Tillerson: Staying in the Iran deal in best interest of the US

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Iran sentences 5 to death in postelection turmoil

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Obama is unable to make real changes in the US strategic polic - Ahmadinejad

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Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the US President Barack Obama is unable to make real changes in the US strategic policy.

Turkey knows what it's doing on Iran - former US official

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Cooperation with Iran is in the West's interests, says Ahmadinejad

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Moscow says diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme isn't over

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It is too soon to say that diplomatic efforts to resolve the tension over Iran's nuclear programme have failed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.

Iran to import H1N1 vaccine from France - health minister

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IAEA report in conformity with Iran's information on 2nd enrichment site - Iran's ambassador

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Great Britain prepares to apply sanctions against Iran

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Gordon Brown recalled that on October 1 the international community proposed to Iran to cooperate and negotiate on development of peaceful nuclear energy in exchange for Tehran’s renouncement of nuclear weapon.

China backs US over Iranian nuclear issue

17.11.2009 15:30 GMT

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China agrees with the US that Iran must prove its nuclear programme is of a peaceful nature and not aimed at producing an atomic bomb, US President Barack Obama said in Beijing on Tuesday.

Iran to invest $400mn in Armenian railways

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Russia announces further delay to Iran's nuclear power station

16.11.2009 21:05 GMT

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