November 19, 2017
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November 16, 2017

T he Iranian mining sector was surrounded by much fanfare following the lifting of nuclear sanctions on the Islamic Republic in 2016.

Government officials"...

Iran, Austria to trade in non-dollar currencies
November 18, 2017

An Austrian bank official said that to reassure traders and businessmen, Kontrollbank will support non-dollar currencies in trade transactions between Iran and Austria.

“Our traders and businesspeople are worried about US new sanctions against Iran and to relieve their stress we are offering non-dollar currencies transaction services,” said an official of Oesterreichische Kontrollbank, better known as Kontrollbank, on Thursday.

Iran Prepares To Export LNG To Boost Trade Relations
November 18, 2017

Iran could ship its first export-bound cargo of LNG at the end of 2018, BMI Research said, after a JV between Iran’s Kharg Gas Refining Co. and Helma Vantage began talks with Belgian ship owner Exmar to charter its floating LNG vessel Caribbean FLNG for the short term.

The JV has already sealed a deal with the National Iranian"...

Multidimensional structure helps develop Iran-Russia ties: Diplomat
November 18, 2017

The multidimensional structure of relations between Iran and Russia can help develop ties between the two countries, an Iranian diplomat said.

'Relations between the two countries are promoting and their level is unprecedented at the moment,' Director of The Foreign Ministry's School of International Relations Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) in Moscow on Friday.

The multidimensional structure"...

Iran: Head of Basij Organization Announces Plans to Create Neighbourhood Patrols
November 18, 2017

The head of Iranian regime’s Basij organization (the paramilitary suppressive force) announced the plan to establish patrols of the neighbourhoods. The state-run Etemad newspaper on Thursday compared formation of these patrols with the measures taken by “Revolutionary Committees” during the 1980s.

According to state-run ISNA news agency, in a news conference on Wednesday November 15, Gholamhossein Gheybparvar said: “We want"...

Iran says Britain to pay 400 million-pound debt soon
November 18, 2017

The Iranian ambassador said on Friday that Britain will soon repay a decades-old debt of over 400 million pounds ($527 million) to Iran but denied the payment was linked to the case of a British-Iranian charity worker jailed in Iran.

“An outstanding debt owed by the U.K. to Tehran will be transferred to the Central Bank of Iran in the coming days. The payment ... has nothing to do with Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s case,” Hamid Baeedinejad"...