Iran’s coverage: Hyundai Rotem inks €720mn deal to build carriages in Iran

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Iran, South Korea sign contract to build 450 railway wagons

Iran and South Korea signed a contract on Saturday to jointly manufacture railbuses for public transportation in suburban Tehran.


Iranian President: S. Arabia entangled in “War of Princes”

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in remarks alluding to Saudi Arabia referred to the rivalry among the Arab country’s princes on ascending to the thrown, and blasted Riyadh for launching war against Yemen and supporting the terrorists.


Zarif appreciates EU’s solid stances towards JCPOA

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Europe and Mogherini have taken good and firm stances on the JCPOA as evidenced by increasing banking and financial ties.


Iran says US new policy on heavy water is ‘Washington’s problem’

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said the US new policy on not buying Iran’s heavy water is ‘their own problem.’


Erdogan says U.S. sanctions on Iran weren’t binding for Turkey

Turkey’s president has argued that his country did not break a trade embargo on Iran as it hadn’t committed to abide by U.S. sanctions, and there were no United Nations restrictions in place, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday.

Russia sees no obstacles for Iran’s accession to SCO

Moscow sees no obstacles for making Iran a full-fledged member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told reporters.


EU says renegotiating Iran deal not possible

The European Union (EU) says the articles of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries are highly technical and there is no possibility of renegotiating the agreement — even partially.

Iranian Veep: All sanctions must be eliminated under JCPOA

Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri reiterated that all sanctions against Iran should be removed under the 2015 nuclear deal to help Tehran comply with its commitments for cooperation with the United Nations ESCAP in line with sustainable development.


Iranian, Indian FMs discuss bilateral ties, regional developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and visiting Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj in a meeting here on Saturday discussed mutual cooperation and regional developments.


Any talks on Iran missiles is ruled out: Military spokesman

Any negotiations about Iran missile power is basically ‘out of the question’, said a senior spokesman of Islamic Republic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Saturday.