Iran News Round Up

IRGC Quds Force Commander gives speech on revolution and legacy of Iran-Iraq war; IRGC claims dismantling of terrorist network; Iranian naval forces conduct joint training exercises with Pakistan and Oman; Nuclear negotiations team arrives in Vienna for third round of talks
Iran and Russia reportedly agree to $20 billion oil-for-goods deal;Iran and P5+1 technical experts to meet ahead of April 7 negotiations;Foreign ministry officials continue regional outreach
IRGC Commander spells out guidelines for nuclear negotiators; Defense minister says Iran has established deterrence against attack; Senior HAMAS official's trip to Iran reportedly delayed; Rouhani's appointee for UN post involved in '79 attack on US embassy
Head of atomic agency acknowledges 20% uranium stockpile is input for non-existent product; IRGC Commander announces that the Corps is awaiting Rouhani's invite to participate in economy; LEF Commander says country does not have evidence on execution of border guard
Senior IRGC official discusses nuclear negotiations and Quds Forces involvement in Syria; President Rouhani and Sharif have telephone conversation; Iran and Lebanese Hezbollah condemn destruction of Shi'a shrine in Syria; Iran inaugurated first natural gas export floating terminal
Khamenei warns against losing Iran-Iraq War values; Foreign Minister denies claim that IRGC was prevented from taking action against Pakistan-based militants; Former IRGC commander accuses Saudi Arabia of sponsoring terrorist group; More than $6 billion in state assets reportedly privatized in the past month
Senior official criticizes draft of Citizen Rights Charter; Official announces measure to transform Jask port into "second oil export" center of the country; Senior IRGC official praises efforts of cultural program; Kidnapped border guard killed in Pakistan
Former senior IRGC commander slams Western position in Ukraine; Nearly one-third of oil and gas export revenue allocated to "National Expansion Fund" under budget law; Khamenei's representative to the Artesh warns of "cultural invasion"
Khamenei said culture is more vital than economy in New Year's address; Senior official expresses optimism on nuclear talks; Khamenei's representative to IRGC Navy Forces claimed preservation of culture is a fundamental duty of the Corps; Senior diplomat looks forward to improved relations with Riyadh
Officials reiterate Arak heavy water reactor activities will not cease; Khamenei's representative to the Quds Force emphasized Supreme Leader's cultural concerns; President Rouhani called creation of social stability most important administrative achievement so far; Iran closes border with Pakistan; Iranian Energy Exchange to begin trading crude oil