Iran's selling of 70 tons of heavy water in the global markets sets a reliable benchmark for the country's nuclear capabilities, says the head of the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security in the Parliament.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that the recent trip of Kofi Annan, the UN-Arab League joint special envoy on Syria, to Tehran is indicative of the fact that Iran plays a prominent role in restoring peace in the region, particularly in Syria.
Iran's Vice President for International Affairs Ali Saeedlou says Iran and Turkey have good politico-economic ties, stressing the two countries seek to increase the value of bilateral trade to 30 billion dollars soon.
OPEC Secretary General Abdullah El-Badri has expressed his strong opposition to the planned embargo considered by the European Union against Iran.
The head of Iran's cyber police says the perpetrators behind the recent cyber attack on the Iranian Oil Ministry have been traced to the US.
The Japanese government is preparing a bill for submission to parliament which will enable the government to provide insurance cover for tankers importing crude oil from Iran.
The projects director for the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) of Iran says none of the country’s petrochemical projects have been affected by international pressures and foreign sanctions against Tehran.