Iran’s coverage: EU officials’ remarks on JCPOA contradictory: Iran’s Velayati

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Velayati skeptical of Europeans’ support for JCPOA

A senior adviser to Iran’s Leader is highly skeptical about Europe’s support for the nuclear deal with Iran, saying he does not trust their current manner of dealing with it.


EU could compensate firms hit by U.S. sanctions over Iran: French minister

France is looking to see if the European Union could compensate European companies that might be facing sanctions by the United States for doing business with Iran, said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday.


No dual citizen in Iran administration: Intelligence minister

There is no dual citizen on the staff of the Iranian administration, a lawmaker quoted the intelligence minister as saying, as a group of parliamentarians have prepared an extensive report on the Iranian officials that hold dual citizenship.


European firms to boost investments in Iran: Minister

Energy Minister Reza Ardekanian said here Saturday night that a conference on investments by European small and medium-sized firms in Iran would be held in autumn this year as the first step towards developing Iran-Europe trade ties.

EU sources deny report of proposed new nuclear deal with financial aid for Iran

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal after Washington withdrew will discuss offering Iran financial aid in exchange for concessions.


Iran oil Minister: Every new decision in OPEC needs unanimity

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh says Tehran’s oil exports to remain unchanged if the Iran nuclear deal is salvaged by the EU following the US withdrawal from the multinational accord.

Iranian FM: N. deal in ICU

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Sunday that the 2015 nuclear deal is in danger and might collapse, describing its status as a patient hospitalized at an ICU ward after the US withdrawal and its threats to impose sanctions on companies cooperating with Tehran.


Iran, Greece sign MoU on transport cooperation

Director General for Transit and International Transport in Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (IRMTO) Reza Nafisi acknowledged about signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on transport cooperation between Iran and Greece.


CBI governor says European central banks still in touch with Tehran

Valiollah Seif, the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran said on Sunday that despite US withdrawal from the nuclear deal, Europeans are trying to keep Iran in the deal and compensate for the damages caused by Americans, as they have kept their central banks in touch with Iran.


Iran football team moves past Uzbekistan 1-0 in pre-World Cup friendly

The Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, has defeated Uzbekistan in a friendly fixture as part of its preparations for the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup.