EghtesadOnline: Iran has always been interested in having cordial ties with Muslim countries, particularly its neighbors, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, adding that Persian Gulf states can protect regional security without the presence of foreign forces.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is ready to engage with Persian Gulf neighbors, if they decide to choose cooperation over hostility, Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said, adding that warmongering policies of certain groups in the United States, Israel and regional countries are wreaking havoc on the region.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's proposal for a non-aggression treaty between Persian Gulf states indicates the country's good faith, political transparency and desire to build confidence with neighbors, an international affairs expert said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's top diplomats stressed on their regional tour of friendly neighboring countries that Tehran is seeking “balanced” and “constructive” relations with all Persian Gulf states based on mutual respect.
EghtesadOnline: Iran recorded $292.91 million in non-oil trade surplus with Persian Gulf littoral states, namely the UAE, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, during the first month of the current fiscal year (March 21-April 20).
EghtesadOnline: Iran recorded a non-oil trade surplus of $8.24 billion with Persian Gulf littoral states, such as the UAE, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, during the 11 months to Feb. 19, 2019.
EghtesadOnline: Iran traded 27.4 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $13.84 billion with six Persian Gulf nations, namely Iraq, the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, during the first seven months of the current fiscal (March 21-Oct. 22) to register a 19.92% and 10.96% growth in tonnage and value respectively compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for the formation of a regional dialogue forum for the Persian Gulf littoral states in an attempt to restore peace and stability to the region.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Foreign Ministry warns that some "unwise" political stances adopted by Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on three Iranian islands further deepen regional rifts in the Persian Gulf.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has emphasized the need for setting up a security forum to promote dialogue among the Persian Gulf states, urging certain regional countries to end their arms race.