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Turkey's PM backs civil use of nuclear power in Iran, calls for increased trade

28.10.2009 13:43 GMT

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is visiting Tehran, has reiterated support for Iran's arguments on its nuclear activities, Turkey's TRT TV reports.

Iranian Presidential Advisor praises Azerbaijani Government attention towards Islam

28.10.2009 13:03 GMT

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Advisor to the Iranian President, Mehdi Mostafavi, has hailed the Azerbaijani government`s attention towards Islam in the country.

Iran closes three schools because of swine flu

27.10.2009 21:07 GMT

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At least three schools in Tehran Province have been closed to limit the spread of swine flu.

Iranian president, Turkish PM meet in Tehran

27.10.2009 18:57 GMT

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stressed the importance of regional unity at his meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan today.

Turkey criticises West over Iranian nuclear programme

27.10.2009 18:01 GMT

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the West of treating Iran and its nuclear programme unfairly.

Pakistan frees 11 Iran Security Officers

27.10.2009 16:14 GMT

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Group was initially accused of illegally crossing border amid rising tensions between two neighbor countries.

Khamenei: Hajj is an opportunity to strengthen Islamic unity

27.10.2009 15:28 GMT

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said here on Monday that one of the most critical needs of the Muslim world is the consolidation of Islamic unity.

Turkish PM arrives in Tehran

27.10.2009 15:23 GMT

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Tehran for a two-day visit.

Georgia supports Iran's participation in Nabucco pipeline project

26.10.2009 21:45 GMT

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Georgia's ambassador to Iran, Giorgi Janjgava, has said that the Islamic Republic has a right to nuclear technology and that Georgia backs Iran's involvement in the Nabucco gas pipeline project.

Iranian presidential adviser praises relations with Azerbaijan

26.10.2009 20:13 GMT

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"There is no barrier that could create problems between the two countries," Mehdi Mustafavi, Iranian presidential adviser and chairman of the Organization of Culture and Islamic Relations, has said.

Iran may agree to ship "part" of its uranium abroad

26.10.2009 20:11 GMT

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Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has told a press conference Iran may agree to ship just part of its stockpile of low enriched uranium abroad for further enrichment.

Nuclear inspectors visit new Iran nuclear site

26.10.2009 19:47 GMT

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Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have visited Iran's newly constructed Fordo nuclear facility, some 160 kilometers south-west of Tehran.

Iranian Presidential adviser arrives in Azerbaijan

26.10.2009 18:06 GMT

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Adviser to the Iranian President Mehdi Mostafavi has arrived in Azerbaijan for a four-day visit.

12 million Iranians are smokers

26.10.2009 15:59 GMT

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The managing director of the Iranian Tobacco Company says that 12 million Iranians smoke cigarettes.

Iranian foreign minister optimistic on Caspian status agreement

26.10.2009 15:34 GMT

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"A common agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea has been reached," Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has said.

Iran, Pakistan to sign comprehensive security deal

26.10.2009 14:21 GMT

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Iran and Pakistan will sign a comprehensive security agreement in the near future, Iranian Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar has said in Islamabad.

Obama called Russia and France to endorse nuclear deal

26.10.2009 14:14 GMT

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President Obama called Russia's Dmitry Medvedev and France's Nicolas Sarkozy, when all three men "affirmed their full support" for UN's draft deal for delivering nuclear fuel to Tehran research reactor.

Turkey keen to boost relations with Iran, as PM visits this week

26.10.2009 14:12 GMT

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is making official visits to Pakistan and Iran this week, the prime minister's press centre has reported.

Iran's Opposition Leader Karroubi Attacked

24.10.2009 15:53 GMT

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Clashes as Iran opposition leader visits exhibition.

Turkey confirms Iran gas deal

24.10.2009 13:51 GMT

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Turkey plans to carry out its $3.5 billion natural gas development plans in Iran, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Wednesday.

Iran to respond to UN nuclear deal next week

23.10.2009 20:38 GMT

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Iran on Friday delayed its response to proposals by the UN nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, to help reduce Iran's stockpile of low-enriched uranium.

Russian foreign minister: Russia agrees to Iran nuclear deal

23.10.2009 19:20 GMT

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Russia has agreed to a proposal by the UN nuclear watchdog to deliver processed nuclear fuel to a Tehran research reactor, Iranian news agency ILNA reports.

Russia rejects to ship systems S-300 to Iran

23.10.2009 13:59 GMT

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Azerbaijani president receives Iranian deputy FM

23.10.2009 12:51 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on October 22 received Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mehdi Safari.

Iran Vice-President - China to invest in Iran’s energy sector

22.10.2009 21:01 GMT

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First Vice-President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi said Thursday that Iranian and Chinese officials have reached some agreements on Beijing’s investments in Iran’s energy sector.

Iranian foreign minister: Tehran planning unilaterally to cancel visa regime with Azerbaijan

22.10.2009 16:30 GMT

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"The Iranian government is discussing the issue of unilaterally canceling the visa regime with a number of countries, including Azerbaijan," Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has told journalists.

Iranian deputy minister: Caspian summit to be delayed

22.10.2009 16:13 GMT

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Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mehdi Safari, who is attending a two-day conference in Baku on Caspian security, has said that the summit of Caspian littoral states "will be delayed".

Iran views Russia as main partner in nuclear deal

22.10.2009 14:23 GMT

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Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency says Tehran regards Russia as the main party in the latest nuclear proposal.

Clinton calls for action from Iran and North Korea to curb nuclear ambitions

22.10.2009 14:18 GMT

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called for action, not words, from Iran and North Korea to limit their nuclear programmes.

Swine flu death toll hits 16 in Iran

21.10.2009 20:46 GMT

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The latest updates from Iran's Health Ministry confirm that swine flu has claimed the lives of 16 people across the country, with the number of infections rising to 1,194.

Armenia could be included in tax-free industrial zone project

21.10.2009 17:56 GMT

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Turkey and Iran plan a tax-free industrial zone on the border between the two countries, Turkish Industry Minister Nihat Ergun said, business daily Referans reported on Tuesday.

Iran makes three arrests following Sunday's bomb blast

21.10.2009 16:50 GMT

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