EghtesadOnline: Iran traded 6.93 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $3.69 billion with Turkey during the first nine months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Dec. 21), to register a 29.91% growth in tonnage and 6.63% decline in value compared with last year's corresponding period, latest data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration show.
EghtesadOnline: Iran, Russia and Turkey see the planned US withdrawal from Syria as a positive step and are committed to taking further steps to help improve the political and humanitarian situation in the war-torn Arab state, leaders of the three countries said on Thursday after a summit on Syria.
EghtesadOnline: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country is "ready" to set up its own trade mechanism with Iran, allowing companies from the two neighboring countries to continue with their "legitimate" business amid the hostile US sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: Iran can buy several million cubic meters of water from Afghanistan in exchange for gas and electricity, a Zabol lawmaker said.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, who was in Beirut on Sunday and Monday, extended Iran's support for the newly-formed Lebanese government in talks with the country’s top officials.
EghtesadOnline: A joint communication taskforce is to be established between Iran and Iraq by March with the aim of boosting collaboration.
EghtesadOnline: Qatar Airways started a direct flight between Doha and Isfahan on Monday, IRNA quoted Hassan Amjadi, director general of Isfahan Airports Company, as saying.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Iraq signed an agreement Tuesday to establish a monetary channel for facilitating payments between the two countries. The agreement was signed by the governors of the Central Banks of Iran Abdolnaser Hemmati and Ali Al-Allaq, his Iraqi counterpart, in Baghdad.
EghtesadOnline: Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says the electricity export bill to Iraq over the past 15 years amounts to $6 billion.
EghtesadOnline: At a private reception for diplomats on Wednesday, the UN nuclear chief strongly criticized efforts to hamstring his organization that has been at the forefront of nuclear security and verification of Tehran’s compliance with the international nuclear deal, according to two foreign officials present there.