The head of the JCPOA follow-up committee says Tehran has made positive steps towards better utilization of the deal benefits but procrastination and reluctance of certain parties are hindering the progress.
He said that his government is committed to developing the country and removing the sanctions and will stand up against those who have a vested interest in foreign sanctions.
A diplomat denied reports that a clean-up plan at the Natanz facility will bring Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium below a cap mentioned in a nuclear agreement with world powers, saying residue from the process will be exempted from the 300-kg limit on Iran’s enriched uranium.
A leaked report shows that before Netanyahu's allegations against Tehran, Mossad knew that Iran was “not performing the activity necessary to produce weapons.”
The US State Department has said that Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and her team will travel to Geneva Thursday to hold negotiations with Iranian officials.
Iranian lawmakers have downplayed the US administration’s threat to disclose the confidential nuclear documents of Iran’s cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), saying the new political game will only lead to Tehran’s non-cooperation with the IAEA.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated that the country's negotiators will not discuss issues related to Iran's defensive capabilities in the talks with the world powers.
A former Iranian diplomat Abdolreza Farajirad says that nothing can prevent Iran and six world powers from clinching a comprehensive nuclear deal, even the Zionist and Arab lobbies.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says the construction of new nuclear power plants in Bushehr, southern Iran, helps save some two million barrels of oil per year.
Salehi is described as fiercely loyal to his country, but also a voice of reason to whom negotiators could appeal in times of crisis.