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27th Aug 2016

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EU foreign affairs chief to visit Iran

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton is set to visit Iran within weeks, reports AFP. "I read with interest the invitation to visit Tehran and it is my intention to do so in the course of the next weeks," said Ashton. Iran has agreed to scale back its nuclear programme.

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