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China supports Iran’s positions during Vienna talks

China has supported Iran’s positions during the Vienna talks aimed at removing sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

IAEA’s cameras to be installed at Iran sites after precise examinations

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says monitoring cameras of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be installed at Iran’s nuclear facilities after precise technical, security and judicial examinations.

US security chief to visit Israel to discuss Iran

White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan is expected to travel to Israel next week for discussions on Iran as negotiations continue in Vienna on a US possible return to the 2015 nuclear deal, three senior Israeli officials told Axios.

Russia says Iran proposals at Vienna talks to be ‘properly considered’

The Iranian proposals at new round of nuclear negotiations will be properly considered and either incorporated or rejected or modified, Russia’s Permanent Envoy to International Organizations in Vienna said. Iran has put forth two draft proposals to European powers concerning the removal of sanctions and Tehran’s nuclear commitments.

Delegations in Vienna hold intensive meetings

Diplomatic delegations to the Vienna talks held intensive bilateral and multilateral meetings at different levels on Monday in a bid to reach a deal to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and remove oppressive anti-Iran sanctions.

Civilians killed and kidnapped in US Syria operation

US servicemen kidnapped several civilians in Syria in the course of a "large operation" carried out early on Monday in the province of Deir ez-Zor, the local news agency, SANA, has reported, citing local sources

Shamkhani: Strategic partnership with neighbors Iran top priority

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said even with the assassination of Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani, the United States did not achieve its goal of dismantling the regional resistance.

Iran negotiator optimistic about reaching a deal in foreseeable future

Iran's chief nuclear negotiator says as a result of interactions and meetings held over the past few days at the expert level and by senior negotiating officials in Vienna, the differences between Iran and the P4+1 group over negotiable issues are decreasing.

Iran-P4+1 talks continue in Vienna

The third expert meeting, called the Executive Measures Working Group, was held Sunday in Vienna following the talks between Iran and the P4+1 group of countries aimed at lifting the oppressive US sanctions against Tehran

Iraqi PM says foreign combat forces to leave soon

Foreign combat forces will leave Iraq in a few days, Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said. He added the withdrawal of US-led coalition combat troops confirms the ability of the Iraqi forces to maintain security and stability in the country.

Negotiators at Vienna talks seeking to bridge differences

Negotiating teams from Iran and the 4+1 group are striving to narrow differences during talks in the Austrian capital, Vienna, mainly aimed at getting US sanctions against Iran lifted.

Top Iranian negotiator: Nuclear deal a redline

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and top nuclear negotiator has said sticking points of the past 6 rounds of talks with the P4+1 group of countries have not been resolved yet.

“Good news on the way about neutralization of sanctions”

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says some good news is on the way regarding neutralizing anti-Iran sanctions.

Top US, UK diplomats discuss Iran and Russia

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken ahead of the G7 Foreign And Development Ministers’ Meeting in Liverpool. The top diplomats held talks over several issues, including the Iran nuclear deal and Russia-Ukraine tensions.

Iran condemns US inhumane, coercive measures against Iranians

An Iranian envoy to the United Nations has denounced as inhumane and illegal what have been branded as the unilateral coercive measures by the United States against the Iranian people.

Iran’s “responsible” behavior keeping JCPOA alive: Bagheri

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator in the Vienna talks says Tehran’s “responsible” behavior has kept the 2015 Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) alive.

Iranian parliament speaker: Palestine Muslim World top priority

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has said the most important priority of the Muslim world is the issue of Palestine.

Russia: All Negotiating teams interested in preserving JCPOA

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister has said all parties to the Vienna talks are interested in preserving the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

Iran denounces ‘politicization of sport’ by US and UK

Iran has denounced US-led efforts to boycott the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, expressing solidarity with China that is targeted by the American smear campaign. The UK, Canada and Australia have become the latest nations to announce a diplomatic boycott of the event.

US diplomat: Saudis need our weapons in Yemen war

A senior US official has defended Washington’s arms sales to Riyadh, saying Saudi Arabia needs US weapons in the Yemen war. Tens of thousands have been killed in the Saudi-led war on Yemen with millions more displanced

Report: Iran has started positive interaction with IAEA

Nour News, a media outlet affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, has said Iran has started positive cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA.

US general says American troops to remain in Iraq

The top US commander for the Middle East said Thursday that the United States will keep the current 2,500 troops in Iraq for the foreseeable future. An Iraqi security official had earlier announced the end of the US-led military presence in Iraq.

Russia diplomat says US-Israeli drills destabilizing factor

The possibility of joint military drills involving the United States and Israel is a destabilizing factor, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told reporters on Thursday.

Biden’s Iran envoy: Restoring nuclear deal still possible

The US special envoy for Iran believes restoring the nuclear pact, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is still possible.

US: Mutual return to compliance with Iran nuclear deal possible

The United States continues to believe a mutual return to compliance with the Iran nuclear deal is possible, State Department spokesman Ned Price says.

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