Iran’s coverage: Draft resolution notes end to PMD, UNSC anti-Iran measures: IAEA envoy

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Najafi: IAEA Board of Governors to close Iran’s previous dossiers

Iran’s permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi said on Tuesday that the IAEA Board of Governors is to close Iran’s previous nuclear dossiers.


Group 5+1 submits draft resolution to close Iran’s PMD case (Full Text)

 The Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France, and Germany) has submitted a draft resolution to the IAEA Board of Governors, which is expected to close the so-called PMD (possible military dimension) case of Iran’s nuclear energy program on December 15.

Iran has ‘Irrefutable evidence’ of Turkey-Daesh cooperation

Iran’s Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaie said earlier that Tehran was ready to provide Ankara with necessary information regarding Daesh oil trade with Turkey.


Government spokesman: ‘Erdogan’s recent statements controversial’

 Reacting to the Turkish president’s remarks, Iran’s government spokesman said Erdogan’s comments are questionable since Iran’s FM has warned stronger powers against threatening Iranian nationals.


FM Zarif arrives in Pakistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday evening to attend the fifth ministerial conference of ‘Heart of Asia’ in Pakistan’s capital.


Tehran-Moscow trade ties growing: Russian minister

The Russian trade minister said volume of bilateral trade between Tehran and Moscow is “steadily growing”.


Iran, India mulling $4.5bn undersea gas pipeline

Tehran and New Delhi are in talks to build an undersea gas pipeline as part of efforts to export natural gas to India.


Iranian envoy to Iraq rejects apologizing Iraqi PM over pilgrims

Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Danaifar categorically rejected that he had apologized Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi for illegal entry of Iranian pilgrims to Iraq and without visit visa.


Amir Abdollahian: Vienna talks on Syria constructive

Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined the talks on Syria which are being held in Vienna are regarded as positive steps in resolving the Syrian crisis.


President Rouhani in Time magazine’s shortlist for person of year

President Hassan Rouhani has been placed among eight candidates for the person of the year by Time magazine.