Iran official concerned for nuclear power plant

26. Iran`s nuclear chief has raised concerns for the fate of the country`s only running atomic power plant amid talks with the West about a final deal to curb Tehran`s controversial nuclear program, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Iran says it can reassure West over nuclear reactor

Iran`s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said the unfinished Arak reactor could be modified to produce less plutonium in a bid to reassure the West, local media reported on Thursday.

Iran `will not abandon Arak heavy water reactor`

Iran`s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi has said Tehran will never abandon the Arak heavy water reactor, considering it a "red line" in talks with world powers, media reported on Sunday.

Iran takes control of Bushehr nuclear reactor

Iran was finally taking control of its civilian nuclear reactor at Bushehr, a project begun 37 years ago by West Germany, wracked by setbacks, and finished by Russia.

Iran nuclear chief `optimistic` on world power talks

Iran`s new nuclear chief said today that Tehran was "optimistic" about upcoming talks with world powers, offering "enhanced" but unspecified cooperation with the UN atomic agency.

Iranian Prez replaces hardliner with pragmatist as head of atomic body

The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reportedly made the outgoing Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi as the head of the Atomic Energy Organisation.

India, Iran express concern over the Syrian situation

India and Iran on Saturday jointly voiced deep concern over unabated violence in Syria and called upon all sides to resolve issues peacefully by taking into account aspirations of people of country.

Salman Khurshid arrives in Iran

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in Iran on 3-day visit during which he will talk to Iranian leadership on ways to increase commercial links with the sanctions-hit country.

Iran urges dialogue over Syria conflict

About 70,000 people have died in Syria since the start of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011, according to UN estimates.

Egyptian president invited to visit Iran

Iran`s top envoy says Egypt`s President Mohammed Morsi has been invited to visit Iran.

Iran supports peaceful settlement of Syrian crisis

Iran has said it is in favour of peaceful settlement of the Syrian crisis, Xinhua reported.

NAM Summit: Iran condemns West`s policy of intimidation

Iran condemned the West`s policy of intimidation and sought NAM`s support to end West-sponsored sanctions against it over its nuclear programme.

Iran urges peaceful settlement of Syrian crisis, calls for talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi called for a peaceful settlement of Syrian crisis and renewed Iran.

Iran says it wants `win-win` in nuclear talks

Iran`s Foreign Minister says his country wants there to be a "win-win" outcome in talks with world powers over its nuclear program.

Manmohan to be invited to NAM Summit in Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Salehi will visit India on May 30 to invite PM Manmohan Singh to attend NAM Summit to be held in Tehran in August.

Iran says nuclear dispute can be solved `quickly`

Iran`s homegrown enrichment program is one of its main points of contention with the West.

Iran rules out conditions to talks: Salehi

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran would not agree to world powers imposing pre-conditions ahead of the resumption of nuclear talks later this week.

Nuclear talks with world powers on April 13: Iran

Long-stalled talks between Iran and
world powers are to be revived on April 13 at a place yet to be agreed, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi was quoted as saying.

Iran wants talks, under spectre of possible war

Iranian FM Ali Akbar Salehi said his country was keen to quickly resume mooted talks with world powers, once a place and date were agreed.

Iran `not concerned` about EU ban on its oil

Iran is not concerned about the latest US sanctions aimed at forcing it to halt its nuclear work, Salehi said.