Iran’s coverage: IAEA rejects Israeli PM’s claims about Iran’s nuclear activities

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Statement on Iran by the IAEA Spokesperson

In December 2015, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano presented the Final Assessment on past and present outstanding issues regarding Iran’s nuclear programme to the IAEA Board of Governors.


Zarif likens Netanyahu to ‘the boy who cried wolf’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is like the boy who cries wolf after he repeats old allegations concerning Iran’s nuclear activities.


‘Netanyahu had nothing to say but a pack of lies’

Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman has denounced the latest “propaganda show” by Israeli regime prime minister, saying he had nothing to offer but a pack of lies.


Iran’s Zarif questions Pompeo’s U-turn on JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his dubious remarks on the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

US-Israel nuclear coop. violates NPT

Iranian ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says that the nuclear cooperation between the United States and the Israeli regime is in clear violation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).


Minister says UK determined to stick to JCPOA, hopes US will do so

With only 12 days to May 12 deadline set by US President Donald Trump for Washington and Europe to address the issues he has with the Iran nuclear deal – also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – major efforts have been undertaken by other signatories, particularly the European states, to the agreement to persuade the White House to refrain from withdrawing from the international treaty.


Iran ICT minister censures judiciary’s blocking of Telegram

Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has criticised a decision to block the popular messaging app Telegram in Iran, saying it was no solution to concerns regarding the messenger in the country.


Mogherini: Only IAEA in charge of monitoring Iran’s nuclear program

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday that the Iran nuclear deal is based on concrete commitments, verification mechanisms and a very strict monitoring of facts, done by the IAEA.

France says Israeli information on Iran could underscore need for long-term assurances

France’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that information provided by Israel of Iran’s past nuclear weapons programme could be a basis for long-term monitoring of Tehran’s nuclear activities.


Putin stresses importance of observing Iran nuclear deal by all signatories – Kremlin

The situation around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program was in focus of a telephone conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Kremlin press service said on Monday.