Iran’s coverage: US must change behavior towards Iran; shift in tone not enough: Tehran

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Iran ready for talks with regional states, no such prospect for US

Noting Iran’s proposal for signing a non-aggression pact with regional countries, FM spokesman Mousavi said there is currently no prospect for talks with US.


Modi govt plans to resume oil imports from Iran, skirt US sanctions

New govt plans to hold talks with Iran at the earliest to discuss ways to resume oil imports and is even looking to pay in Indian currency.


FM Zarif: Trump’s actions, not words to show his real intention

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reacted to US President Donald Trump’s recent statements during his visit to Japan, and said that actions speak louder than words.


Switzerland ready to provide platform for Iran nuclear talks – Diplomat

Switzerland supports any effort to resolve the tense Iran nuclear situation and is ready to host talks to this end, as the country has done many times before, Tobias Privitelli, the deputy head of the Swiss diplomatic mission in Russia, said.


Date of Japanese PM Iran visit to be set in coming weeks: spox

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi verified the Japanese PM visit to Iran, hoping that the date would be fixed in the coming weeks.


Nukes have no place in Iran’s defense doctrine: Amb.

Iranian Ambassador to Paris, Bahram Ghasemi, stressed that nuclear weapons have never had any place in the defense doctrine of the Islamic Republic.


No difficulty with supplying medicine under sanction: MP

A member of Parliament’s Health Commission said on Monday that Iran has no difficulty to supply the required medicine and medical equipment under the US sanctions.


Iranian company to expand Farzad B if Indians step away: Zanganeh

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Tuesday that in case of Indians’ reluctance to sign a contract with NIOC on expansion of Farzad B gas field, an Iranian company will take up the job.

Ryabkov to visit Iran to discuss JCPOA

Russian deputy Foreign Minister informed of his upcoming visit to Iran’s capital Tehran.


SNSC spox: Iran’s reduction of JCPOA commitments to be regularly reported

The Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Spokesman Keivan Khosravi on Tuesday said that the country’s steps to reduce a portion of its commitments to the nuclear deal will be regularly reported.