Iran-South Korea Relations
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Tehran Blasts Seoul for Misnaming, Militarizing Persian Gulf
Tehran has censured South Korea for misnaming the Persian Gulf and sending a military mission to the waters south of Iran under pressure from the United States.
Iran Exporting Nanofibre Masks to S Korea, Turkey, Thailand
An Iranian knowledge-based company has begun exporting nanofibre masks to three foreign countries.
LG, Samsung Deny Leaving Iran over US Sanctions: Report
South Korea’s Samsung Electronics has denied reports that it was withdrawing from the Iranian market in the face of US sanctions, London-based bne IntelliNews says.
‘Some Korean SMEs Go Bankrupt after US Sanctions against Iran’
The Chairman of Iran-South Korea Joint Chamber of Commerce says following the cutback in economic relations between Tehran and Seoul due to US sanctions, many small or medium-sized companies (SMEs) that had ties with Iran have gone almost bankrupt.
‘Seoul Keen to Keep Good Ties with Tehran despite Sanctions’
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has expressed her country’s willingness to maintain its friendly relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran despite the anti-Iran pressures.
Iran Reliable Partner for S Korea: Seoul
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has hailed the historical relations between Seoul and Tehran saying that his country attaches significant importance to Iran as a reliable partner.
Iran FM Holds High-Level Talks in New York
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday held separate meetings with his counterparts from a number of countries on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Iran Keen to Boost Ties with S. Korea, Vietnam: Rouhani
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran is eager to further develop its bilateral relations with Seoul and Hanoi.
South Korea Rejects Reports on Stopping Oil Imports from Iran
The South Korean embassy in Tehran has rejected the groundless reports on suspending its shipments of Iranian crude oil and gas condensates in July.
400 Publishers from 50 States Attending Tehran Book Fair
The 31st Tehran International Book Fair has drawn more publishers and authors from around the world this year compared to previous years.
Iran, South Korea Discuss Commercialising Nanotechnology Products
Iranian nanotechnology firms held their first meeting with South Korean companies this week in a bid to explore grounds for cooperation and commercialisation of products.
Iran Welcomes Recent Détente on Korean Peninsula
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has welcomed the positive developments and de-escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula.
Iranian Zurkhaneh Sports Growing Popular in South Korea
In recent years, South Korea has shown its interest in developing the Zurkhaneh (Pahlavani) sports through the management of the issues related to this original Iranian sport across the Asian continent.
Iran to Build Solar Power Plant with S. Korean Investment
Iran plans to build a new solar power plant in the Zarandieh town of Markazi Province as part of a project mainly funded by a South Korean company.
PyeongChang Olympics Organizers Apologize to Iranian Athletes
The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games has extended official apology to Iranian olympians over its decision to exclude them from Samsung Electronics’ welcoming pack.
Iran May Ban Import of Samsung Products after Olympics Controversy
Iran has urged the Samsung Electronics to immediately apologize over its decision to deny Iranian athletes the free smartphones given as a gift to all Olympics athletes, otherwise the country may ban the import of all Samsung phones.
Iran Summons S. Korea Ambassador over Samsung’s ‘Immoral’ Move
The South Korean ambassador has been summoned to the Iranian foreign ministry over Samsung’s “immoral” decision to exclude Iranian athletes at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games from receiving its special gift under the pretext of international sanctions on Tehran.
Iran Expresses Regret Over South Korea Hospital Fire
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered deep condolences over the deaths and injuries of dozens of sick and elderly people as a result of a fire in a hospital in South Korea.
Iran, S. Korea Ink Documents on Health Cooperation
Iran and South Korea have signed seven cooperation documents in various areas as a step toward the enhancement of mutual relations.
S. Korea, Germany to Finance Development of Iran’s Electric Trains
Iran’s Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development says South Korea and Germany will provide funds for the development of electric trains in the Islamic Republic.
Iranian University Establishes Scientific Cooperation with S. Korea
Iran’s Technical and Vocational University has kicked off cooperation with South Korean embassy in Tehran to expand its scientific exchange with the Asian country and the world.
Iran Sets New Record in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
Iran’s national football team has set a new record in FIFA World Cup qualifier matches by playing 12 consecutive matches, 1108 minutes, without conceding a single goal.
Iran Signs Biggest LC Deal with South Korea to Receive €8bn Loan
Iranian media on Saturday celebrated the country’s biggest credit line deal in recent years with South Korea’s Eximbank, saying it marked a new opening in attracting foreign investment.
Iranian Firm in Talks with KIA Motors for Car Parts Export
An Iranian knowledge-based company is to export its resistance welding electrodes, much in demand by auto makers, to international markets.
South Korean Speaker Visits Historic Sites of Isfahan
Speaker of South Korea’s National Assembly, Chung Sye-kyun, has used the opportunity of a diplomatic visit to Iran to tour the heritage sites in the central Iranian city of Isfahan.