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IRAN - CHINA - RUSSIA
Tehran signs billion dollar energy agreements with China and Russia
The Iranian Oil Ministry and the Chinese giant Sinopec will collaborate in the modernization of the Abadan refinery to the tune of 1.2 billion dollars. Together with Moscow two nuclear power plants planned for the Persian Gulf coast. Experts speak of great long term economic and environmental benefits from projects.
07/04/2010 RUSSIA - USA
Moscow gives up nuclear arsenals, but sells arms to dictatorships of the world
Tomorrow in Prague, Obama and Medvedev will sign the new Start treaty to reduce nuclear arsenals. The success of the new U.S. president is overshadowed by Russia’s possible abandonment of agreements in light of threat posed by the U.S. missile shield.
10/09/2016 14:31:00 IRAN – EUROPEAN UNION
Trade between Iran and EU up by 43 per cent in first half of 2016
According to Eurostat data, trade volume between Iran and EU hit € 5.107 billion. EU exports to Iran grew by 13 per cent to € 3.565 billion with EU members Greece, France and Spain leading the way.
28/06/2013 CHINA - KOREA
Beijing and Seoul agree: nuclear weapons in North Korea unacceptable
Park Geun-hye begins her state visit to China with a success: Xi Jinping sides with the South against the Kim regime’s nuclear arsenal. Relaunch of bilateral economic relations, a plan drafted for a free trade agreement.
06/09/2016 15:52:00 ISRAEL – JAPAN
As oil declines, Israel-Japan economic partnership develops
Lower oil prices have reduced Arab countries’ clout in Japan. In the first seven months of 2016, bilateral trade reached US$ 1.4 billion. Japan is Israel’s fourth largest market in Asia. Analysts and experts see Tokyo changing its policy in the Middle East.
26/06/2013 SOUTH KOREA - CHINA
Seoul and Beijing ready to work together to rein in Pyongyang
The South Korean president is leaving tomorrow for China, where she will meet Xi Jinping. Some analysts are optimistic that the two sides can reach a solution to stop North Korean threats. Economic relations are also on the agenda. Bilateral trade exceeded US$ 53 billion last year.
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