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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.


Rouhani hecklers released after vowing not to interrupt public speeches again

Eleven people were taken into custody for interrupting the president earlier this month. They were later released after promising not to disrupt public speeches again.

Intense days ahead as Iran nuclear deadline draws closer: Zarif

Zarif further reiterated that the talks on Tehran's nuclear program may continue "a few days" after the deadline.

Twenty reasons why Iran does not trust the US

A former Iranian nuclear negotiator says that the United States is the number-one threat to Iran’s national security, setting out 20 reasons why Tehran cannot trust Washington.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

When diplomacy serves the cause of development (PART TWO)

Foreign Minister Zarif has said that Iran has pursued the logical and reasonable way of mutual understanding in nuclear talks and that a settlement seems to be within reach.

Parliamentary act won’t have an impact on talks: Tehran MP

Ali Motahari says that some provisions of the general outlines bill need modifications.

Good nuclear deal more important than meeting deadline: Zarif

Reaching a good and appropriate agreement is more important than signing it a few days sooner or later, Zarif told reporters in Luxemburg on Monday.

Parliamentary motion does not tie government’s tactical hands

An Iranian MP says the parliamentary motion on nuclear talks does not tie the hands of government and the country’s nuclear negotiating team in adopting tactics.

Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks at sensitive stage: Rouhani

The president said that nuclear talks have always been based on the guidelines of the Leader and the criteria set by the Supreme National Security Council and the Constitution.

Maritime terrorism fearful of Iran’s power: Navy chief

Sayyari said on Sunday that the Iranian naval forces are strongly present in the Middle East region and in high seas.

Iran parliament approves general outlines of nuclear bill

Under a parliamentary motion on the nuclear case, the IAEA can only run conventional checks of [Iran’s] nuclear sites within the framework of the Safeguards Agreement.

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