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Iran, Switzerland underline promotion of nuclear safety cooperation

Ambassador of Switzerland to Iran Markus Leitner in a meeting with Head of Iran’s Nuclear Safety System Center Hojatollah Salehi on Saturday underlined promotion of nuclear safety cooperation.


Tehran to host Iran-Azerbaijan joint economic commission in mid-January

Chief of staff of Iran’s president Mahmoud Vaezi said on Friday that Iran-Azerbaijan joint economic commission will be held in mid-January in Tehran, noting that the two countries’ economic ties experienced a 40-percent surge in 2017.

Iran to receive 2 more ATR planes on Friday

Iran will receive 2 more ATR airplanes on Friday, bringing the number of ATR72 delivered to Iran by the western company to 8, a source in Iran Air told Mehr News Agency on Friday.


British Museum to open exhibit at National Iranian Museum

The British Museum is to open an exhibition at the National Iranian Museum to showcase its artefacts.

Larijani: ‘ISIL terrorists of migratory nature, able to propagate to other countries’

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said “despite ISIL defeat, terrorism is not finished in the region, adding it has a migratory nature, propagating to other places.”

Hyundai Heavy to deliver 1 ship per 45 days starting Mar. 2018

CEO of Iran Shipping Lines said Sat. that South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries will begin delivering one ship per 45 days starting March 2018 under a contract signed with Iranian company in 2016.

Industry min.: Iran attracts $2bn foreign investment to SMEs

Iranian Industry Minister Shariatmadari has reported on absorbing of foreign investment worth two billion dollars for the country’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Russia, Turkey and Iran agree Syrian peace talks for January

Russia, Turkey and Iran agreed Friday to hold a peace congress for Syria in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi in late January after previous attempts to hold a conference collapsed.

Rear Admiral Sayyari: IRGC, Army join hands to safeguard Iran against enemy plots

Deputy Coordinator of the Iranian Army Habibollah Sayyari said Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and Army forces will join their hands together to thwart malicious plots waged against Iran.


2 foreign firms ready to take part in Iran ICT zone

Iran’s minister of communications said Sat. that two foreign companies have voiced readiness to take part in Iran’s ICT special economic zone.