Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Iran has enough funds to withstand a total embargo on its oil sales for several years, Iranian media reported on Tuesday.
"They (western powers) want to impose sanctions on our oil and we must say
Iran's first nuclear power plant will be connected to the national grid at full capacity in the coming weeks, the head of the country's Atomic Energy Organisation was quoted as saying by Iranian media on Sunday.
The Russian-built Bushehr
France needs to upgrade the protection of vital functions in all its nuclear reactors to avoid a disaster in the event of a natural calamity, the head of its nuclear safety agency said, adding there was no need to close any plants.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned Tehran on Tuesday that if she were president, the United States could "totally obliterate" Iran in retaliation for a nuclear strike against Israel.
On the day of a crucial vote in h
Iran's new nuclear negotiator headed to Rome on Tuesday to meet Western diplomats who will try to gauge whether Tehran has hardened its stance on its atomic programme.
The talks had been scheduled to be between European Union foreign polic