Iran News Round Up

Hossein Shariatmadari the Managing Editor of the leading conservative news outlet Kayhan explicitly criticized the Lausanne framework agreement claiming that it exposes Iran's sensitive military sites to inspectors, while IRGC Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri reiterated the regime's opposition to inspections of its military facilities.
The Supreme Leader states that he neither supports, nor opposes the non-binding framework agreement on Tehran's nuclear program; President Hassan Rouhani reinforces Khamenei's red lines on sanction relief, nuclear research and development, and inspections and hails the Lausanne agreement as a "great victory" for Iran.
Judiciary Head Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani voices support for the negotiating team; Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan explicitly states that Iran will not permit inspections of its military facilities; Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif promotes enhanced bilateral relations with Oman and Pakistan.
IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari backed the framework agreement on Tehran's nuclear program. President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed eight bilateral agreements in Tehran, while the Supreme Leader called for enhanced Iran-Turkey relations and collaboration in resolving Yemen and other regional crises.
President Hassan Rouhani reiterates the Supreme Leader's demand for the complete and immediate removal of sanctions; Armed Forces General Staff Headquarters Chief Major General Hassan Firouzabadi praises the Iranian negotiating team.
President Hassan Rouhani praises the Iranian negotiating team; Managing-Editor of conservative media outlet Kayhan Hossein Shariatmadari disapproves the deal on Tehran's nuclear program.
Iran and the P5+1 reach a political framework for a final nuclear deal.
Nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 continued a day after the self-imposed deadline; Senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says that sanctions and nuclear research and development are the two unresolved issues.
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi stated that, Iran and the P5+1 are steadily narrowing technical gaps. Arab and African Affairs Deputy to the Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian reiterated the regime's call for inclusive dialogue in Sana'a, while expressing Tehran's willingness to cooperate with Riyadh to resolve the ongoing crises in Yemen.
Abbas Araghchi states that EU, U.S. and the U.N. Security Council sanctions against Iran must be removed in the event of a nuclear deal; Expediency Discernment Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei writes an open letter to al Houthi leader Abdul Malik al Houthi.