EghtesadOnline: Following fresh US sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program that puts the strategic Chabahar Port project in jeopardy and calls for a complete stop to all Iranian oil exports, India is in touch with all stakeholders over the matter, India’s External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's LPG shipments loaded, or due for lifting, in August rose by 84,000 million tons versus July to around 568,000 million tons, the highest since the previous international sanctions for its nuclear program were lifted in January 2016, fixtures from shipping sources showed recently. A majority of the shipments are destined for China, where importers are grappling with higher import tariffs for US LPG in an escalating trade war and are scrambling for Middle Eastern cargoes instead, Global S&P Platts reported.
EghtesadOnline: The Trump administration has launched an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and help pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its support of militant groups, U.S. officials familiar with the matter said.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday North Korea will receive relief only after it takes clear and irreversible steps to end its nuclear program, adding it would be a bumpy road to a summit between U.S. and North Korean leaders.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump said the U.S. is prepared to use “devastating” military force against North Korea but encouraged the world to work together to end the country’s nuclear program as he imposed new sanctions on the country’s banks.
EghtesadOnline: Japan backed a U.S. push for the United Nations Security Council to vote Monday on fresh sanctions against North Korea, saying that Kim Jong Un’s nuclear program poses the most serious threat since World War II.
EghtesadOnline: South Korean President Park Geun-hye called on Russia and other major global players on Saturday to increase pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear program which could open the road for cooperation with Pyongyang.
ٍEghtesadOnline: Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi said that Iran overall does not agree with unveiling its long-term nuclear program.
EghtesadOnline: A year after Iran and the world six major powers' landmark nuclear deal - known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - which was expected to ease economic restrictions on Tehran, the Iranians still have difficulties to do business with the world, what they see largely due to the US failure to fulfill its promises.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian official said one of the achievements of the Islamic Republic in the nuclear deal it has struck with six world powers has been the separation of the two issues of Iran’s nuclear program from its missile activities.