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    Iran senior MP: Have complete confidence in nuclear negotiating team

Iran senior MP: Have complete confidence in nuclear negotiating team

Deputy Speaker of the Iran’s Parliament says “there is complete confidence in the negotiating team.”

Mohammad-Reza Bahonar reiterated that the members of the negotiating team will never “cross the red lines,” as they are knowledgeable of the policies of the Islamic Republic.

The ranking MP also talked about the benefits of reaching a suitable agreement [...]

|November 23rd, 2014
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    Iran’s Atomic chief says country’s second nuclear reactor to go online in eight years.

Iran’s Atomic chief says country’s second nuclear reactor to go online in eight years.

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the country’s second nuclear reactor will be completed in 108 months.

Ali Akbar Salehi says “it will take about a year to prepare the site for the construction of the nuclear reactors. After that, it will take 6 to 7 years to complete the [...]

|November 23rd, 2014

Russia to build two new nuclear reactors in Iran

On Tuesday November 11th, Russian news agencies reported that Tehran and Moscow have signed a contract for two new nuclear reactors to be installed at Iran’s Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). The plant currently houses one 1,000-megawatt electric pressurized water reactor.

Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) chief Ali Akbar Salehi is in Moscow for [...]

|November 22nd, 2014
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    Senior MP: Iran’s demands with NPT, West wants to monopolize nuclear tech

Senior MP: Iran’s demands with NPT, West wants to monopolize nuclear tech

The Chairman for the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security of the Iranian Parliament says the country’s nuclear activities are within the guidelines of the IAEA and the NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty). Alaeddin Boroujerdi emphasized that “our demands are not in conflict with the Agency’s principles and the NPT, and we insist on preserving [...]

|November 22nd, 2014
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    Iran’s Atomic chief heads to Moscow to finalize contracts on construction of new nuclear power plants

Iran’s Atomic chief heads to Moscow to finalize contracts on construction of new nuclear power plants

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, says that he will “travel to Russia in the near future to finalize the new contracts.”

The AEOI Spokesman, Behrouz Kamalvandi, also reported on Salehi’s travel plans to Russia to sign “contracts to build two new nuclear power plants with Moscow’s cooperation.”

Kamalvandi added: [...]

|November 22nd, 2014
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    Prominent EU diplomats call on P5+1 to seize opportunity to finalize nuclear deal with Iran

Prominent EU diplomats call on P5+1 to seize opportunity to finalize nuclear deal with Iran

In a letter published in The Guardian newspaper, seven prominent European diplomats call on the P5+1 group of nations (United States, Russia, China, UK, France and Germany) to seize this opportunity to reach a final, comprehensive agreement with Iran and put an end to a decade-long dispute over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.

The letter states [...]

|November 22nd, 2014