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.
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.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the United States is on shaky ground in the region, and takes actions which further discredit itself.
Iranian Central Bank Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati has urged Seoul to adopt “independent” behaviour toward Iran’s financial resources in that country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A senior Iranian official says US President Donald Trump will be unseated soon due to his populistic approaches.
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.