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Iran steps further from nuclear deal with move on centrifuges

Iran said on Monday that it had started using a new set of advanced centrifuges, its latest move to build up its nuclear program, bringing the country a step closer to being able to produce enough nuclear material for a bomb.

Iran urges diplomacy to lower tensions, but decries tanker incident

Addressing a news conference, President Hassan Rouhani reiterated policy towards the Trump administration, ruling out bilateral talks unless Washington returns to a landmark nuclear deal and lifts crippling U.S. economic sanctions.


PM Narendra Modi, Iran's Rouhani discuss Chabahar operationalisation, regional situation

From India’s strategic perspective, they discussed operationalisation of the Chabahar port at the meeting. “They especially mentioned operationalisation of Chabahar Port and noted its importance as a gateway to and for the landlocked Afghanistan and the Central Asian region,” an official statement said.

Modi in US: PM meets Iran President Hassan Rouhani in New York

Modi's meeting with Rouhani comes amid the escalating face-off between Iran and the United States regarding Tehran's nuclear programme.

As chance of Trump, Rouhani meeting at UN fades, talk turns to Security Council

As the world waits to see what happens next and Washington and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres suggested the UN Security Council has a role to play following Saturday's attacks, some attention has turned to when and how it could.

Iran's Hassan Rouhani blames US, Saudi for conflict in region

Rouhani says Iran-aligned Houthis had attacked Saudi oil facilities at the weekend as a "warning", after attacks on hospitals, schools and markets in Yemen which have been blamed on the Saudi-led coalition.


Erdogan, Putin, Rouhani hold 'productive' talks on Syria

Foreign troops should leave Syria once terrorists are defeated and security reestablished, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a peace summit in Ankara. Turkey and Russia are at odds over a regime offensive in Idlib.

Rouhani says Iran's answer to talks with US will always be negative

Last month, Rouhani said Iran would not talk to its longtime foe until the United States lifted all of the sanctions it reimposed after it exited a 2015 nuclear deal last year.

Iran's Rouhani calls for unity to overcome US 'economic war'

Iranian government said it would use diplomacy to try to solve the standoff even though it distrusted US President Donald Trump.

Iran's Hassan Rouhani seeks closer UK ties with Johnson

Rouhani said he hoped Johnson's "only one visit to Tehran" while serving as UK foreign secretary in 2017 and now his tenure as prime minister lead to a "further deepening of bilateral and multilateral relations."

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Glimpses from Iran's Hassan Rouhani's day in New Delhi with PM Modi, President Kovind

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday. He was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan where he inpected the Guard of Honor. Rouhani is in India for a three-day visit which he began at Hyderabad as the city shares historic ties with Iran.

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Rouhani says Iran voters chose 'right and proper path'

Iranian voters chose “the right and proper path for the country”, moderate President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday after final election results showed his allies had made significant gains.

Final election results confirm big gains for reformists in Iran

It is being described as a blow to Iran’s conservative Islamic establishment. Final results after elections on Friday show that allies of the reformist President Hassan Rouhani have made big gains. They have won all of the 30 parliamentary seats up for grabs in the capital and 15 out of the 16 Tehran seats in […]