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Iranian FM: Iran, US keeping exchanging messages to revive JCPOA 

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said Iran and the US keep exchanging messages on how to resume the talks over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA.

AEOI’s director: UN atomic body will not accept Iran’s responses about contaminated sites

The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says Tehran has given substantiated responses to the UN nuclear oversight body regarding contaminated sites in the Islamic Republic.

Nuclear chief slams IAEA for fabricating anti-Iran claims “under Israeli, West pressure”

Iran’s nuclear chief blasts the UN nuclear watchdog for fabricating untrue claims about Tehran’s nuclear activities at “undeclared sites under the influence and pressure of the Israeli regime and its Western allies.”

E3, US express concerns over Iran’s 60% uranium enrichment

The United States and its European allies voiced concern over Iran announcing it has begun enriching uranium to 60 percent at the Fordow nuclear facility. Tehran’s move was a response to the adoption of an anti-Iran resolution by the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors.

For 1st time, Iran starts 60% nuclear enrichment at Fordow site after IAEA resolution

Iran says it has started enriching uranium to a purity level of 60 percent at the Fordow nuclear plant in the north-central part of the country, in what appears to be a tit-for-tat measure against a resolution adopted by the UN nuclear watchdog against Tehran’s nuclear program.

Iran spokesman says Tehran has not quit nuclear negotiations

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has stated that Tehran has not quit the negotiating table with the world powers over the 2015 nuclear deal, saying that arriving at an agreement requires the US pragmatic attitude.

Iran says to continue nuclear work despite IAEA board resolution

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman says Tehran will continue its peaceful nuclear program despite a recent anti-Tehran resolution of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s Board of Governors that "was passed with political purposes."

Iran says its response to IAEA board resolution “decisive”

Iran has warned of a "decisive and effective" response, if an anti-Tehran resolution is ratified by the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Foreign ministry spokesman confirms IAEA Delegation to Visit Iran

A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is going to visit Tehran for talks, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanani has confirmed.

Reuters: Iran agrees to IAEA team visit

Tehran has agreed to a visit by the UN nuclear watchdog this month to start giving answers the nuclear agency and its 35-nation board on the origin of uranium particles found at three sites, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report on Thursday seen by Reuters said.

IAEA chief: Talks with Iran to continue in coming weeks

The head of the International Atomic Energy Organization (IAEA) says talks with Iran will continue in the coming weeks, amid differences between the two sides over what the UN nuclear watchdog claims to be “undeclared” nuclear activity in the country.

Grossi says Iran and IAEA talks yield no results

Representatives of Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held talks in Vienna on Tehran's nuclear program, Rafael Grossi, the agency’s Director General, stated, noting that the meeting ended without result.

Reformist daily: Nuclear deal impasse stems from ‘myth of Europe’s cold winter’

An Iranian daily close to the Reformists criticizes the Principlist figures and media for pressuring the administration to delay a deal on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal until the cold season so that Tehran can use the energy crisis in Europe as leverage in the negotiations.

EU foreign policy chief voices optimism over Iran nuclear talks

The European Union Foreign Policy Chief, Josep Borrell, says he is optimistic about the outcome of the Vienna talks aimed at the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, and the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions.

Iran’s atomic energy agency aims for 20-percent share of national power generation: Official

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the organization intends to generate enough power to meet 20 percent of national demand, equaling 14,000 megawatts.

Ground broken for research reactor in Iran

Ground is broken for a 10-megawatt research reactor in central Iran.

Atomic chief: Iran indigenizing reactors, set to turn into nuclear hub

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the Islamic Republic has kick-started the process of indigenizing designing and the construction of nuclear reactors with an eye on the high capacity of the country in the field.

Iran FM says Tehran serious in reaching good, lasting nuclear deal

Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian reaffirmed Tehran’s seriousness about reaching a good, strong and lasting agreement with the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Iran Atomic Energy Organization confirms hacking of its email server

The information office of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has confirmed reports of the hacking of its email server that are making the rounds on social media, saying the move is aimed at attacking the public’s attention and are part of a propaganda campaign.

Expert says Iran nuclear deal ‘dead’

An Iranian expert on international issues says the 2015 Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is “dead,” but none of the signatories to the agreement are willing to announce that.

US says prefers diplomacy on Iran nuclear deal but no JCPOA revival for now

The United States believes diplomacy is the best way to address Iran's nuclear program but sees no imminent revival of the 2015 nuclear deal for now because of Tehran's injection of extraneous issues, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has stated. Tehran says JCPOA revitalization is contingent upon a US decision.

Iran’s ex-diplomat: No hope for JCPOA revival under current circumstances

Iran’s former envoy to the UK says the recent sanctions imposed by Europe on the Islamic Republic over human rights issues have faded hopes for salvaging the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement with the world’s major powers.

Russian diplomat says claims of Tehran’s drone supplies to Moscow hamper JCPOA talks

Western claims of Iran’s alleged drone supplies to Russia will complicate the negotiations to restore the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky told reporters.

Iranian paper blames Raisi administration for halt in nuclear talks

An Iranian newspaper has blamed the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi for the cessation of negotiations in Vienna over the revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Pace of progress in nuclear industry increasing in Iran: Nuclear chief

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami says the development of Iran’s nuclear industry is picking up increasing momentum.

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