Mar 21 2015 - 15:24
Recent progress in the negotiations with the group of six international powers may be the basis for a final deal on Iran's nuclear program, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said today. "During the negotiations, there was a commonality of views in some areas where our views diverged earlier, it can serve as a basis for a final agreement," Rouhani is quoted by RIA Novosti with reference to Reuters.
Mar 20 2015 - 18:15
Iran will exchange oil for humanitarian goods (food, medicine, medical equipment) from India. 45% of the barter worth up to $100 million a month will be conducted in rupees using the UCO Bank account (55% in euros for sums greater than $100 million), RIA Novosti reports. India has been paying for Iranian oil in euros, the rest in rupees, since July 2011. Iran has opened an account with the UCO Bank. 55% of the deal is paid in euros, the rest in rupees.
Mar 13 2015 - 20:46
Iran has failed to make $7.8 billion from oil exports as a result of international sanctions, as stated by Spokesman of the Iranian Government Mohammad Nobakht today, RIA Novosti reports.The sanctions hinder transfer of money through international banks.The main buyers of Iranian oil are China, India, Japan, South Africa and Turkey, according to Nobakht. Iran earned $52.8 billion from oil exports in 12 months.
Mar 12 2015 - 18:41
Countries of the Middle East should unite to cope with the uncontrolled terrorism, outside countries should adhere to the policy of non-military assistance to legitimate governments, the Iranian Ambassador to Russia, Mehdi Sanaei, said in an interview to Vestnik Kavkaza at a conference called “The situation in the Middle East: ways to solve the crisis” held at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS).
Mar 5 2015 - 16:32
The Caspian Sea states have agreed on six points of the draft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea after two days of talks in Baku at the level of the working group, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran, Ibrahim Ragimpur, said.The Caspian Sea states have reached an agreement on some controversial points in the draft convention.
Mar 2 2015 - 15:58
The common interests of good neighborliness is more important for the Caspian states than differences in economic interests, the deputy head of the Editorial Council of Vestnik Kavkaza, the director general of the Institute for Caspian Cooperation, Sergey Micheyev, said during a Moscow-Baku-Astana video conference.
Feb 22 2015 - 23:03
Today in Geneva a coordination meeting of the "six negotiators" started, with only the Iranian delegation missing, who is expected to join the work of the group in the upcoming hours. The absence is explained by the fact that the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, is currently holding negotiations with US Secretary of State John Kerry.