EghtesadOnline: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court, not politicians, will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has hit relations between Ankara and Washington.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Afghanistan raised concerns about the increasing smuggling of US dollars to neighboring countries, especially Iran, from Afghanistan and warned that this could further impact the value of Afghani against the dollar.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday it was “astonished” at a Reuters report that Iran had moved missiles to Iraq and that the article was “without evidence”.
EghtesadOnline: The US dollar has been completely eliminated from trade deals conducted between Iran and Iraq due to US sanctions and the neighboring countries have shifted toward the euro and national currencies, the head of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce said.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq will send a delegation to the United States seeking an agreement on financial transactions with Iran following Washington’s reimposition of sanctions on Tehran, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Investors are worried about a US Treasury investigation into majority state-owned Turkish lender Halkbank, which faces a potentially hefty fine for allegations of Iran-sanctions busting.
EghtesadOnline: The decision of European airliners to halt flights to the Iranian capital Tehran in September has paved the way for Turkish carriers to increase their fights.
EghtesadOnline: Turkey intends to defy US President Donald Trump and continue its strong bilateral trade links with Iran, the Turkish ambassador to Tehran announced on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has raised the level of uncertainty over how Iraq will handle US sanctions on Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq’s ties with Iran are likely to grow stronger as a result of renewed US economic sanctions on Tehran.