Iran: “We did not agree to dismantle anything” (#466)

1. According to CNN, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif insisted on Wednesday that the U.S. government mischaracterizes concessions by his side in the six-month nuclear deal with Iran, telling CNN in an exclusive interview that "we did not agree to dismantle anything."

2. According to Israel National News, Israeli President Shimon Peres has reportedly come out against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's demands that the Palestinian Authority recognize Israel as a Jewish state. Peres told an Israeli newspaper that, "The stubbornness of the Prime Minister is unnecessary and liable to make the peace talks fail."

3. According to Israel Today News, Israeli Homefront Defense Minister Gilad Erdan has warned that millions of Israelis are at risk in the event of an earthquake because of unsafe buildings. He told the country's interior committee, "Across Israel today, there are more than 800,000 households which do not meet the [construction safety] standards -- meaning that millions of citizens are at risk during an earthquake.

4. According to Reuters, China will base a patrol ship on one of the main islands it controls in the disputed South China Sea and begin regular patrols, a move likely to add fuel to territorial disputes with neighbors. The China Ocean News, published by the State Oceanic Administration, said the ship would be based on Woody Island, which China calls Sansha city.

5. According to Reuters, An apparent delay in Iran's building of a nuclear conversi

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