Iran’s coverage: AEOI, France’s ITER ink MoU to broaden nuclear cooperation

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


AEOI head: Iran signs 1st MoU with ITER

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Sat. Iran and ITER have signed the first MoU, expressing hope for officially joining the nuclear fusion megaproject by the end of 2016.


Rouhani: Media should contribute to ‘peace of minds’

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated the 22nd edition of Press and News Agencies Exhibition with the participation of over 700 news media on Saturday.

Cyber strike empowered Iran: Nuclear chief

Iran’s top nuclear official says the 2011 cyber attack by the US and Israel against the Iranian nuclear energy program worked against their intended objectives and helped improve the Islamic Republic’s readiness against such acts of sabotage.


Iran sentences rioters who stormed Saudi diplomatic posts

Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says an undisclosed number of suspects who stormed Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran early this year were sentenced to prison terms ranging from three to six months.

ITER chief: Iran’s ITER partnership to yield ‘win-win’ results

Director-General of ITER International Fusion Energy Organization voiced his full support for Iran’s joining of the nuclear fusion megaproject, saying the partnership will yield win-win results for both sides.Bernard Bigot made the remarks on Saturday in Tehran, on the sidelines of signing the first memorandum of understanding between ITER and Iran.


Turkey attaching high importance to economic ties with Iran: official

Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci said his country attached great importance to economic relations with Iran.


Iran stops power export to Turkey due to debts

Iran has stooped its power export to Turkey due to long delayed debts of the Turkish side.


IRGC Quds Force deputy commander sees this year as climax of war in Syria

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Brigadier General Esmayeel Qa’ani said the end of the Syrian war will come in sight in coming months.

Daesh once got hit by Iran near border: General

Members of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group in Iraq were once hit by Iranian military forces at a distance of 40 kilometers from the border, a high-ranking Iranian military official said.

MFA offers condolences over soccer legend’s death

Iran’s Foreign Ministry showed sympathies with all football players who mourn the death of the legendary player Mansour Pourheydari who passed away on Friday.