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Head of UN nuclear agency: Iran keeping to nuclear deal

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BERLIN – The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran is complying with the 2015 deal with major world powers aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons. Yukiya Amano made his assessment in a regular update to the International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governors, confirming a confidential report distributed to member states last month. He said Monday that "Iran is implementing its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action," referencing the official name of the 2015 deal. Amano added that "it is essential that Iran continues to fully implement those commitments." The U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the deal last year and re-imposed sanctions.

After nuclear deal, Iranian art auction sees 7.4M in sales

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Among images of the art in a glossy magazine to accompany the sale were advertisements for Porsche and Samsung flat screen televisions. Those companies and more hope to expand their markets into Iran after the deal, which saw the Islamic Republic limit its ability to enrich uranium in exchange for the lifting of some economic sanctions.

Germany Would Oppose New Nuclear Missiles in Europe: Foreign Minister

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The United States has threatened to pull out of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, which bans Moscow and Washington from stationing short- and intermediate-range, land-based missiles in Europe.

EU Foreign Ministers Seek to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal Alive

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Mogherini also stressed that the latest report of the International Atomic Energy Agency says that Iran continues to stay below the maximum level to which it can enrich uranium and appears to be fulfilling other obligations.

Russia's Lavrov and Iran's Zarif Discuss Nuclear Issue by Phone: Russia

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed the Middle East and Iran's nuclear deal in a phone conversation, Russian foreign ministry said on Monday.