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Iran’s coverage: German firms eye Iran energy market: German official

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


German firms eye Iran return

German “Mittlestand” companies are seeking to cooperate with their Iranian opposite numbers and are eyeing activities in various economic, industrial and energy areas in Iran, said the minister of financial and economic affairs of the German state of Baden-Wurttemberg.


Czech FM highlights Iran’s role in region

Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek, who is in Tehran on an official visit, said that peace would not be restored to the Middle East without taking Tehran’s role into account.


Iran emphasizes expansion of economic ties with Iraq

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with the Iraqi finance minister in Tehran, where he highlighted the need for the expansion of economic and trade cooperation between the two neighbors.


Saudi Arabia must end claims against Tehran: Foreign Ministry

Iran has criticized claims by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir against Tehran, saying regional countries, in particular Saudi Arabia, should stop policies that have already set the region on fire.

US regional policy provokes violence: Iran’s FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday deplored Washington’s Middle East policies, saying they have exacerbated violence in the region.

Source rejects media reports on detention of Iranian military adviser in Yemen

No Iranian military adviser has been arrested in Yemen, an informed source announced on Sunday.

President reiterates Iran’s full support for stability in Iraq

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Tehran’s unwavering support for Baghdad, saying that the Islamic Republic has always made every effort to help Iraqis restore security and stability to their country.


Iran wants early talks with German firms

Iran says it wants to enter into serious talks with German enterprises over their plans to invest in the Islamic Republic before the US-engineered sanctions that keep investors away from Iran are lifted as envisaged in the July nuclear breakthrough between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries.


Iran’s president urges Europe to help refugees

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday called on European countries to fulfill their humanitarian duty and adopt a positive approach towards the Middle Eastern refugees escaping war and poverty.


Powell, Wasserman Schultz support Iran nuclear deal

Already a done deal in Congress, the Iran nuclear agreement is gaining more momentum.