Araghchi: Europe is making a mistake
In answer to the question of whether Europe will impose non-nuclear sanctions on Iran to satisfy the US demands on the JCPOA 2015 nuclear agreement, Deputy for Legal and International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Abbas Aragchi, said: “We have not seen a consensus by Europe yet. There are those on the Continent who believe they can convince Trump to stay in the deal by agreeing with him on other non-nuclear issues. This idea is totally wrong and will certainly backfire.”
Iran proposes Persian Gulf dialogue forum
Iranian Prime Minister, Javad Zarif, writes in the Financial Times that the defeat of Isis has not just heralded the return of stability to large swaths of territory. It is also fanning fresh conflict and tension — including a concerted effort to revive the hysteria which has long obscured the reality of Iran’s foreign policy.
Iran terms for visa cancellations
The Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Iran has announced: “We will waiver visa requirements on two conditions. First, this has to be reciprocal, and second it has to be in Iran’s favor.”
Paul Pillar: The US cannot change the JCPOA unilaterally
Paul Pillar says: The U.S. government does not have the ability to change unilaterally a multilateral agreement. Even most of the U.S. opponents of the JCPOA admit that, which is why they talk about "renegotiating" the accord.
Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor
The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.
Afghanistan leads investment in Iran mining
Afghanistan has invested in nine projects to lead the way among European, Asian, and North American countries in foreign investment in Iran in the industry, mining, and trade sectors.
India exports to Russia via Iran
The implementation phase of the North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC) will begin from next month.
S Kumar, India’s high ranking customs officer, said: “New Delhi will begin its cargo export from mid-January 2018 to Russia via Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan.”
Iran strategic port phase I opens
Phase I of Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar was inaugurated by the Iranian President and 60 foreign guests from 17 countries. The opening of Phase I has increased Chabahar’s capacity as a port by 8.5 million tons. This figure will go up to 80 million tons in the last stage.
Iran-EU Research Cooperation
Iran and the EU intend to expand cooperation between researchers in Iran, the EU, and with the European Research Council, in the landscape of a 2020 Program.
At the third high-level meeting between Iran and the European Union, and at the meeting between the Deputy Minister of Science in International Affairs of Iran and Deputy Director General of the European Commission on Research and Innovation, Iran announced its readiness to attract students from Europe.
European Film Week in Tabriz
Iranian Youth Cinema Society in collaboration with the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) network in Iran are staging a European Film Week in Tabriz this week.
The European Film Week, which was staged in Tehran recently at the Cinema Museum in association with EUNIC headed by Alexander Rigger and represented by Thomas Kloiber, began work in Tabriz today by screening four films.
1st Smart City Expo in Tehran
The first Smart City Expo will take place in Tehran with the participation of large domestic companies and a number of foreign companies.
Domestic and foreign products and solutions for smart cities will be showcased from 13-16 February 2018 at the “Shahr-e Aftab” exhibition center.
Iranian dairy products in European food baskets
A cooperation agreement to transfer experience and knowledge of the dairy industry for export purposes to European countries has been signed between Iran Dairy Industries and the European Dairy Association.