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“I Hope the Judiciary of Iran Brings Flight 752’s Case to a Final Stop and Closes the Book,” Underlines Ukrainian Deputy FM.

In response to the assassination of Gen. Qasem Soleimani, the IRGC-Quds Force Commander by the Americans in Baghdad, the IRGC rained missiles on Al Asad Airbase, which belonged to the US, at 1:20 A.M., January 8, 2020. In a tension-hit atmosphere that came afterwards and just when most airlines stopped their flights over the skies of Iran and Iraq due to the rising military tensions, Flight 752 of Ukraine International Airline left Imam Khomeini Airport at 6:12 (local time) heading off to Kiev. A few minutes later, the plane, along with 176 passengers and crew members, was shot by the air defense system of Iran which marked the death of ... Read More »

“The late Mr. Hashemi Rafsanjani had a very broad views of expanding ties between the two countries as well as, in a larger scale, between Iran and Central Asia and Caucasus,” Says Kyrgyz Ambassador to Iran

Following the demise of the former Soviet Union, Iran was amongst the first countries to recognize the national independence and sovereignty of Kyrgyzstan; the bilateral diplomatic relations between Kyrgyzstan and Iran were established on May 10, 1992. Over the past twenty seven years, existing cultural commonalities have driven the two countries to a better knowledge of each other, and since the beginning of this journey Avazbek Abdurazakov has been a diplomat to make every effort imaginable. In an interview with the Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic, we went over the developments in the relations between the two countries as he told us about his first visit to Iran in 1993, ... Read More »

Greater Eurasia: Dialog, Trust and Cooperation

The parliamentary conference in the Kazakh capital can be undoubtedly accounted for the largest, most important event of its kind. Senior delegations from 65 countries (a number that has almost tripled compared to when there were 19 countries attending the Moscow conference) came to the Kazakh capital and amongst them were representatives from China, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Turkey as well as European nations such as Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, France, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Montenegro, Slovakia, the UK and many more. Also 15 delegations from various international organizations took part in the event. The conference is held in circumstances where it would be hard to ... Read More »

“Iraq Is the Only Country Who Holds friendly Ties with all Other Countries in the Region,” States Iraqi Ambassador to Iran.

Dr. Saad Jawad Kindeel believes the relations between Iran and Iraq own deep roots and that Iraq can play a pivotal role in reducing tensions in the Middle East. The Iraqi Ambassador reckons that a war between Iran and the US could leave scarring impacts on his country and the two countries need to stay away from further tensions. A chance was given to us to look into the economic flows between Tehran and Baghdad amidst a storm of US sanctions against Iran, the integration of Popular Mobilization Forces into the Iraqi Army, and the hunches that repeatedly come from the western media in an interview with the Ambassador of ... Read More »

“Portugal is Considering the Possibility of Becoming a Shareholder of INSTEX,” underlines João Côrte-Real.

Following the increase in the US sanctions and under the current circumstances, the I. R. Iran is working to create an environment to continue trades through INSTEX, established by France, Germany and the UK – better known as E3, by enhancing cooperation with countries like Portugal. The Portuguese Ambassador does support INSTEX and stresses that his country’s authorities are seeing to the matter to determine if Portugal can be a shareholder of this financial mechanism or not. Read More »

“It Is Yet Too Soon to See All of Iran,” Says Spouse of Belarussian Ambassador to Iran.

Belarus is an east-European country which was formed in 1990 after the demise of the Soviet Union. The waterways of Belarus, prior to many aspects, are indicative of its history; the Dnieper enabled old-day merchants and adventurous Vikings to sail south towards the Byzantine Empire and the Dvina towards the Baltic-Sea region. The areas standing atop the two rivers made possible a connection to the Volga, which eventually led to the Caspian Sea, Iran and the Arab World. The country is three times larger than Belgium and the Netherlands and resides 160 miles away from the Baltic Sea. Almost 40% of the country’s soil is covered with forests and forestry ... Read More »