French Foreign Affairs Minister Fabius and Iran's President Rouhani attend a ceremony in the courtyard of the Hotel des Invalides in Paris

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Hassan Rouhani ready to ‘Turn The Page’ In Iran-France relations

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Thursday for a new relationship with France as he met business leaders on a trip to Paris to revive economic ties after sanctions on his country were lifted.


Peugeot signs car deal with Iran Khodro

French car maker returns to Iran after four-year absence as sanctions lifted


EU airlines ready to resume direct flights to Tehran

Such airlines as the Air France and Dutch KLM told Iran about their readiness to launch direct flights to Iran in the nearest future, according to the deputy head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization.


Terrorists with ‘New Masks’ should be excluded from intra-Syrian talks

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Thursday that the terrorists who are wearing the “new masks” need to be excluded from the peace process.


French PM sees Iran deals in health, agriculture, environment

France will sign deals in the areas of health, agriculture and the environment with Iran later on Thursday during a visit to Paris by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said.


President hails JCPOA as Iran’s innovative model in politics

 Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the achievements of the Iranian people, including the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which he referred to as an ingenious model the Iranian diplomats introduced to the world of politics.

Iran’s Naval copters drop torpedoes in drill

The Iranian Navy’s choppers annihilated mobile underwater targets by dropping an optimized version of homegrown torpedoes during a naval war game underway in the country’s southeastern waters.

Total says will sign deal to buy Iranian crude oil

French energy giant Total will sign a contract with Iran to buy crude oil, the company’s chief executive said Thursday after meeting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during his visit to France.


Iran says low oil prices will not last long

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that oil prices would not stay low for long as producers restore market balance.


Iran unveils new radar in naval drill

The Iranian Navy on Thursday unveiled the country’s newest tactical radar in an ongoing naval exercise in the southeastern waters.