Iran’s coverage: Iran to remain committed to JCPOA as long as benefits from it: President

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Iran determined to have long-term cooperation with IAEA within the framework of international regulations

President Rouhani emphasised the need to maintain the independence and impartiality of the IAEA and stated that the Agency was the only confirmatory authority to verify Iran’s adherence to the JCPOA, adding: “The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has clear criteria, and Iran acts merely based on the criteria”.


UN approves Iran-proposed nuclear disarmament resolution

A resolution proposed by Iran aimed at the disarmament of nuclear states has been approved by the United Nations despite obstruction of the US and its allies.


Rouhani says Iran will continue to produce missiles: TV

Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defense and does not see it as a violation of international accords, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in a speech broadcast on state television.


Iran FM, IAEA Chief discuss bilateral ties in Tehran

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with visiting Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano on mutual cooperation in the Iranian capital on Sunday.


IAEA head: Iran in full compliance with JCPOA commitments

Visiting Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano has stressed on Mon. Iran’s full implementation of its nuclear-related commitments under the JCPOA.


Iran says it foils plot involving tomb of Cyrus the Great

Iran said Sunday it has foiled an online plot led by foreigners to spark dissent involving the tomb of Cyrus the Great on the day that many mark the birth of the Persian king by gathering at his grave.


Iran to produce 20% enriched uranium in 4 days: Salehi

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says the Islamic Republic can restore the level of its uranium enrichment to pre-JCPOA era in a very short period of time.


India starts trade route to Afghanistan via Iran

India on Sunday shipped its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan by sea through Iran’s strategic Chahbahar Port, launching a trade route bypassing longtime rival Pakistan.


Iran parliament approves new energy, science ministers

Iran’s Majlis (Parliament) on Sunday afternoon approved President Hassan Rouhani’s picks for the energy and science ministries.


Iranian cleric urges Muslims not to remain silent on plight of Rohingya

Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi deplored the appalling conditions of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and called on all Islamic nations not to keep silent on the human tragedy in the Southeast Asian country.