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Iran, Iraq Resolved to Meet $20 Billion Trade Target: Energy Minister

Iran, Iraq Resolved to Meet $20 Billion Trade Target: Energy Minister

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has highlighted Tehran and Baghdad’s determination to raise the value of annual trade exchanges to $20 billion, pointing to the major role that the private sectors and a joint investment fund could play in working towards that goal.

Makran Forward Base Ship Joins Iran’s Navy Fleet

The Iranian forward base ship Makran joined the country’s naval fleet on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, upon the order of Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.
No Change in Iran’s Borders as Karabakh Peace Deal Unfolds: Spokesman

Trump’s Moves in Region Discrediting US: Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the United States is on shaky ground in the region, and takes actions which further discredit itself.

Iran‌ Says Won’t Remain Indifferent toward South Korea’s Seizure of Its Assets

Iranian Central Bank Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati has urged Seoul to adopt “independent” behaviour toward Iran’s financial resources in that country.

Seoul’s Freezing of Tehran’s Assets Damages South Korea’s Image in Iran: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blasted South Korea for keeping the Iranian assets frozen in its banks citing the US sanctions, saying the issue has seriously damaged the East Asian country's image among Iranian people.

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy Discuss Syria Developments

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen has held talks with Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister in special political affairs.

Iran Condoles with Indonesia over Deadly Plane Crash

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed sympathy with Indonesia over the crash of a passenger plane, which resulted in the deaths of all the people on board.

Iranian High-Tech Firms Due in Armenia to Discuss Further Cooperation

As many as 20 Iranian knowledge-based companies are to travel to Yerevan next month to enhance trade and technological relations with their Armenian counterparts.

Trump’s Downfall Prompted by His Populistic Approach: Iran

A senior Iranian official says US President Donald Trump will be unseated soon due to his populistic approaches.

Iranian, South Korean Diplomats Discuss Tanker Seizure, Frozen Assets

First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea Choi Jong Kun and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi have discussed the IRGC's seizure of a Korean chemical tanker and Seoul's freezing of Iran's assets in a meeting in Tehran.