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  • US Treasury Secretary: Sanctions on Iran to be relieved in phases

    Date: 2015-04-03 07:05:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:2302893

    WASHINGTON, April 3 (MENA) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said on Friday that the six world powers have agreed to relieve nuclear-related sanctions on Iran in phases, subject to verification that Iran has taken agreed steps with respect to its ....

  • Barack Obama calls Israel's PM over Iran deal

    Date: 2015-04-03 06:21:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:2302697

    WASHINGTON, April 3 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the agreement reached with Iran to limit its nuclear program, the White House reported. Obama told Netanyahu that the ....

  • Obama, US House Speaker discuss Iran's Nuke deal over phone

    Date: 2015-04-03 06:20:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:2302701

    WASHINGTON, April 3 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama made a phone call on Friday with U.S. House Speaker John Boehner to discuss the framework agreement concluded between Iran and the six world powers over its nuclear program. In a statement, ....

  • Nuclear deal with Iran to have positive impact on Middle East- Russia

    Date: 2015-04-02 21:26:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:2302325

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - Moscow strongly believes that accords between P5+1 mediators and Tehran on Iran nuclear program will have positive influence on the security situation in the Middle East, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday. "There ....

  • Death toll in Russian trawler wreck rises to 56- source

    Date: 2015-04-02 20:29:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:2301837

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - The death toll in the wreck of the Russian Dalny Vostok trawler has risen to 56 as bodies of two more victims were recovered from the Sea of Okhotsk, a source at the emergency services told TASS on Thursday. "The bodies ....

  • U.S. announces joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran's nuclear program

    Date: 2015-04-02 20:21:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:131 - ID:2301865

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - The US Department of State has announced a joint Comprehensive Plan of Action regarding Iran's Nuclear Program, said a statement on Thursday. According to the plan, Iran has agreed to reduce by approximately ....

  • Yemen crisis causes growing international concern — Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2015-04-02 19:51:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:126 - ID:2301601

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - The Yemen crisis is a source of growing concern, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Alexander Lukashevich said on Thursday. "A Saudi-led military operation against Yemen that was joined by a coalition of Arab states ....

  • Russia slams NATO military buildup in Europe as 'unprecedentedly dangerous'

    Date: 2015-04-02 19:49:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:125 - ID:2301381

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - NATO military buildup in Eastern Europe is an unprecedentedly dangerous move, which violates all existing agreements, the Sputnik cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying Thursday. "NATO buildup on the Eastern flank, ....

  • Baby steps remain on iran nuclear talks to reach agreement-Lavrov

    Date: 2015-04-02 18:56:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:120 - ID:2301377

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) – Small steps remain in just a few areas in order to reach an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday. "The issues that are now being decided are close to being agreed upon, ....

  • Iran reaches framework deal with world powers on nuclear program

    Date: 2015-04-02 18:30:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:116 - ID:2301413

    BERN, April 2 (MENA) - The basis for an agreement for a peaceful Iranian nuclear program and a lifting of sanctions against that nation has been reached, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini announced Thursday in Switzerland, the CNN reported. ....

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