raising crude production, supply

Iran plans to increase crude production and supply after removal of sanctions imposed against the country, said Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh.


Iranian commander: US nourishing terrorists, Takfiris

Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan blasted the US for creating and sponsoring the terrorist and Takfiri groups in the region, including the ISIL.


Iranian FM lauds Algeria’s regional role

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised the Algerian government for its constructive stances towards regional conflicts, including the crises in Syria and Yemen.


Blumenthal is key holdout on Iran

Richard Blumenthal is considered one of the Senate’s most liberal Democrats, but the Connecticut lawmaker is wavering on the nuclear deal with Iran.

Mousavi, Karroubi house arrest takes time to be solved: Minister

The problem of Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi’s house arrest needs more time to be solved, Minister of Justice Mustafa Pourmohammadi said on Wednesday.

Culture minister in Russia to open Moscow Int’l Book Fair

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati heading a delegation arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning to attend the 28th Moscow International Book Fair opening.


Iran can play role in EU energy security: Larijani

 Iran can play a role in providing Europe with energy security, Majlis (parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday.


Iran, Russia to discuss joint design of Helicopters

Tehran and Moscow plan to discuss joint design of helicopters during Iranian delegation’s visit to Russia, Islamic Republic’s Deputy Defense Minister Manouchehr Manteghi told Sputnik Persian in an interview.


Iran resistance forced US to accept Iran legitimate nuclear demands: Larijani

The speaker of Iran’s parliament (Majlis) says Tehran’s resistance during nuclear talks left no way for Washington but to accept Iran’s legitimate demands.