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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, Azerbaijan sign agreement

Iran and Azerbaijan signed three memoranda of understanding and an agreement in Saadabad Palace.

DM: Iran Plans to Build More Powerful Surface-to-Surface Missile Systems

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced that his ministry plans to design and build more state-of-the-art surface-to-surface missile systems in the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2014)

Larijani asks to Provide Ground for Freedom of 5th Iranian Border Guard

Ali Larijani called on the Pakistani officials to double their efforts to release the 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group in February and kept hostage despite the freedom of his other four colleagues.

Iran, Powers resume N-talks in Vienna

Iran and Powers have started the 3rd round of nuclear talks in Austrian capital of Vienna.

Zarif, Ashton discuss content of N-talks

VIENNA, April 8 (MNA) – Iran's FM and EU's Foreign Policy chief have discussed the contents of upcoming round of nuclear negotiations in a working dinner session.

EP resolution not to affect nuclear talks: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif says a recent European Parliament resolution against Tehran will not affect negotiations with the six world powers over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program.
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati

Iran, New Zealand Stress Peaceful Settlement of Syrian Crisis

Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati and visiting New Zealander Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade Gerard van Bohemen discussed the latest developments in the region, and underlined the need for the exhaustion of all diplomatic capacities to end the 3-year-long bloodshed in Syria.

European Parliament Lambasted for Meddling in Iran’s Internal Affairs

A prominent Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the European Parliament (EP) for intervening in Iran by passing a recent resolution which he slammed as being based upon European policies and interests.

Speaker: European Resolution on Iran Disgraceful

Iranian parliament speaker denounced the European Parliament’s recent resolution against the Islamic Republic, stressing that such moves stem from the lack of a proper understanding of developments inside Iran

4 Out of 5 Iranian Guards Kidnapped Handed Over to Iran’s Liaison Official: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker said Friday that the Jaish-ul-Adl terrorist group has handed over the Iranian border guards it had abducted in February to the Islamic Republic’s liaison official in Pakistan, but noted that the number of the released soldiers is 4, not 5.

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