Iran’s coverage: Iran fully prepared for any US scenario for JCPOA: Rouhani

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

 

Iran’s AEOI ready to take expected, unexpected actions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Said on Saturday that the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) has been ordered to be prepared for ‘expected as well as unexpected’ actions if US quits the nuclear deal.

Iran “ready” to resume nuke program if US leaves deal, foreign minister warns

In an interview to air Sunday on “Face the Nation,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country is ready to restart its controversial nuclear program if the Trump administration resumes sanctions.

 

Trump, France’s Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were “not quite done yet,” a senior administration official said on Friday.

 

Iran vows “Stunning” response to return of US sanctions

Iran’s nuclear chief says the country is ready to give an “stunning” response to a possible return of unilateral US sanctions on Iran, expressing hope the US administration will “come to its senses”.

 

Iran FM, UNGA chief discuss dust pollution
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the current president of the UN General Assembly have sat down for talks in New York.
No time for golf as Merkel braces for tough talks with Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces difficult talks next Friday with U.S. President Donald Trump at a time when Washington and Berlin are at odds over a range of issues from trade to Iran, her transatlantic coordinator said on Friday.

 

Tehran, Hanoi plan to raise trade exchanges to $2b: Iran diplomat

Tehran and Hanoi are determined to promote economic cooperation by increasing their annual trade exchanges to two billion dollars, an Iranian diplomat announced on Saturday.

 

World Bank: Iran’s growth to stabilize above 4 percent

As the impact of the previous year’s boost in oil production and exports dissipates, Iran’s overall growth rate is expected to stabilize at around 4.2%, with a larger contribution from the non-oil sector.

 

World commemorates Persian poet Sa’di

Aficionados of literature across the world and in Persian-speaking countries are preparing to commemorate the world-renowned Persian poet and literary scholar of the medieval period Sheikh Sa’di on April 21.

 

Unification of forex rates pre-emptive response to US plot: Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has defended his government’s plan to unify official and free market exchange rates for the Iranian currency rial against the US dollar, saying it foiled a plot hatched by Washington to foment economic instability in Iran.