Iran’s coverage: Iran atomic agency denies reports Arak Reactor’s core dismantled

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Iran official denies report of nuclear reactor being sealed

Iran’s deputy nuclear chief is denying a report that technicians have dismantled the core of the country’s nearly finished heavy water reactor and filled it with concrete as part of Tehran’s obligations under the nuclear deal with the West.

US may push Iran to reconsider N-deal: Iran Judiciary chief

Iran’s Judiciary chief says US talks of of new sanctions against the Islamic Republic would force Tehran to reconsider implementation of a nuclear agreement reached last July.

 

German official: Iran’s role in expanding regional stability ‘undeniable’

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder in a meeting with President Rouhani deemed Iran’s role in establishing peace and stability in the region ‘undeniable’.

 

Saudi Arabia uses cheap oil to boost market share, destroy Iran’s economy

Saudi Arabia has dropped its oil prices to try and wreck the Iranian economy and keep Tehran’s oil exports out of major European markets, international business analysts told Sputnik.

 

Hegemonic powers seeking to create tension in Iran-Arab World ties

Head of the Center for Strategic Research of the Expediency Council Ali-Akbar Velayati said on Monday that hegemonic powers are seeking to create tension in relations between Iran and the Arab World.

 

Iran on verge of new chapter in global energy: VP

Vice president and head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Iran is opening a new chapter in international relations and in playing a decisive role in the future of world’s energy.

 

Riyadh seeking tension to avoid JCPOA implementation

Iranian deputy FM underlined that Riyadh tries to compensate for its inaction to Iran’s success in nuclear talks by execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr and creating tension in the region.

President al-Assad meets Iranian interior minister

President Bashar al-Assad met on Tuesday Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and the accompanying delegation.

 

US State Dept: JCPOA implementation day close

US State Department Spokesman John Kirby has said that the implementation day of the nuclear deal could be very soon.

Schroeder: New chapter to open in cooperation between Iran-Germany

A new chapter will open in cooperation between Iran and Germany following the removal of Western sanctions, said former German chancellor.