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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.

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel knows Iran nuclear program is peaceful, leaked Mossad report shows

A leaked report shows that before Netanyahu's allegations against Tehran, Mossad knew that Iran was “not performing the activity necessary to produce weapons.”
anti-aircraft missile system

Russia offers Iran latest anti-aircraft missile system

Under an earlier deal, Russia was to provide Iran with S-300 defense systems, but refused to do so under the pretext of UN sanctions against Tehran.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Will Ahmadinejad stand trial?

Proponents and opponents of former President Ahmadinejad seem to see eye to eye on one matter: his trial in a court of law.
Abbas Araghchi

Iran to quit talks if interests not secured: Araghchi

The deputy foreign minister has said the Iranian nation and nuclear negotiators will never surrender to threats, bullying, pressures, and force.

No one could claim Iran pursuing non-peaceful nuclear program: Rouhani

The president urged Non-Aligned member states to drop non-realistic missions and try to focus on areas of joint scientific and technological cooperation.
Zarif Kerry Salehi

Zarif, Kerry, Salehi, Moniz end nuclear talks in Geneva

Zarif and Kerry have ended a first round of talks to resolve the remaining issues on Tehran’s nuclear program as a deadline for reaching an inclusive agreement draws closer.

Deputy minister tells colleagues to quit if they can’t manage

Giving an ultimatum to managers, the deputy energy minister warned that if they are not motivated enough to contribute to water management, they’d better step down.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

No casualties in explosion in front of former envoy’s residence

The improvised explosive device that went off in front of the ambassador’s residence did not cause any casualties.

Rouhani highlights strong public support for Iran’s nuclear approach

All polls indicate 80-plus percent public support for the administration’s nuclear approach, said the president.
Henrry Kissinger

Mr. Kissinger! You are sowing the wind!

Sharq daily in an opinion piece censures destructive attempts by the US war hawks like Kissinger to torpedo nuclear talks with Iran.

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