Tuesday, May 11, 2004

IRAN, Morocco Call for Expansion of Bilateral Ties

Description of Selected News: "TEHRAN (IRNA) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi and Moroccan Prime Minister Driss Jettou in a meeting in the Moroccan Capital Rabat Monday agreed to join efforts to further their countries' bilateral cooperation.
Expressing mutual satisfaction with the current level of Tehran-Rabat relations, the officials noted their countries' identical stances and views on issues and developments of global concern."

Iran Stands 11th in Worldwide Cement Production

Mehr News Agency English: "Iran has the potential to boost its production and increase its cement export to European countries, the Middle East as well as Mediterranean countries that are good markets for cement."

Iran president slams Iraq abuse - (United Press International)

Iran president slams Iraq abuse - (United Press International): "'Torturing Iraqi people at the hands of occupation forces is the ugliest incident uncovered by the press and which left deep impact on the world public opinion,' Khatami said, "

Guardian Unlimited | World Latest | Iran will Defend its Borders

Guardian Unlimited | World Latest | Iran Warns Israel of Retaliation: "Iran's top nuclear negotiator warned Israel on Tuesday that his country would retaliate if the Jewish state were to attack Iran"

U.S. trying to sort out Iran role in Iraq

U.S. trying to sort out Iran role in Iraq: "Reports from inside Iraq continue to suggest that Iran's conservative Islamic government is meddling in the affairs of its neighbor, according to U.S. officials and lawmakers with access to information about the instability there."

Worries about Iran's nuclear program are close to being resolved

International News Article | Reuters.com: "International concerns about Iran's nuclear program are close to being resolved due to close cooperation with the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog, Iran's top nuclear negotiator said on Tuesday. "