» 01/10/2017, 09.52
IRAN - USA
Tehran, Parliament approves increase in military spending: up to 5% of the state budget
The five-year plan provides for the strengthening of ballistic missiles, armed drones and cyber-warfare. Lawmakers approve by 173 votes in favor and 10 against. Intellectuals, artists and activists of Iranian origin in the USA write to the new President Trump: Keep the nuclear deal to avoid new conflicts in the region.
20/05/2016 09:42:00 IRAN
Western governments invite banks and enterprises to promote trade with Iran
United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom encourage companies and financial institutions to resume relations with Tehran. The removal of sanctions is only partial and obstacles remain amid fears of retaliation by some governments. So far, European banks have been "timid" in the resumption of relations with Iran.
26/04/2017 11:08:00 IRAN - UNITED STATES
Vienna, uncertainty shrouds tenability of Iranian nuclear agreement
Iran and the main international powers met yesterday in the Austrian capital. Focus of "closed door meeting" the "respect" of the terms of the agreement. Tensions between Washington and Tehran are increasing. Iranian Minister: The United States respects neither the spirit or the terms of the agreement.
24/09/2009 IRAN – UNITED NATIONS
Russia closer to US on sanctions against Tehran
Medvedev holds talks with Obama. At the UN General Assembly Ahmadinejad is open to shaking hands with all friendly hands. He also attacks Israel and the United States. The 5+1 group is set to meet in Geneva on 1 October. Harsher sanctions might be imposed on Tehran.
18/01/2011 IRAN – AFRICA
Iran, a good ally for many African countries
Tehran is building factories in and exporting technologies to Africa, establishing good relations with many African nations. It offers scholarships to African students and nurtures ties to African Muslim groups, ostensibly for a brighter future for humanity.
02/12/2016 10:15:00 IRAN - USA
US Senate approves the extension of sanctions against Tehran
Iran Sanctions Act provides for the extension to 10 years of sanctions. The text approved by 99 votes in favor, 0 votes against. Previously, the Chamber had given the green light to the law. It now needs the signature of outgoing President Obama. The point people of the future Trump administration, include the head of the CIA, ready to cancel the international agreement. Approval in Israel.
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