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Iran’s top negotiator: I’m optimistic about future of talks

Iran’s top negotiator and Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri has told Al-Jazeera news channel Tehran insists that all sanctions placed on the country in violation of the nuclear deal, JCPOA, and as part of the US’s “maximum pressure campaign” must be removed immediately.

Iran Covid: Number of daily deaths decreases to 58

Iran has seen a big decrease in the number of Covid deaths and infections in the past 24 hours.

IRGC: 50 persons accused of involvement in general Soleimani assassination

The deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps for legal affairs says fifty persons are accused of involvement in the 2020 assassination of Iranian anti-terrorism icon general Qasem Soleimani.

Amir Abdollahian to West: End slogans that violate Iran’s rights

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said the West must end its previous slogans regarding Tehran’s nuclear program that violated the rights and interests of the Iranian people.

Iran Covid daily deaths keep falling

Iran’s single-day death toll from Covid 19 keeps falling amid a continuing vaccination campaign across the country.

Chief Iranian negotiator: Ball’s in US’s court

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator says Tehran will not give in to any pressure over its uranium enrichment program. Speaking to reporters in Vienna on Thursday, Ali Bagheri Kani said the ball is in the court of the US now regarding the removal of the anti-Iran sanctions.

No new Covid-19 fatalities in 10 Iranian provinces

Iran's Health Ministry says 10 provinces across the country have reported no new fatalities from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours.

Deal close at hand in Vienna talks if West shows goodwill: Iran FM

Iran’s foreign minister has expressed hope the negotiating teams in the Austrian capital, Vienna, will arrive at an agreement over lifting of Iran’s sanctions if the Western parties to the talks act in good faith.

Iran dismisses Israel “intel” on JCPOA as “trumpeting lies”

Tehran has slammed Israel for “trumpeting lies” amid the talks between Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal in Vienna, focused on removal of US sanctions against Iran.

No Covid deaths in 8 Iranian provinces

Iran’s health Ministry announce on Wednesday 82 people died of Covid in the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of fatalities since the pandemic started to 129,912.

Report: European troika calls for swift end to Vienna talks

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency has cited a source close to the Vienna talks as saying that the European parties to the negotiations have called for a swift end to this round of discussions that are ongoing in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

Raisi: Politics without spirituality to blame for ills of humanity

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has underlined the need to politics go hand in hand with spirituality, saying today’s problems in the world stem from the separation of the two from each other.

Iran FM to UN chief: Tehran attends talks with good faith

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with the United Nations secretary general, reiterated that Tehran has attended the Vienna talks with good faith and is after a good agreement.

President Raisi: Iran ready to continue full cooperation with IAEA

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has told his French Counterpart Emmanuel Macron that the Islamic Republic is ready to continue cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Nine Iranian provinces report no Covid-19 fatalities

Iran's Health Ministry says nine provinces across the country have reported no new fatalities from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours.

Iran: Some European parties not serious in Vienna talks

Iran has slammed the joint memo by the British foreign secretary and the Israeli foreign minister in British daily, Daily Mail, saying some European countries are not serious in Monday’s Vienna talks between Iran and the P4+1 group of countries.

Iran president, Azeri counterpart discuss key issues

Iran’s president says the country will not allow foreign entities to interfere and create insecurity in the region.

Iran’s negotiating team in Vienna comprised of seasoned experts

The Iranian negotiating team led by Ali Bagheri Kani is in Vienna where talks are scheduled to be held on November 29, 2021 with the remaining signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran’s Covid deaths hit new low

The downward trend in Covid deaths, infections and hospitalizations in Iran has been holding for the past few days.

Raisi: US sanctions not to hinder Iran cooperation with others

The Iranian president says Washington’s sanctions against the Islamic Republic will have no bearing on its cooperation with other countries.

Investigating body calls for prosecution of Soleimani assassins

A joint investigating committee formed by the Iranian and Iraqi judiciaries has issued a joint communiqué about the assassination of Iran’s anti-terror icon General Qassem Soleimani and his entourage including Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.

Iran Covid: 87 deaths; downward trend holding

The daily Covid death toll in Iran has remained two-digit for several days with the Health Ministry saying there were no fatalities or a single death in some provinces.

Iran Covid deaths lowest in 8 months; No pandemic red zone

The downward trend in Covid deaths in Iran continues with the daily death toll from the disease hitting its lowest level in over 8 months.

Kamalvandi: Iran and IAEA almost finished the job, good progress made

The spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has said Tehran and the International Atomic Energy Agency made good progress during IAEA chief Rafael Grossi’s recent visit to Tehran.

Covid downward trend holds in Iran

The daily Covid death toll in Iran has remained two-digit for the second day in a row.

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