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Iranian MP: Removal of sanctions first step in resuming talks

The spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has said the bottom line for the resumption of the talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal is the lifting of anti-Tehran sanctions and the US and EU’s return to full compliance with the deal.

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman: Biden failed to take different path

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the Thursday talks between Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri and EU official Enrique Mora in Tehran were good and constructive.

Report: Iran’s Ex-President Advised to Leave UAE

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reportedly cut short a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and left for Tehran.

Iran deputy FM to hold talks with Mora in Brussels not P4+1 group

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has said that Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Baqeri Kani will travel to Brussels in the coming days to continue talks with European Union Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora.

Iran’s president names special envoy for Afghanistan

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi has named Hossein Kazemi Qomi as his special envoy for Afghanistan. Raeisi appointed Kazemi Qomi to the post at the Cabinet session on Sunday.

Iran’s president names advisor for ethnic minorities’ affairs

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi has appointed Mamosta Abdol Salam Karimi as his advisor for ethnic and religious minorities’ affairs.

General Bagheri: Iran-Russia to increase military cooperation

Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chairman of Iran’s Chiefs of Staff, has said the Islamic Republic will increase military cooperation with Russia in line with the 13th government’s “Looking to the East” policy.

Head of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff visits Russia

Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri has arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport heading a military delegation.

Iran MPS Urge Govt. Planning to Best Benefit from SCO Membership

A group of 160 Iranian lawmakers, in a letter, have called for government planning and active economic diplomacy to make the most out of the Islamic Republic’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

UK to ramp up security for MPs following murder of lawmaker

British lawmakers will be offered beefed-up security in their constituencies in the wake of the fatal stabbing to death of MP Sir David Amess. The measures could include a regular police presence at weekly surgeries.