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Yonhap CEO Highlights Prospects for Yonhap-IRNA Cooperation

Park No-hwang, the Head of the South Korean News Agency (Yonhap), stressed the need for strengthening Tehran-Seoul media ties.

Chinese Firms to Renovate Oil Refinery in Iran

The National Energy Administration of China has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum to support oil and gas projects in Iran, including the refurbishment of Abadan Refinery in south-western Iran.

Terrorists in Syria Equipped with New Weapons: Ex-Iranian DM

Head of the Strategic Center of the General Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said Syria’s Khan Touman, which fell into the hands of terrorist groups equipped by the enemies of Syria with advanced weapons, will be recaptured soon.

Iran and China Discuss Cooperation on Fighting Corruption

In a meeting in Beijing on Wednesday May 11, the Head of Iran's General Inspectorate Organization, Nasser Seraj, and China's Public Prosecutor Cao Jianming, discussed broadening relations, especially a campaign against financial corruption.

Iran’s First Nano Cargo Exported to South Korea

Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said Iran has exported a cargo of nanotechnology to South Korea, marking the first such shipment since the removal of sanctions on Jan 16.

Iran Announces Major Jump in Asian Oil Exports

Asian imports of Iranian oil in March jumped 50% from a year earlier, as shipments to India and South Korea have risen since international sanctions were lifted on Iran.

Iran-Japan ‘Women in Development’ Symposium Kicks Off

The first Iran-Japan symposium on 'Women's Roles in Sustainable Development' began in the Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) in the capital on May 9.

Japan Eyes Development of Iranian Port: Report

A new report says Japan seeks to play a part in the development of the southeastern Iranian port of Chabahar.

Iranian, Turkmen FMs Discuss Closer ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkmen counterpart, in a meeting here in Tehran on Saturday, explored avenues for promotion of cooperation between the two neighboring countries.

India Says to Pay Iran Oil Dues via European Banks

The Indian oil minister said the South Asian country is scheduled to pay an outstanding oil debt to Tehran via European banks.

Afghan Minister: Afghan Commodities to Be Exported via Chabahar Port

The Economy Minister of Afghanistan said commodities and minerals from his country will be exported to different parts of the world through the strategic ocean port of Chabahar.

Modi’s Iran Visit Is a Golden Chance to Settle Financial Disputes

The significant and historical visit of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Iran, slated for May 22, provides a golden opportunity for both countries to develop ties and focus on ways of settling their financial disputes.

TAVANIR and KEPCO Sign $10bn MoU

Iran’s Power Generation and Transmission Company (TAVANIR) and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) have sealed a deal over expansion of cooperation in power and energy industries.

South Korean President Visits Milad Tower in Tehran

South Korean President Park Geun-hye attended a ceremony held on Monday night in Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower to mark the beginning of “Iran-Korea Cultural...

Park Geun-hye: N Korea Must Follow Iran’s Strategy to Join International Community

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said South Korea hopes that North Korea will follow in the footsteps of Iran in curbing its nuclear activities and joining the international community.

Tehran, Seoul Must Resist US Malice in Ties: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran and South Korea must build relations that are impervious to Washington's spite and bias.

Rouhani Welcomes Park Geun-hye

President Hassan Rouhani says there is suitable ground for foreign investment in Iran as he receives his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye in Tehran.

Seoul-Tehran Eye Pipeline Cooperation

KOGAS has agreed to engineer and launch Iran’s 9th and 11th cross-country pipeline projects, based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the National Iranian Gas Company on Sunday May 1, a senior NIGC official said.

Indonesian Ambassdor Calls for Closer Tehran-Jakarta Ties

Indonesia’s new ambassador to Iran underlined that his country is willing to further promote bilateral relations with the Islamic Republic in diverse areas, including politics and economics.

South Korean President in Iran for Official Visit

South Korean President Park Geun-hye who arrived in Iran on Sunday for a three-day visit, met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday morning after an official welcome ceremony at Sa'd Abad Palace.

Indian PM Modi to Visit Iran in Late May

According to Indian media, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make a visit to Iran later this month to expand ties with the country, particularly in the energy sector.

Park Guen-hye Hopes for New Chapter Between Seoul and Tehran

South Korea’s president arrives in Tehran today on a three-day visit aimed at boosting mutual ties, becoming the first South Korean president to visit...

Tehran, Seoul Determined to Boost Energy Cooperation

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said Iran and South Korea can cooperate in various energy sectors including petrochemical industry, liquefied natural gas and investment of Korean companies in Iranian projects.

Asian Oil Imports from Iran up by 50% in March

Iran’s oil exports to Asian countries have increased by 50% in the third month of the current year compared the corresponding period last year.

Iran and China Stress Common Views on Syria

Ranking diplomats from Iran and China asserted that Syrian people alone have the right to decide their country’s fate, with both stressing the need for a serious fight against terrorist groups in the Arab country.

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