Iran Coverage: Iran, Vietnam agree to raise volume of trade five-folded

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Trade in focus as Rouhani starts Asia visit

President Hassan Rouhani, on a key visit to Asia, says Iran and Vietnam have decided to increase bilateral trade volume fivefold to over $2 billion per year.

IRGC commander: Iran stopped Daesh from overrunning Syria

Iran’s Major General Qassem Soleimani says that Daesh and other Takfiri terrorist groups were created to weaken Iran.

Vietnamese president: Tehran, Hanoi support promotion of peace

President of Vietnam Trần Đại Quang said on Thursday that Iran and Vietnam support promotion of peace both at regional and international levels.

Iranian President, Vietnamese PM meet in Hanoi

Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks on issues of mutual interests on Thursday.

IRGC Cmdr: Raising deterrence power a duty for all

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy force General Ali Fadavi said on Wednesday that increasing the power of deterrence is a duty for all in the present critical situation.

Tehran, Hanoi sign MoU for visa lifting, IT cooperation

Iran and Vietnam on Thursday signed two documents for bilateral cooperation in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang.

Billions in Brazil jets, buses for Iran stall on U.S. sanctions

Brazilian companies such as Embraer SA and Marcopolo SA are scrambling to close multi billion-dollar deals to sell planes and buses to Iran, seeking to navigate remaining U.S. financial sanctions, senior officials have said.

Good news on joining ITER to be heard

AEOI spokesperson has said there has been much progress in Iran’s efforts to join ITER as having observer status.

Larijani discusses human rights issues in Brazil

Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Headquarters Mohammad-Javad Larijani discussed major human rights issues in a meeting in the Brazilian capital with head of the Human Rights Commission of Brazil’s Legislative Assembly.

PSA vows ‘central’ regional role for Iran

French auto giant Peugeot Citroen PSA says it has serious plans to make Iran a “central” production hub in the Middle East.