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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  International

Majlis member, Hussein Nejabat, said that Iran will set preconditions for negotiations with the United States. “For negotiations, both sides should be in an equal position.” He added that as long as the issue of tightening the sanctions against the Iranian nation is being raised, one…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  International

In a phone call with the Secretary General of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), Ahmadinejad stressed the need for unity and solidarity among all Palestinian groups. “The eight-day war (“Pillar of Defense”) showed us that if all are united, even the biggest goals too can be realized.”…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  International

Mahmoud Bahmani, who is heading a delegation of banking experts at the second Central Bank Governors Conference of D8 (Developing Eight) member nations in Islamabad, introduced a proposal to set up a joint bank and of the need to use currencies other than the dollar and…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  International

Dr. Seyed Alireza Marandi, President of Academy of Medical Sciences, has written a letter to Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, and called on him to do his utmost for the effective exemption of medicines, medical supplies and foodstuffs from the “brutal sanctions.”…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Military

Hussein Sobhaninia, a member of the Majlis Presiding Board, said that “The issue of enrichment is one of our red lines, and negotiations do not mean that we would back down from enrichment.” He noted that Tehran would not give up its right to the enrichment…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Military

Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that the homemade Sina-7 missile-launching warship will be unveiled on Wednesday on the occasion of the Navy’s National Day. Sayyari added that the main structure and the second phase of the construction of Sina-7 warships has finished. He said, “On Wednesday, two…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Military

Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi said, “The victory of Palestinian resistance marks the second wave of Islamic Awaking in the region. Nations realize more than ever before that they need to come onto the stage and exhaust all their power and capacities… The heroic nation of…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Economy

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said that the most important reason behind the significant increase in Turkey’s golden bullion export is Iran. He added that Iranians are buying Turkish gold with the Turkish Lira, which is deposited into their bank accounts in exchange for Turkey’s…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Economy

Deputy Energy Minister for Electricity and Energy Affairs, Mohammad Behzad, announced that the executive regulations for electricity export by the private sector were in the final summary stages in the government and added that a memorandum of understanding had been signed with four private companies. In…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Economy

Fars News Agency is quoting Reuters that in October South Korea will import 5.78 million barrels of Iranian oil, a 2% drop relative to the corresponding period last year. The report further reveals that over the past ten months, South Korea imported 44.55 million barrels, a…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Human Rights

Three Iranian labor organizations have issued a joint statement urging the government to pursue the case of Sattar Beheshti’s death in police custody so the perpetrators can be brought to justice. Vahed Transit Drivers Union, the Labor Union Project and the Defenders of Labor Rights Center…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Domestic

Ali Akbar Mahzoon, head of population and immigrant statistics at the Census Organization, said that marrying at a younger age and earlier childbearing can repair the population structure and contribute to growth and development. “The higher the age of marriage, the less chance of children, and…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012  /  Domestic

The head of Iran’s northern tea factories union has announced that more than 65 tea production units have been shut down, and the “policies” of the Ahmadinejad government have put a heavy strain on tea production in Iran. Behzad Sazandeh, the head of the union, emphasized…

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