May 26 2015 - 21:09
Russia has put a temporary ban on poultry and eggs due to a complicated epizootic situation in the United States, according to Yulia Trofimova, spokeswoman of Rosselkhoznadzor, TASS reports. Imports of US poultry had earlier been limited due to reports of bird flu. 157 outbreaks of H5N1, H5N2 and H5N8 have been registered in 17 states, resulting in 33.3 million birds dead.
May 24 2015 - 21:41
Oil fields on the island of Laban in the territorial waters of Iran will be developed by the Polish company Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo. The corresponding memorandum with PGNiG was signed by the National Iranian Oil Company.
May 23 2015 - 18:15
Iran has delivered humanitarian aid for Yemen to Djibouti. The Iranian ship was unloaded in the port of Djibouti and is preparing to return to Iran.
May 23 2015 - 13:48
At a meeting of the General Assembly and the Board of Directors of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea (BSCSIF), Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said that a relationship of alignment with the EU on a bilateral basis is the most convenient format for Azerbaijan.
May 22 2015 - 18:23
Ksenia Yudayeva, the first deputy chairwoman of the Russian Central Bank, said that Russia may substitute Western capital markets with Asian ones, TASS reports.
May 22 2015 - 12:10
Pentagon spokesman Army Colonel Steve Warren said that US spending on military operations against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria amounted to $2.1 billion.According to Warren, 2000 hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers AT-4 will be delivered to Iraq as early as next week, RIA Novosti reports. It is expected that the anti-tank weapons would be an effective tool in the fight against car bombs, which are widely used by militants.
May 21 2015 - 19:48
The US has imposed sanctions on Al Naser Airlines and Sky Blue Aviation of the UAE for allegedly selling old Airbus planes made in 1997-2004 to Iran, RIA Novosti reports.The accounts of the companies in US banks have been frozen, the companies have been banned from the territory of the US. Moreover, US civilians and companies are not allowed to cooperate with the banned companies.