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25 former FMs support JCPOA
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25 former FMs support JCPOA

On 18 October 2017, the New York Times writes that in the latest indication of support, a group of 25 former foreign ministers said Wednesday in a letter to congressional leaders that the agreement was in the best interests of the United States.  

EU defends Iran deal despite Trump
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EU defends Iran deal despite Trump

On 16 October 2017 Reuters reports from Luxembourg that the European Union on Monday reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by President Donald Trump, and it urged U.S. lawmakers not to reimpose sanctions on Tehran.  

Zarif: Will write letter dismissing Trump speech on Iran
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Zarif: Will write letter dismissing Trump speech on Iran

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has said the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), emphasizes that the only authority to determine Iran's compliance with its obligations under the deal is The UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and the United States is not in a position to endorse Iran's commitment.  

 French President considers trip to Iran
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French President considers trip to Iran

On 13 October 2017, the Telegraph writes that the French President Emmanuel Macron is considering visiting Iran after speaking by phone with his Iranian counterpart as US President Donald Trump said he was "decertifying" the nuclear deal with Tehran, the Elysee presidential office said on  Friday.  

The world stands up to Trump
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The world stands up to Trump

The JCPOA remains in place. The US President, Donald Trump, has finally announced his strategy on Iran and the future of the nuclear deal officially known as the JCPOA, which has met with the negative reaction of world leaders. As predicted in recent days, he has referred the Iran nuclear agreement to Congress, which has 60 days to review what Trump calls the weaknesses of the agreement.  

Trump strikes blow at Iran nuclear deal
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Trump strikes blow at Iran nuclear deal

On 13 October 2017, Reuters in Washington writes that the U.S. President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement on Friday in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal and warning he might ultimately terminate it.  

What Trump needs to know about Iran
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What Trump needs to know about Iran

On 9 October 2017, Seyed Hossein Mousavian writes in Reuters that with the fate of the Iran nuclear deal at stake, Donald Trump has until October 15 to tell Congress if he believes Tehran is complying with the seven-nation agreement. Many expect that the U.S. president will decertify Iranian compliance with the deal -- returning U.S.-Iran relations to a state of overt hostility.  

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Cooking Tour for Persian dishes

2017/08/16

Two young girls by the names of Shirin Tahanan and Matin Lashkari are the initiators of a delicious cooking tour in Tehran. Shirin cooks and Matin organizes the tour.  

New find in Persepolis

2017/08/20

The newly discovered gates in Persepolis will soon be turned into a museum site once all the protective and safety measures have been completed.

Iran, US should opt long term relations

2017/10/22

In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.

Americans still travel to Iran

2017/08/19

The tour operators’ association chief in Iran denied claims by the US State Department that Iran has stopped issuing visas for American citizens.

The high price US will pay

2017/09/19

On Monday 18 September, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour conducted an exclusive interview with President Rouhani who is attending the UN General Assembly in New York.

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‘Todos lo saben’ in Spain

2017/08/15

The two-time Oscar winning director Asghar Farhadi’s latest film to be screened in 2018 has been named ‘Todos lo saben’, starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. He will start shooting in Spain in September.    

Nader Mashayekhi conducts for MS

2017/09/17

Nader Mashayekhi is a veteran conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra. He conducted the Inter-Orchestra in Tehran last night for the benefit of MS sufferers, also creating memorable moments by playing several improvised pieces with the orchestra.  

Iranian researcher proves Einstein black hole theory

2017/08/14

A team of German, Czech, and Iranian astronomers and scholars succeeded in calculating the gravity of one of the largest black holes in the Milky Way.  

Main clients of Iranian handicrafts

2017/09/03

The Deputy for Handicrafts and Traditional Arts at the Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization named the countries of Iraq, Afghanistan, and the neighboring countries to the north of Iran as the regular customers of hand art in Iran.

Brazil eager to join Iran oil projects

2017/09/06

Brazil's Minister of mines and Energy Fernando Coelho Filho says Brazilian companies are technically ready to develop projects in Iran's oil and gaz sector .