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Tehran wants the IAEA to form a panel to review the plan to send nuclear fuel abroad. Two allies of opposition leader Karoubi were freed on bail. Iranian police made plans to confront illegal protests on the 30th anniversary of the US embassy seizure.
Senior members of parliament opposed the UN nuclear fuel deal. Opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi encouraged his supporters to hold rallies on Nov. 4, the 30th anniversary of the seizure of the US embassy in Tehran. A senior Revolutionary Guards general said the "enemy" has failed to open a third front in Iran.
Iran told the IAEA that it will not ship uranium abroad for enrichment. The US Congress approved a new regimen of sanctions for Iran. Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani claimed the US was involved in the terrorist attack that killed 40 people, including six Revolutionary Guards commanders.
President Ahmadinejad hinted at cooperation with the UN over a nuclear deal, saying "we welcome cooperation on nuclear fuel, power plants, and technology, and we are ready to cooperate." Supreme Leader Khamenei stated that the Islamic Republic is resistant to foreign meddling. Turkey urged a diplomatic solution to Iran's nuclear problem.
Tehran sought new amendments to the IAEA nuclear fuel deal. Behzad Soltani announced plans for Iran to seek nuclear fusion technology in the future. Iran and Venezuela announced plans to launch a joint oil company.
Remarks by President Ahmadinejad hint at Iran's hardened stance towards the IAEA on the nuclear program. Pakistan released 11 Iranian detainees in an act of good faith. Tehran welcomed Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to the country.
The IAEA has started inspections at the Qom nuclear site. An Iranian member of parliament warned the nation to beware of America's efforts to "cheat" the Islamic Republic. Turkish President Erdogen said that the West is treating Iran "unfairly" in nuclear negotiations.
Iran's interior minister asked Pakistan to turn over the leader of Jundallah. Security forces detained 35 members of families of anti-regime protesters, including women and children. Followers of opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi clashed with police.
Israel claimed it met with Iranian nuclear officials as part of the IAEA diplomacy effort. The IAEA said Iran and three world powers have until Friday to approve a nuclear agreement. Iran's First Vice President, Mohammad-Reza Rahimi, said that new agreements had been reached to allow Chinese investment in Iran's energy sector.
IAEA officials reported that Iran agreed on a draft agreement on shipping its uranium to Russia for enrichment. The UN Security council condemned last weekend's suicide attack that killed six senior Revolutionary Guards commanders. The death toll in the attack has been raised to 57.
Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said that sporadic conflicts in eastern parts of the country are caused by foreign agents. Mottaki further stated that Iran will never abandon its "legal and obvious right to nuclear power." Tehran is wary of the French presence at nuclear talks with the IAEA.