Iran and Syria have signed a strategic long-term agreement for economic cooperation in the presence of the Iranian minister of Roads and Urban Development and Syrian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade.
Iran’s Minister of Petroleum has stated that the third stage of IRENEX oil sales may take place next week, adding: “Required permits have been received from the heads of the three branches of government for oil sales of 3 mbpd on IRENEX. Transactions will take place entirely in rials.”
The first meeting of the follow-up committee for the implementation of Chabahar Agreement between Iran, Afghanistan, and India was held in Iran’s southeastern port city of Chabahar on Monday with the attendance of delegations from the three nations.
The CEO of Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) has said: “Some countries are pursuing the purchase of Iranian oil on IRENEX sand eeking information through their embassies in Tehran. A number of foreign companies have also directly contacted us for this matter and have even received a trading code.
The Gonabad Saffron Agricultural Production System is based on the qanat aqueduct irrigation system. This has been registered as the 55th Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) by FAO.
A member of the Iranian Parliament Commission on Agriculture believes: “Considering Iran’s 10th rank among producers of agricultural goods and a self-efficacy factor of over 80 percent, the country is not concerned over the import of certain foodstuffs from multinational agricultural corporations.”
The Indian Ambassador to Iran has announced: “High ranking Iranian and Indian officials have agreed to sign an MoU for preferential trade. This will be concluded shortly with the travel of an Iranian delegation to India.”
An EU spokesperson has pointed to the compact agenda of Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, saying she will probably be unable to fit the anti-Iran summit in Poland in her work schedule.
According to finds by Iranian researchers, water levels in the Caspian Sea have dropped in recent years and the effluent of pollutants and agricultural and urban wastewaters into the Sea has increased its organic load and decreased oxygen levels. This will transform the Caspian Sea in the deeper parts into a dead environment.
Former Iranian Ambassador to China believes: “A turnover of directors and change of regulations in Iran means that Beijing will not make long-term plans to work with Tehran. It is against this backdrop that large state-owned Chinese companies have left Iran during the sanctions period.”
A reformist Iranian political analyst believes: “Tensions are likely to reoccur due to economic problems created by sanctions, but the only way out of the existing crisis and bridging the gap between the people and the government is to accept that the problem exists and make some reforms from inside the system.”
Iran’s Ambassador to Switzerland Mohammad Reza Haji Karim Jabbari on Monday appreciated the Swiss Iranologist Professor Johann Christoph Burgel for his outstanding contributions to the Islamic and Iranian studies as well as his invaluable translations in the field of Persian language and history.
The Iranian foreign minister has condemned the continued detention of an Iranian female journalist in US jails, saying that the US government still violates human rights of black people, reports Mehr News.
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said on Monday that Iran has always been seeking to establish peace and stability in the region, but it will never allow any country to build coalition against its interests in the region or outside.