Posts Tagged ‘Iranian nuclear issue’

Iran’s Supreme Leader decides whether to close Strait of Hormuz: military official

Monday, July 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July  16,  2012

By  (Xinhua)

TEHRAN, July 15 — The chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces said Sunday Iran’s Supreme Leader has the final say on closing the Strait of Hormuz, one of the most crucial waterways for shipping crude oil.

Iran’s armed forces have contingency plans for every scenario, but whether to block the Strait of Hormuz will be decided by the Supreme Leader Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi was quoted by Iran’s Press TV as saying. Read more…

Iran to stop uranium enrichment if supplied nuclear fuel by West – Ahmadinejad

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off


Iran will stop enriching uranium if the West offers guarantees that it will supply similarly enriched nuclear fuel to Tehran, said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday ahead of the talks on Iran’s nuclear programme between the six international mediators and Iran in Moscow today. Read more…

Iran nuclear talks will begin in Moscow

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

Iran’s security chief comes to Moscow

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Russia – Lavrov, the peace dealer

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Polina Chernitsa

A number of politicians, both in the West and in the East, say that Kofi Annan’s plan on Syria allegedly presupposes that Russia should put pressure on the Assad regime in order to make it lay down arms. Read more…

Iran may stop uranium enrichment

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Apr. 17, 2012

Iran’s foreign minister has suggested that the country may stop its uranium enrichment program if economic sanctions were lifted.

Ali Akbar Salehi made the remarks in an interview with a local news agency on Monday. Read more…

Whipping up tension around Iran dangerous – Lavrov

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Apr. 17, 2012

Russia believes that attempts at whipping up tensions around the Iranian nuclear programme and finding a pretext for further sanctions against Tehran are dangerous, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday at a meeting with the chairman of the Israeli National Security Council Yaakov Amidror who is on a working visit in Moscow.

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6 mediators recognize Iran’s right for peaceful nuclear program

Sunday, April 15, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 15, 2012

by VOR.

Sergey Ryabkov. © Photo: The Voice of Russia

The six mediators on Iran’s nuclear issue have confirmed Iran’s right for a peaceful nuclear program if Iran observes all its international agreements. Read more…

Iran talks to resume May 23 – Ashton

Sunday, April 15, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Apr. 15, 2012
The next round of nuclear talks between the UN Security Council’s Permanent Five plus Germany and Iran is slated for May 23 in Baghdad, according to EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, who led the international delegation at Saturday’s meeting in Istanbul. Read more…

Six nations resume talks with Iran

Saturday, April 14, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 14, 2012

Representatives from Iran and six countries resume their talks on Iran’s nuclear program in Istanbul on Saturday. This comes after a 15 month-long deadlock. Read more…

Iran nuclear talks to resume mid-April in Turkey – NHK

Sunday, April 1, 2012 Comments off

Iran and 6 major countries are to resume talks on its nuclear program in mid-April after a break of more than one year.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton revealed the plan to reporters during her visit to Saudi Arabia on Saturday. The 2 days of talks are scheduled to reopen on April 13th in Istanbul, Turkey. Read more…