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Iran Rejects Reports about Prisoner Swap Deal with US

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister’s spokesperson, Saeed Khatibzadeh, on Monday dismissed media reports of a suspected prisoner swap deal between Tehran and Washington. “Reports on prisoner exchanges with the United States do not correspond to reality … The issue of prisoners has been and remains a humanitarian problem and they …

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Tehran, Muscat Discuss Expansion of Regional Cooperation

Tehran, Muscat Discuss Expansion of Regional Cooperation

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister, Muhammad Javad Zarif, spoke with General Sultan bin Mohammed al Nu’amani, Minister of the Royal Office of the Sultanate of Oman. At Thursday’s meeting, Iran’s foreign minister touched on some areas where the two countries need to work harder from the views of senior officials …

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Iran, Pakistan to Sign MoU to Boost Border Trade

Iran, Pakistan to sign MoU to boost border trade.

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani foreign ministry has announced that Tehran and Islamabad will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on expanding trade and opening new cross-border shopping centers. The announcement comes at a time when Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, is visiting Tehran. He is due to meet with the …

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Iran-Turkey Cooperation Effective in Resolving Regional Problems

Iran-Turkey Cooperation Effective in Resolving Regional Problems

TEHRAN – Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, during a telephone conversation with Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, stressed that cooperation between Tehran and Ankara can lead to the resolution of various problems and crises in the region. “Cooperation between Iran and Turkey, as two important and influential countries in the region, …

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Maintaining JCPOA, Goal of Iran Compensatory Steps: Zarif

Maintaining JCPOA, Goal of Iran Compensatory Steps: Zarif

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has declared restoring balance and safeguarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as the goal of compensatory measures taken by Iran. Speaking in a telephone conversation with his Finnish Foreign Minister, Pekka Haavisto, on Thursday, Zarif referred to the violation of …

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US Won’t Lift Iran Sanctions: Biden

Biden Halts Drone Strikes Outside of War Zones Where US Troops Deployed

WASHINGTON – The US President, Joe Biden, has said he will not lift economic sanctions against Iran unless Tehran first reduces its uranium enrichment to the level agreed in the 2015 international treaty to limit the development of its nuclear weapons. Biden has said he wants the United States to …

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