Iran’s coverage: Iran to meet Rouhani timetable on ending sanctions: AEOI chief

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Iran to meet Rouhani timetable on ending sanctions: nuclear chief

Iran will fulfill its commitments under the July nuclear agreement with major powers in time to have sanctions lifted by the end of the year, its atomic energy chief said on Thursday.

Japan’s premier invites President Rouhani to Tokyo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has invited Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Japan on a state visit.

 

Joint military drill necessary for Iran, China

The commander of the Air Force of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army is in Beijing for a visit to Chinese army and discuss and sign joint agreements between two armies.

 

Japan PM stresses implementation of JCPOA

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday welcomed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and stressed the need to implement it.

 

Iran ex-envoy to Lebanon may have been kidnapped, his brother says

Iran’s former Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi, who has been missing since a crush during Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, may have been kidnapped, his brother tells Press TV.

 

Two more Iranians killed in Aleppo

A member of Iranian Basiji (Volunteer) force and a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) were killed in Aleppo on Wednesday, one day after reports said that two IRGC officers and an Iranian colonel were martyred in the same province.

 

Telegram CEO apologizes to Iran for “inaccurate” remarks, official

The CEO of the smartphone messaging application Telegram apologized to the Iranian users due to his hasty remarks, an Iranian official said.

 

Iran’s might blocking Hegemonic powers’ expansionist goals: DM

 Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan on Thursday highlighted the country’s defense power, saying it has foiled the plots hatched by hegemonic powers for the region.

 

FM deputy: Iran pursuing Roknabadi’s fate via int’l bodies

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said Iran was pursuing the fate of its former ambassador to Beirut Ghazanfar Roknabadi through the United Nations (UN) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

 

Russia underlines Iran’s key role in resolving Syria crisis

 Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Jagarian stressed Iran’s important role in the settlement of the regional problems, specially Syria.