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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.


Iranian diplomats visit peace-themed calligraphy exhibition in Tehran

The exhibition is a valuable cultural initiative to promote peace and to counter war and violence, Abbas Araghchi, a deputy foreign minister, said.

Ijtihad in Islam amounts to principlist reformism

The chairman of the Expediency Council has said that the late Imam, the Supreme Leader and all those who care for the revolution have drawn on Islamic principles to highlight the role people play in elections.

A rejection of the nuclear deal could lead to radicalism in Iran

Hossein Mousavian, in a piece published by The Washington Post, has said an alliance between the moderate president and the principlist parliament speaker is a significant development in Iran’s political landscape and has positioned pragmatism as a palpable political force in Iran.
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Baeedinejad appreciates Iranian reporters for taking initiative

A member of Iran's negotiating team has said that Iranian reporters covered the nuclear talks skillfully, with foreign news corporations preferring to quote Iranian sources.

Iranian FM to start North African tour Monday

During the visits, the Iranian top diplomat will explore avenues for the promotion of bilateral ties with Tunisia and Algeria.

Iran opposes Berlin orchestra’s performance with Israeli conductor

Germany's symphonic orchestra can change its conductor and then apply for performance in Tehran, said the spokesman of the Culture Ministry.

FM Zarif urges Iran-South Africa cooperation against terrorism

Terrorist groups in Africa are a threat to regional and global peace and security and the fight against extremism is a major subject for mutual cooperation, said Zarif.

Asian urban officials go on a half-day tour of Tehran

The tour which started with a bus ride took the visitors to Tajrish where the biggest subway station in the Middle East is located.

Iran, China, US likely to cooperate on Arak heavy water reactor: Rouhani

President Rouhani said in a press conference that modernization of Arak heavy water reactor as agreed upon in JCPOA will be done by China and another P5+1 member states.

JCPOA impacting region, world: Iran official

Iran’s nuclear chief has said that the ratcheting up of the sanctions against Iran only resulted in broader cooperation between Tehran and Beijing.

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