Mar 25 2015 - 10:41
The five permanent UN Security Council members and Germany are discussing with Iran specific parameters of reviewing the sanctions against Tehran, Russia's permanent representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, said at a meeting of the Security Council on the Iranian issue."Reaching a settlement and the implementation of expected agreements will be paired with a deep revision of the current sanctions regime," TASS cited the diplomat.
Mar 24 2015 - 15:09
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel does not conduct espionage against the US, Iran and other countries."These allegations are utterly false. Israel does not conduct espionage against the United States or Israel's other allies. The false allegations are clearly intended to undermine the strong ties between the United States and Israel and the security and intelligence relationship we share," CNN channel cited him as saying.
Mar 23 2015 - 16:27
The actions of all sides of a future agreement on Iran's nuclear program should be fully monitored, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Abbas Araghchi said in an interview with the Tasneem agency."Naturally, Iran's nuclear program should be verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency. As well as the commitments that the other side makes to lift the sanctions should be proved practically," he said.
Mar 21 2015 - 15:24
Recent progress in the negotiations with the group of six international powers may be the basis for a final deal on Iran's nuclear program, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said today. "During the negotiations, there was a commonality of views in some areas where our views diverged earlier, it can serve as a basis for a final agreement," Rouhani is quoted by RIA Novosti with reference to Reuters.
Mar 20 2015 - 18:15
Iran will exchange oil for humanitarian goods (food, medicine, medical equipment) from India. 45% of the barter worth up to $100 million a month will be conducted in rupees using the UCO Bank account (55% in euros for sums greater than $100 million), RIA Novosti reports. India has been paying for Iranian oil in euros, the rest in rupees, since July 2011. Iran has opened an account with the UCO Bank. 55% of the deal is paid in euros, the rest in rupees.
Mar 20 2015 - 16:34
The Iranian embassy in Moscow hosted a meeting of Russian journalists with Kamal Kharrazi, who was the head of the Iranian Foreign Ministry in 1997-2005.