Iran’s coverage: Iran’s Rouhani calls PMD closure “Political Victory”

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


President Rouhani welcomes closure of Iran’s PMD case

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the closure of investigations into Iran’s past nuclear activities was a political victory for the country, and that the Islamic Republic would start implementing the deal within weeks.


Iran urges justice for perpetrators of recent Nigeria muslim killings

A senior Iranian official has called on the Nigerian government to bring to justice those involved in the military’s bloody crackdown on the Shia Muslim community in the African country.


Talks held with Russia on buying T-90 tanks: Iranian commander

A top Iranian commander said negotiations have been held with Russia for the purchase of T-90 tanks, although the country is already manufacturing tanks locally.


General Soleimani visits Russia

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani traveled to Moscow last week to meet President Vladimir Putin and high-ranking Russian commanders, sources said Wednesday.


Tripartite taskforce set up to modernize Iran’s reactor

 Iran, the US and China have set up a task force for modernization of a heavy water reactor that Tehran has undertaken to redesign under a July nuclear deal with world powers, Iran’s nuclear chief announced.


IRGC top commander: Iran’s power acknowledged by enemies

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari underlined Iran’s growing might and power, and said the enemies have also admitted this fact.

Kerry welcomes IAEA decision to close nuclear arms probe of Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday welcomed the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s decision to close its investigation into whether Iran once had a secret nuclear weapons program.


Russia will begin removal of Iran’s enriched uranium in next few days

Russia will begin removing Iran’s enriched uranium in the next few days, Russia’s permanent envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency and other international organizations in Vienna said Wednesday.


Board of governors’ resolution paving way for JCPOA completion

Iranian ambassador to the UN nuclear watchdog said here on Tuesday IAEA’s board of governors’ today resolution to close possible military dimensions (PMD) file will accelerate the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


AEOI chief: All nuclear dossier against Iran fabricated

 Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi underlined that all nuclear dossier lodged against Iran was fabricated and they intended to put Iran under pressure on any pretext.