Russia Begins Producing Equipment for Iran's Bushehr Power Plant
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russia has launched production of equipment necessary for the construction of new reactors at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, the president of JSC NIAEP-holding Company of JSC Atomstroyexport (JSC ASE), the project's general contractor, said.
South Korea's President Moon Says Plans to Exit Nuclear Power
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in said on Monday the country will halt plans to build new nuclear power plants and will not extend the lifespan of existing plants, in a bid to phase out nuclear power.
Iranian MP Condemns US Sanctions Bill as Clear Breach of JCPOA
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior Iranian lawmaker denounced the US Senate’s recent move to approve a sweeping sanctions bill targeting the Islamic Republic as a “clear violation” of the JCPOA, a nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers.
Iran Calls for Boycott against Israel’s Nuke Program
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency denounced the West’s “double-standards” in dealing with the Israeli regime’s nuclear activities, urging the UN nuclear watchdog to address the issue in a serious manner.
US Senate Passes Sweeping Sanctions Bill against Iran, Russia
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The US Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill on Thursday that would step up sanctions against Iran and Russia, in the process delivering a rebuke to President Trump’s policies toward Russia and Europe with a veto-proof majority.
Iranian Parliament Drafts Motion to Counteract New US Move: MP
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has drafted a motion to counteract a recent move by the US Senate to advance a bill that would impose new sanctions on Tehran, the spokesman for the commission said.
Iranian Parliamentary Commission Approves 2nd Biannual Report on JCPOA Implementation
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission approved the second biannual report on the implementation of the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers, known as the JCPOA, a member of the commission said.
EU Confirms Zarif Correspondence with Mogherini
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An informed source at the European Union (EU) confirmed that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has written a letter to the bloc’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
IAEA’s Chief Says Iran to Ship Out 20 Tons of Excess Heavy Water Soon
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Yukiya Amano said Iran will ship out 20 tons of excess heavy water in the near future.
Zarif: Iran Never to Breach Nuclear Deal Unilaterally
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated the country’s policy to meet its obligations under the July 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), saying Tehran would never breach the deal unilaterally.
IAEA Confirms Iran’s Compliance with JCPOA
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) once again verified the non-diversion of declared nuclear material in Iran as well as the Islamic Republic’s commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
Zarif Bashes US ‘Wrong Policy’ on Iran after Senate Sanctions Bill
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s foreign minister decried the wrong policy that Washington has adopted on Tehran after the US Senate’s move to approve a bill on new anti-Iran sanctions, saying he will raise the subject of the US breach of the JCPOA in a meeting with EU foreign policy chief in Oslo.
JCPOA Could Hold without US: Kerry
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Former US Secretary of State John Kerry said the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), could hold even if Donald Trump repeals it.
IAEA Report Affirms Iran’s Nuclear Activities Conform to JCPOA, as Before: Envoy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A new report by the IAEA once again confirmed that Iran has lived up to its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran’s envoy to the UN nuclear agency said, noting that the only new things in the report are the country’s technical developments.
IAEA Confirms Iran’s Compliance with JCPOA
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The latest quarterly report by the UN nuclear agency confirmed once again that Iran has been honoring its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a nuclear agreement between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany).
Iran's Nuclear Chief Rejects 'Incorrect' Reports on Uranium Contract with Kazakhstan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) rejected as "incorrect" recent reports by some British media over the role of Kazakhstan and the new US administration in the suspension of a contract to export uranium to the Islamic Republic.