Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi announced the start of the construction operations to build its second nuclear power plant in the Southern province of Bushehr in October.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US should take more steps toward guaranteeing trade and banking relations with Iran under last year’s nuclear agreement between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed Iran’s compliance with the nuclear agreement emphasizing that Iran "has not pursued the construction of the existing Arak heavy water research reactor" and has "not enriched uranium" above low levels.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran’s capabilities in the area of nuclear technology made enemies surrender and accept the country as a nuclear power.
Big European banks remain reluctant to work in Iran four months after the lifting of international sanctions under a landmark nuclear deal with world powers, an Iranian official said Sunday.
Britain’s Prince Charles plans to visit Iran for the first official royal trip in more than 40 years, The Sunday Times reports.
The US Department of the Treasury has imposed financial sanctions on two more Iranian companies for allegedly supporting Iran’s ballistic missile program.
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says Iran’s recent ballistic missile tests do not violate its nuclear deal with the world powers.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has bestowed medals of Honor on Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and a number of other senior officials for their services related to the historic nuclear deal.