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Tehran paper close to Khamenei says Iran ‘in no hurry’ to resume talks

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP) September 11, 2021 Iran has not abandoned nuclear talks and has no intention to do so, but it is also “not in a hurry to return” to the Vienna negotiations, Kayhan daily close to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s office said on Saturday. Six rounds of talks [...]

By |September 11th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran invites IAEA chief for talks before showdown with West

Director General of IAEA, Rafael Mariano Grossi, before the start of the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting in Vienna, June 7, 2021. (AP) September 11, 2021 UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi will fly to Tehran this weekend for talks that may ease a standoff between Iran and the West just as it [...]

By |September 11th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

West to decide on Iran censure after damning UN nuclear watchdog report

The atomic enrichment facilities at Natanz nuclear research center, some 300 kilometres south of capital Tehran, Nov 4, 2019. (AFP) September 11, 2021 European powers and the US will decide on Friday whether to censure Iran in response to a damning report by the UN nuclear inspectorate the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) [...]

By |September 11th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Hope fades as Iran pushes nuclear program and talks stall

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi in Vienna, Austria, on May 24, 2021. (Getty) By Stephanie Liechtenstein September 10, 2021 Things are quiet in Vienna — and that’s becoming a problem. As nuclear negotiators from Iran, the U.S. and other world powers continue to put off returning to the bargaining table in the Austrian [...]

By |September 10th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

IAEA accuses Iran of stonewalling its investigations

IAEA inspectors at Iran's nuclear power plant in Natanz on Jan 20, 2014. (AFP) September 9, 2021 Rafael Mariano Grossi, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), recently submitted his latest confidential report on Iran’s nuclear program to the agency’s board of governors. The board’s 35 members are now examining it ahead [...]

By |September 9th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

The visit of IAEA chief ‘in suspension mode’, Iran website says

Then Iran' FM Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) meets with IAEA chief, Rafael Grossi (R), in Tehran, Feb 21, 2021. (AFP) September 9, 2021 The Young Journalists’ Club (YJC), a website close to Iran’s national security leadership has said that the request by the head of the International Atomic Agency (IAEA) to visit Iran [...]

By |September 9th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran president says ‘transparent’ about nuclear activities

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi speaks before parliament to defend his cabinet selection in the capital Tehran on August 21, 2021. (AFP) September 9, 2021 Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi said Wednesday that his country was “transparent” about its nuclear activities, the day after the UN atomic watchdog criticized it for lack of cooperation. “Iran’s [...]

By |September 9th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

U.S. special envoy to visit Moscow, Paris for talks on Iran’s nuclear program

Robert Malley, US Special Envoy for Iran, (L) on the way to talks in Vienna (EPA) September 8, 2021 The US wishes to consult some of its partners on the path forward on Iran during talks this week in Paris and Moscow given it does not know when indirect talks with Iran may [...]

By |September 8th, 2021|Europe, North America, Russia, USA|

Iran says two navy ships returned from unprecedented global voyage

The Iranian navy vessel Makran is seen sailing through the Baltic Sea off the island of Bornholm, a Danish island in the Baltic Sea off the south coast of Sweden, July 22, 2021. (AP) September 8, 2021 The commander of Iran’s navy says that two ships it sent around Africa to Russia have [...]

By |September 8th, 2021|Africa, Europe, Middle East, Russia|

IAEA pressures Iran over foot dragging as nuclear talks hang in balance

The logo of the IAEA is seen at their headquarters during a board of governors meeting in Vienna, June 7, 2021. (REUTERS) September 7, 2021 The U.N. atomic watchdog on Tuesday criticised Iran for stonewalling an investigation into past activities and jeopardising important monitoring work in Iran, possibly complicating efforts to resume talks [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|