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Future of nuclear deal hinges on Europe’s efforts to ease US pressures: Iran

 A top Iranian official says the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers will be in danger if European countries fail to fulfill their pledge to ease the US’ pressures and let Iran reap the economic benefits of the deal.

Iran ‘ready to discuss human rights’ if EU fixes nuclear accord

Iran may be willing to put human rights discussions on the table if the European Union can successfully rebalance the 2015 nuclear accord, the head of the country’s atomic energy authority has told Euronews.

FM Zarif confers with Swedish counterpart in Geneva

 Foreign ministers of Iran and Sweden met in Geneva on Wednesday and discussed regional issues and Sweden’s efforts to settle Yemen crisis.

Two new submarines join Iran’s naval fleet

Two Ghadir-class submarines capable of launching subsurface-to-surface missiles, torpedoes and mines have joined Iran’s naval fleet.

Iran, Russia, Turkey issue joint statement on Syria in Astana

 Iran, Russia and Turkey, guarantors of the Syria ceasefire, issued a joint statement on Thursday, reaffirming their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic and to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter.

Salehi warns Amano against ill-wishers seeking to mar Iran-IAEA ties

 Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi met with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on Wednesday to discuss nuclear cooperation as well as IAEA safeguards in relation to JCPOA.

US Treasury imposes “cyber-related” sanctions on two Iranians

 The United States imposed “cyber-related” sanctions on two Iranians, according to a notice posted on the US Treasury website on Wednesday.

Iran arrests elements behind Ahvaz terrorist attack

 Local officials in Iran announced that all elements behind the September terrorist attack in the southern province of Khuzestan have been arrested.

No plans for rationing petrol: Min.

 Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said there were no plans for rationing petrol in the country.

High-tech sub to join navy: Cmdr

A high-tech submarine, made by Iranian experts, will join the navy fleet in a few months, said the commander of the Iranian navy.