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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.


President Rouhani calls for investigation into Mina tragedy

In his speech to the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York on Saturday, President Rouhani expressed deep regret over the heartbreaking incident and offered his condolences to the bereaved.

Iranians given priority for investment in country: Rouhani

Iranian entrepreneurs, managers and investors, both inside and outside the country, always take priority when it comes to presence in different economic areas in the country, President Rouhani said.

Iran’s FM regrets Riyadh’s lack of cooperation with Tehran on Mina tragedy

Zarif also sent separate messages to his counterparts in the Muslim countries whose nationals have been killed or injured in Mecca.

Iran FM urges timely implementation of JCPOA

The top Iranian diplomat expressed hope that Tehran and the IAEA would proceed with positive cooperation to clarify outstanding issues over the country’s nuclear program.
‘Political resolve, goodwill key for comprehensive nuclear deal’

Zarif attends UN meeting on Afghanistan in New York

During the meeting, participants underlined the role of the friendly neighbors of Afghanistan and the international community in protecting peace, security, unity and territorial integrity of Afghanistan.

Party politics: A party for women or partisans of women’s political activity?

Three female political players set out reasons why Iranian women are underrepresented in executive bodies and how the current trend can be reversed.

Long way to go before Tehran-Washington relations: President Rouhani

Differences and hostilities between Iran and the US will not definitely be solved overnight, and time, prudence, and constructive measures are required, said President Rouhani.

Tehran ready to develop ties with Stockholm: Rouhani

Sweden is ready to open a new chapter in its bilateral ties with Iran, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said in a meeting with President Rouhani.

Zarif, Amano discuss Iran-IAEA cooperation

The IAEA chief has voiced readiness to continue cooperation with Iran to implement the Roadmap agreement “in a positive atmosphere”.

Iran is an influential regional power: Rousseff

Terror groups should not get a chance to turn into terrorist states, President Rouhani said in a meeting with his Brazilian counterpart in New York.

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