Iran and the six world nations – known as the P5+1 – are determined to start drafting a comprehensive deal in Vienna talks, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi was quoted as saying on Sunday by Hossein Naqavi Hosseini, rapporteur of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission.
A high-profile German delegation has arrived in Iran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials aimed at bridging the gap between Tehran and Berlin in the negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed reports about the deployment of Iranian forces in Iraq, but expressed Tehran’s preparedness to provide any help upon Baghdad’s request to fight the Takfiri militants.
Thirty agents linked to the terrorist group al-Qaeda have been apprehended across Iran over the past month, says the country’s deputy intelligence minister.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki discussed the latest developments in Iraq as well as ways to uproot terrorism.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Nobuo Kishi in a meeting in Tehran discussed different avenues for the further expansion of relations and cooperation between the two Asian states.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister and senior negotiator Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined that talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Ryabkov in the Italian capital were specially important on the threshold of the multilateral negotiations between Tehran and the world powers in Vienna later this month.
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Hossein Salami underlined IRGC's full readiness to foil enemies' plots, and said the enemies of Iran are in their weakest position.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari in a phone talk discussed the latest developments in the region, specially the recent terrorist operations in Iraq.
Commander of Iran's basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi condemned the crimes committed by Takfiri and Salafi groups in different regional states, specially in Syria and Iraq, and said these groups which are supported by the US have scratched the beautiful face of Islam.