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Iran’s nuclear program to continue strongly

A senior nuclear negotiator has attended a press conference on the anniversary of JCPOA implementation deemed widely as a tour de force of Iranian nuclear negotiators and Rouhani’s administration.

President Rouhani: Iran ready to cooperate with Albania in counter-terrorism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned against the spread of terrorism across the globe and said the Islamic Republic is ready to boost cooperation with various countries, including Albania, in the campaign against terror groups.

Tehran condemns 3 Bahraini prisoners’ capital punishment

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Sunday strongly condemned execution of three Bahraini prisoners.


Iran, Albania voice hopes of bolstering relations

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Albania have many opportunities to further ties in all spheres.


Iraqi minister trying to improve relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia: report

Iraq’s foreign minister said he had carried messages between Iran and Saudi Arabia in a continuing attempt to curb a feud involving its two neighbors, Iran’s state broadcaster IRIB reported on Saturday.

Iran capable of returning to pre-deal nuclear status

AEOI deputy Asghar Zarean said in case of any violations of the nuclear deal by other sides, Iran has the capability to return its nuclear industry to pre-JCPOA status.


Iran to focus on compensation, blood money in talks with Saudi officials

The Supreme Leader’s representative for Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs Hojjatoleslam Ali Qazi Asgar said that Iran is going to focus on security issues, legal proceedings, compensation and blood money for the martyred Iranian pilgrims during coming meetings with the Saudi officials.

Sri Lanka eyes oil imports from Iran

In a meeting with Iran’s FM Zarif, Sri Lankan Minister of Science announced that his country is still interested in purchasing oil and related products from the Islamic Republic.


S.Korea’s Dec Iran crude imports surge 648.2 pct on year

South Korea’s Iranian crude oil imports in December soared nearly eight times greater than a year ago, and its 2016 crude imports from Tehran more than doubled from 2015 levels, following last January’s lifting of sanctions targeting the Mideast nation.


US ‘hostility’ grows despite nuclear deal: Iranian official

US “hostility” to Iran is growing day by day despite Tehran’s nuclear deal, a senior Iranian official said Sunday, ahead of the first anniversary of the historic accord.