EghtesadOnline: Iran's gross domestic product, excluding oil production, recorded a positive growth rate of 0.9% in the third quarter of the current fiscal year (Sept. 23-Dec. 21).
EghtesadOnline: Meetings between Iranian officials and the European Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, in Tehran on Feb. 3-4 showed that the European powers are open to waiting out US President Donald Trump’s first term in office before taking further action on the 2015 nuclear deal, a foreign policy expert said.
EghtesadOnline: A lawmaker expects Oman’s peaceful approach to foreign policy will continue under the successor of the late Sultan Qaboos.
EghtesadOnline: The gross domestic product, excluding oil, has been positive during the first six months of [the Iranian year] 1398 [March 21-Sept. 22], the governor of the Central Bank of Iran said in his Instagram post.
EghtesadOnline: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi announced that Saudi Arabia had positively responded to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative for defusing tensions in the Persian Gulf region by agreeing to give peace a chance.
EghtesadOnline: The French president's office described talks on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in the coastal town of Biarritz between French leaders and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as "positive" and said the discussions, in which Germany and Britain also participated, would continue.
EghtesadOnline: Progress was made in nuclear talks on Friday to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal, but it is not sufficient to stop Tehran from scaling back compliance with the accord, a senior Iranian official said, as Europe announced that a new mechanism to allow trade with Tehran had become operational.