Tehran agreed Sunday to a financing plan for the remaining construction of a nuclear power plant near Iran's southern port of Bushehr, the state-run Russian company leading the project said.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urged Iran to take part in a meeting on Iraq next month, telling the Financial Times it would be a "missed opportunity" if Tehran failed to attend.
Iran has issued more than a thousand warnings and arrested dozens in a new drive aimed at forcing women whose dress is deemed inappropriate to adhere to Islamic dress rules, officials said Sunday.
Iran on Sunday agreed on a plan to resolve a financing dispute with the Russian nuclear contractor building the country's first nuclear power plant, Russian news agencies reported, citing the company.
Iran said on Sunday that it had "no clues" to solve the mystery of a former FBI agent reported by the United States to have disappeared on its southern island of Kish, the Fars news agency reported.
The Russian contractor building Iran's Bushehr nuclear power station said on Sunday the two sides had signed a protocol outlining what measures should be taken to guarantee payments for the project.
The United States is showing signs of softening its attitude towards Iran, an Iranian official said on Sunday, but added that Tehran had not yet decided to attend a meeting on Iraq with senior U.S. officials.
Iran is not holding a former FBI agent, who went missing on a visit to the Gulf island of Kish in Iran, but is investigating the case, the country's intelligence minister was quoted as saying on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. efforts to force Iran to change its behavior have expanded beyond the White House to Main Street and threaten the broadest financial disinvestment campaign since South African apartheid ended.
Russia, Iran Agree on Financing Plan for Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant