Sunday, August 7, 2022

Iran-South Korea Relations

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.

Iran, S. Korea Hold Joint Seminar on Intellectual Property

Iran and South Korea as two close economic partners have held a joint seminar on intellectual property in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iran Willing to Help Reconcile Two Koreas: Larijani

The speaker of Iran’s Parliament has voiced Tehran’s willingness to use its capacities and capabilities to help improve inter-Korean relations.

Iran to Discuss Visa Facilitation with China, Japan, S. Korea

Iranian tourism officials will discuss the possibility of relaxing visa regulations with China, Japan, and South Korea in the next few months, according to the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.

Iran Becomes Second Supplier of S. Korea’s Crude Oil: Report

The Islamic Republic of Iran has turned to the second oil supplier of South Korea, which has imported 2.26 million tonnes of Iranian crude, or 534,368 barrels per day (bpd), up 118.8 percent from 1.03 million tonnes a year ago, reaching a record

Iran and South Korea Ink Water Treatment Deal

South Korea is about to help Iran on water supply and management and wastewater treatment under three memorandums of understanding signed in Tehran on Sunday, August 7.

South Korean Envoy Calls for Removal of Obstacles to Trade Ties with Iran

South Korea’s Ambassador to Tehran has expressed regret over the US attempts to stonewall monetary and banking transactions after the JCPOA went into effect on January 16.

New Iran-South Korea Container Service

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines launched a new, direct and regular container service to South Korea as business and trade ties between the two countries continue to expand, JOC reported.

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