EghtesadOnline: The Expediency Council, a powerful body that resolves disputes between the parliament and Guardians Council, approved the establishment of seven free trade zones and 13 special economic zones last week.
EghtesadOnline: A new shipping line will connect Bandar Abbas in the southern Hormozgan Province to Latakia, the main port city of Syria.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s non-oil commercial exchanges with Persian Gulf Arab states, including Iraq, the UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, hit $21.5 billion in the last Iranian year that ended on March 19, 2020.
EghtesadOnline: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani filled reporters in on his trips to Lebanon and Syria upon his arrival in Tehran early Tuesday, characterizing his meetings with top officials from the two Arab countries as “positive”.
EghtesadOnline: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani reiterated Iran’s policy to support war-stricken Syria and said the close cooperation between the two countries is deep-rooted and not “a tactical matter”.
EghtesadOnline: An Iranian diplomat called on Syria and Turkey to exercise restraint, as tensions rose between the two countries over the situation in Syria’s northwest Idlib region.
EghtesadOnline: Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis and President Hassan Rouhani met in Tehran on Tuesday and stressed the need to enhance Tehran-Damascus cooperation in all sectors, including trade.
EghtesadOnline: The formation of Syria's long-awaited constitutional committee heralds the beginning of a “difficult” and “lengthy” process toward finding a political solution to the Arab country's problems, Iran's top diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the deal between Turkey and Russia to end the conflict with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria is a "positive step" toward restoration of peace and stability in the region.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said security in the volatile Syria-Turkey border areas can only be guaranteed through cooperation between the Syrian Army and Kurdish forces.