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FM Zarif, IAEA chief meet in Tehran
Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met in the capital city of Tehran on Tuesday.
3 national projects of Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade inaugurate
Dr Hassan Rouhani inaugurated three national projects of Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade on Government’s Week.
Grossi confers with Salehi
Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Mariano Grossi held talks with Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi in Tehran on Tuesday.
IAEA chief says agency’s Iran approach not political, issues need to be addressed
The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s chief Rafael Grossi said the agency’s approach towards Iran was not politically motivated, Iran’s Students News Agency ISNA reported on Tuesday, as he pushes for inspectors access to suspected former atomic sites.
World leaders impressed by Iran’s handling of COVID-19, economy: President
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his administration’s success in containing the coronavirus pandemic and handle the economy at the same time, saying a number of world leaders have hailed the Islamic Republic as a successful model.
New chapter in Iran-IAEA cooperation: Salehi
Iran’s top nuclear official termed the talks with Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Mariano Grossi ‘constructive’, saying that a new chapter will start in Iran-IAEA cooperation.
S. Arabia denies visa to Iranian envoy on Mina incident
Saudi Arabia has banned Iran’s representative for 2015 Mina and Mecca twin incidents from entering the Arab country as the legal situation of the family members of those killed in the tragedy has remained unresolved after over 5 years.
Top Iranian, French diplomats hold talks on JCPOA
The foreign ministers of Iran and France discussed a range of issues in a telephone conversation on Monday, including the developments surrounding the JCPOA.
Zarif lashes out at Pompeo’s desire to flood region with US’ weapons
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message seriously criticized US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his desire to flood the region with US weapons.
Official: COVID-19 kills 125 more in Iran
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that some 125 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 20,901.