Backgrounder: Talks on Iran's nuclear issue
UN inspectors to visit Arak heavy-water plant in Iran: IAEA
VIENNA, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will accept an offer from Iran to visit Iran's Arak heavy-water production plant early next month, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano told a press conference here on Thursday.
Amano announced Iran's invitation to visit the heavy-water plant in the central city of Arak on Dec. 8 in his statement addressing the IAEA Board of Governors. Full story
Iran to continue low-grade uranium enrichment
TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Iran's low-grade uranium enrichment activities will continue, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday just days after a historic deal was reached between the Islamic republic and world powers on the country's nuclear program.
Enrichment activities at Natanz and Fordow facilities would continue at a range of 3.5 to 5 percent purity level and their capacities would not be expanded, Zarif was quoted as saying by Press TV. Full story
Iran president says nuclear deal to "open new horizons"
TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- The nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will "open new horizons," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in his twitter page Sunday morning.
"Iranian people's vote for moderation, constructive engagement, (and) tireless efforts by negotiating teams are to open new horizons," Rouhani tweeted. Full story
New round of Iran nuclear talks conclude with an agreement
GENEVA, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- After intensive negotiations, the P5+1 group and Iran have reached a first-step agreement on Iran's nuclear program, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton announced early Sunday morning. Full Story
Iran, powers to discuss Geneva deal next week: report
TEHRAN, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Iran and six major world powers will meet next week to discuss the details of a nuclear deal they recently sealed in Geneva, Press TV reported on Sunday.
"Foreign Ministry directors general from Iran and the P5+1 will hold a meeting next week to review the details of implementing the agreement between Iran and the P5+1," Iran's nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi was quoted as saying. Full story