Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Europe

Iran, German Sachsen state to Cooperate on Specialized Agriculture

Iran and the German Federal State of Sachsen will develop their cooperation in specialized agriculture, and jointly invest in processing and supplementary industries.

Falling Asleep While Listening to Symphony of F-16

Is it possible to give over all the fighter jets of the world to such humanitarian bodies as the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies and stop killing people for a few years? Or is it just a dream?

“Norfolk” different from its script: director

British director Martin Radich whose “Norfolk” went on screen on the opening day of the 34th Fajr International Film Festival, says the movie, produced under a tight budget, is considerably different from the script.

Three Valuable Carpets from Kerman Go under the Hammer at Christie’s

Payamema: London’s Christie’s auction house is set to auction three valuable carpets from Kerman. In the past few years, Sotheby’s has sold various Persian artefacts, the most famous of which was a carpet from Kerman for a price of $33.8m.

Head of Iran’s Human Rights Council Responds to Mogherini’s Statements

Javad Larijani: Enforcing sanctions for Human Rights is a shameful and dishonourable claim.

Iran, France to Launch Aviation Training Schemes

Deputy Transport Minister Ali Abedzadeh said Iran and France have agreed to jointly launch aviation training schemes in Iran, including pilot and personnel training programs.

Iran to import Opel automobiles

Iranian Ministry of Industry has approved of importing cars produced at Germany’s Opel Automobile manufacturer company.

Nikolic calls for Serbia-Iran medical cooperation

The Serbian president Sunday expressed hope that his country will cooperate with Iran in the field of neurosurgery.

Iran to Build Petchem Hub in Austria

Iran is likely to build a petrochemical hub in Austria for gaining a better access to target markets in Eastern Europe, a senior Iranian petrochemical official said.

Italian company to build 50 MW solar power plant on Iran’s Qeshm island

The Italian company of Carlo Maresca S.p.A. is to build a 50-megawatt solar power plant on the southern Iranian island of Qeshm due to its signed agreement with the Qeshm Free Zone Organization, ISNA reported on Sunday.

Mogherini: EU in Talks with US to Remove Iran’s Banking Problems

The European Union’s foreign policy chief said the bloc has been holding talks with the US to remove the obstacles in the way of banks trying to get into Iran after the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a lasting agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program. In an interview with Tasnim News Agency in Tehran, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said efforts are underway to encourage European banks to cooperate with Iran following the coming into force of the JCPOA, the nuclear deal between Iran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany) that terminated nuclear-related sanctions against Tehran. She also noted that the EU is in contact with US officials to help settle the banking problems facing Iran that are believed to be caused by Washington’s obstructive approaches.

First Air France Jet in Years Lands in Iran

The first Air France plane has landed in the capital, Tehran, after a hiatus of eight years.

Czech Economic Delegation Arrives in South Khorasan

An economic delegation from Czech Republic arrived in this northeastern Iranian province on Monday.

Iran’s melamine exports target European markets

Iran has been exporting melamine crystals to European countries such as Germany and Spain since Jan. 2016, Commercial head of Khorasan Petrochemical Complex said Monday.

Iran welcomes expansion of ties with Balkans

In a meeting with his Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolić, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his country is keenly interested in boosting ties with the EU, including the Balkans.

Iran, EU Stress Formation of Energy Trade Forum

Iran and the EU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in energy, as the EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini visited Iran on Saturday

Mogherini: Iran Missile Tests don’t Violate JCPOA

In a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that Iran’s missile tests have not breached the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran, EU Resume Environmental Cooperation

Iranian and European Union (EU) officials agreed to resume and enhance bilateral and multilateral cooperation on environmental issues.

“Italy to invest 4bn Euros in Iranian Rail”

An Italian official said his country is to make four billion euros of investment in the Iranian railway sector.

EU chief arrives in Tehran for expanding ties

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Mogherini arrived here Saturday morning.

NIOC Mulls R&D Cooperation with Wintershall

A senior official with National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says the company is considering cooperation with Germany's Wintershall in research and development (R&D) projects.

Matteo Renzi: Peace is One of Italy and Iran’s Mutual Goals

Matteo Renzi, Italy’s Prime Minister, during a commercial meeting between two countries held in Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, said, “We are in Iran, but not only to sign economic contracts. There are many economic opportunities for both countries which should be taken seriously, but more than anything else, there is a common feeling between the two great civilizations of Persia and Rome.”

Iran, UK agree on academic coop.

Iran University of Medical Sciences and the University of Lancaster in United Kingdom agreed to begin scientific and technical cooperation.

British Banks Remain Reluctant to Finance Trade with Iran

British banks are tentative to re-engage with Iranian financial entities as anti-Tehran sanctions are still in place and not fully lifted, despite a lasting nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, a British official said.

Jalalpour’s Complaint: German-Iranian Banking Still Limited

The Head of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce complained to Germany’s Agriculture Minister about the effects of the continuation of Germany’s banking sanctions even after the implementation of JCPOA.

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