EghtesadOnline: Tehran seems unimpressed and also pessimistic over the newly-created Swiss payment channel aimed at delivering humanitarian goods to Iran.
EghtesadOnline: President of Europe's Special Purpose Vehicle known as INSTEX, Per Fischer, is in Tehran to attend talks between Iranian authorities and representatives from France, Germany, Britain, and the European Union on how to best implement the payment channel.
EghtesadOnline: The Swiss government is moving ahead with plans to unveil a humanitarian payment channel for Iran through complex negotiations with different parties in Iran, the US and Switzerland.
EghtesadOnline: Officials in Tehran welcomed the creation of a channel with Iran called INSTEX by Europe, to help continue trade and circumvent unilateral US sanctions re-imposed after Washington withdrew from the international 2015 atomic deal signed with Iran in 2015.
EghtesadOnline: Germany’s foreign minister said he is hopeful Europe in the coming weeks will be able to finalize its long-promised payment channel for conducting trade with Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The Special Purpose Vehicle, a dedicated non-dollar payment channel created by Europe to keep trade flowing with Iran in defiance of US sanctions, is likely to be launched soon.
EghtesadOnline: Switzerland is holding talks with the United States and Iran about launching a humanitarian payment channel to help ensure food and drugs keep flowing to the Islamic Republic amid tightened US sanctions, the Swiss government said.