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Iran-South Korea Relations

Iran calls on South Korea to immediately release Tehran’s frozen assets

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Bagheri has called on South Korea to unlock billions of dollars in frozen Iranian assets.

South Korea says discussing Iranian frozen funds with US

South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin says that Seoul will discuss the issue of Iran’s funds frozen in Korean Banks with the United States.

Iranian Journalist: Now, It’s South Korea’s Turn!

A veteran Iranian journalist has repeated his suggestion that Iran should move a step forward and block South Korean ships in the Strait of Hormuz to force Seoul to unfreeze the Islamic Republic’s funds, according to Fars News Agency.

Iranian Central Bank confirms talks with South Korea over frozen assets

The Iranian Central Bank has confirmed reports that an Iranian delegation has recently visited South Korea for talks over Iran’s frozen assets in the southeast Asian country.

Iranian officials visit Seoul, demand S Korea to unlock frozen assets

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says an expert delegation from the Islamic Republic of Iran consisting of banking and oil experts held talks in Seoul with South Korean officials and companies over ways of resuming exports of Iranian oil and gas condensate to the Southeast Asian country.

Report: South Korea plans to resume oil imports from Iran

A South Korean media report says the country plans to resume oil imports from Iran after a three-year pause.

Iran, South Korea hold working group talks on frozen assets

Tehran and Seoul have held working-level consultations to discuss ways to resolve years-long disputes over Iran's funds frozen in South Korea under the U.S. sanctions, South Korea’s foreign ministry announced Wednesday.

Iran and S. Korea set for talks next month over frozen assets

South Korea and Iran plan to hold working-level consultations next month in Seoul to discuss ways to untangle years-long disputes over Tehran's assets frozen under US sanctions, an informed source says.

Report: South Korea, Iran mull paying Tehran UN debts

South Korea is in consultations with Iran over the proposed use of its funds, frozen under the US sanctions, to help Tehran pay dues to the United Nations and regain its voting rights, government sources say.

Bagheri: South Korea obliged to release Iran’s assets

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani has stressed that regardless of the outcome of the talks between Tehran and P4+1 group in Vienna, the South Korean government is obliged to release blocked Iranian money

‘South Korean has not freed up Iran’s frozen assets’

The chairman of the Iran-South Korea Joint Chamber of Commerce says Seoul has not released frozen Iranian assets despite reports alleging it has done so.

South Korea ‘face mask donation’ triggers public backlash in Iran

South Korea's recent donation of 2,000 face masks to a hospital in Tehran has triggered controversy as the country refuses to release several billion dollars of Iranian oil money in line with anti-Iran U.S. sanctions.

Iranian MP calls for reciprocal action against S Korea over frozen assets

A high-ranking Iranian MP says the Islamic Republic must take reciprocal action against South Korea’s move to freeze Iranian assets.

Iran renews call on South Korea to unfreeze oil money

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Baqeri Kani has called on Seoul to quickly and effectively unfreeze Iranian funds and resources in South Korea.

Iranian, South Korean FMs discuss Iran’s frozen assets

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has held negotiations with his South Korean counterpart Chung Eui-yong over the latest developments regarding Iran’s access to its financial resources in South Korea in a telephone conversation.

Iran Urges South Korea to Immediately Release Its Frozen Assets

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi has held talks with South Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun who was in Tehran as part of a delegation headed by the country’s prime minister.

Serbian Foreign Minister to Visit Iran on Apr. 17: Spokesman

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the Serbian Foreign Minister will visit Tehran on Saturday, April 17, 2021.

Seoul Must Unblock Iran’s Frozen Assets As Soon As Possible

Iran’s first vice president says South Korea must take action to unfreeze Iran’s foreign exchange assets as soon as possible, noting that freezing Iran’s money has badly tarnished the image of South Korean banks among Iranians.

South Korean Prime Minister in Tehran for High-Level Talks

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun arrived in Tehran on Sunday, April 11, 2021, for a two-day visit.

South Korean Prime Minister to Visit Iran on April 11: Spokesman

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun will arrive in Tehran on Sunday, April 11, 2021, for a two-day visit.

Iran Berates Seoul for Refusing to Release Its Assets under US Pressure

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has criticized South Korea for being swayed by the United States when it comes to releasing Iran’s assets in the Asian country.

Zarif Urges South Korea to Release Iran’s Frozen Assets ASAP

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on Seoul to provide Iran with access to its assets frozen in South Korean banks, especially now that the Iranian nation seriously needs its money.

‘Crew of Seized South Korean Ship Allowed to Leave Iran’

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says Tehran has, in a humanitarian move, allowed the crew members of the South Korean ship seized by Iran due to environmental concerns, to leave the country.

South Korea Seizing Iranian People’s Food, Drug Money: Zarif

In comments on Wednesday, Mohammad Javad Zarif once again criticized Seoul for seizing Iran’s assets "upon US orders". “’ We told South Korean officials that...

South Korea Should Pay Penalty for Freezing Iran’s Assets: Top Banker

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnasser Hemmati says the South Korean banks that have blocked Iran’s funds should pay the damage suffered by Tehran during the past two years.

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