Iran’s coverage: Siemens signs energy deals with Iran’s Mapna Group

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Iran, Siemens sign advanced turbine technology transfer agreement

 Iran’s MAPNA Group and Germany’s Siemens company are ready to sign on Wednesday the agreement on transfer of the technology of state-of-the-art Class F turbines to start local production of the equipment in Iran.


Australia softens sanctions against Iran

Australia followed major world powers by lifting sanctions on Iran on Wednesday, after confirmation from the United Nations that Tehran had taken steps required to curb its disputed nuclear program.


Iran Human Development Report 2015 unveiled

The 2015 Iran Human Development Report was put on view in Tehran in the presence of Iran’s Deputy FM as well as the UN resident coordinator in Iran.


World must abandon pre-JCPOA mentality about Iran

 Iran’s deputy permanent representative to UN said Tue. under current situation there is no obstacle in expanding ties with Iran and the world must change its mentality about Iran with the implementation of nuclear deal.


Russia sees ‘individual solution’ for Iran on oil freeze

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak says it is likely to find an “individual solution” for Iran which has dismissed freezing oil production at January levels.


Leader’s letters to Western youth, initiative to introduce true Islam

Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said recent letters by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei to European and North American youth were aimed at showing the real and peaceful image of Islam.


No obstacles in issuing visas for tourists traveling to Iran

 Interests Section of the Islamic Republic in Washington dismissed rumors on agencies refraining from issuing visas for foreign tourists as ‘an utter lie’, saying the Section has so far issued thousands of visas for traveling to Iran.


President urges cabinet to work hard on water management

President Hassan Rouhani urged his cabinet of ministers to work hard to promote the issue of water management in the country.


Nothing stops Iranians from deciding their fate: FM

 Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed the massive turnout in last week’s elections in the country, underlining that the Iranian people will never allow anything to prevent them from shaping their future.


SWIFT banking system operational in Iran

Managing Director of Bank of Industry and Mine has denied reports that SWIFT banking system has not been restored in Iran, saying that money transfer has become operational since 10 days ago.