Iran ranked second in math competitions worldwide
The team of students from Iran competing in the WMI 2018 in South Korea have become the runner ups in the competitions.
Iranian bank cleared to open branch in India
Sunny Verma writes in the Indian Express that in the wake of US sanctions, India may explore the possibility of reviving the rupee-rial arrangement to import oil from Iran that it has used in the past.
US leaves door open to waivers for Iranian oil imports
Max Greenwood writes in The Hill that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday left the door open to granting waivers to countries seeking to import Iranian oil after U.S. sanctions on the nation take effect later this year.
South Korea denies stopping Iran's oil imports
The South Korean embassy in Tehran dismissed reports by Reuters claiming that South Korea has cancelled July loadings of crude and condensate cargoes from Iran, saying that loading oil tankers and buying Iranian oil continues.
Iran Youth Volleyball Team 3rd in Asia
Iran Youth Volleyball Team beat the Chinese Taipei Team to rank third in the 12th Asian Youth Volleyball Championship.
Japan-US talks to avoid effects of Iran sanctions
Reurters writes that Japan is analyzing the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran, which aim to cut Tehran’s oil exports out of the market, and will talk with Washington and other nations to avoid Japanese firms being adversely affected, the top government spokesman said Wednesday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference that Japan and the United States were in talks about the sanctions on Iran but declined to reveal details.
Trump-Un deal as compared to Iran deal
The Daily Beast in Istanbul writes one was the result of 12 years of painstaking negotiations over two U.S. presidential administrations and three changes of government on the other side, with the U.N. Security Council, the International Atomic Energy Agency, and leaders from the capitals of half a dozen countries actively involved.
Iran at Seoul and Tbilisi Book Fair
Iran will attend Seoul and Georgia Book Fairs in May. Amir Shahramnia, the CEO of Iran Cultural Fairs Institute, said: “Iran participates in the Tbilisi Book Fair in Georgia from 25 to 28 May. In a recent visit with Georgia's cultural advisor, it was decided to create an atmosphere suitable for holding the Iranian booth at the fair. Of course, Iran Cultural Fairs Institute does not directly participate in the fair and does not send a delegate. However, required coordination has been carried out in this regard with the Iran Cultural Advisory Office in Tbilisi.”