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News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.

Iran Nuclear Power Plant

Construction of two new nuclear plants starts by yearend: Official

Russia to build two new nuclear power plants in southern Iran.
IRGC Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari

IRGC Commander: US Base in Northern Iraq No Threat to Iran

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari downplayed enemies' war rhetoric against Tehran, and said the US military base in Northern Iraq is not considered a threat to Iran.
Iran President Rouhani

Even a review of presidential pledges may sound sweet

A closer look at the promises candidate Rouhani and later President Rouhani have made.

West must lift all sanctions against Iran: Deputy FM

A senior Iranian diplomat said Monday Western countries must lift all sanctions against Iran after Tehran and the P5+1 reach a comprehensive agreement over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

Iran committed to fighting terrorism: Deputy FM

An Iranian Foreign Ministry official says the Islamic Republic is committed to fighting terrorism within the framework of international regulations.
Sabah Zangeneh

On the horns of dilemma

An Iranian foreign policy expert weighs in on whether Iran should become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Abdollah Ganji

What is extremism?

A political analyst shares his thoughts about extremism and how it should be detected.
Hamidreza Asefi

Those who favor negotiations have wrongly raised public expectations

A former Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman weighs in on nuclear talks between Iran and P5+1, Iran-US ties, and regional developments.

Iran, Russia call for promotion of bilateral relations

Iran and Russia have emphasized the necessity of promoting bilateral relations in all fields.

Iran, three EU states to hold meeting on nuclear issue

Iran's deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs is set to meet representatives of the three European countries in the Sextet of world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program at the UN headquarters in Vienna.

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