Iran News Round Up

The Iran News Round Up ran from February 2009-September 2018. Visit the Iran File for the latest analysis.


A selection of the latest news stories and editorials published in Iranian news outlets, compiled by the AEI Critical Threats Project's Iran research team. To receive this daily newsletter, please subscribe online. 

(E) = Article in English

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  • According to Reuters a Western diplomat on condition of anonymity said Iran has shifted its stance on the number of operational centrifuges; “Iran has signaled it would settle for a lower figure, but declined to specify the number.” (E)



  • Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed the “complexity” of nuclear negotiations and said:
    • “It is very difficult to predict an outcome given the complexity of various subjects that need to be agreed upon in order to reach a comprehensive agreement.”
    • “We must not take media speculations especially in the West so seriously; because most of the analysis and reporting is their effort to affect the negotiations…we will make all efforts so the negotiations reach a result.”
    • Zarif also met with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns.


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