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Iran, Azerbaijan to increase electricity trade to 500 MW

May 28, 2016 Iran and Azerbaijan will increase their electricity trade to 500 megawatts (MW), Iran's Deputy Minister of Energy Houshang Falahatian said. The needed electricity trade infrastructures will be completed within one month, Falahatian said, state-run IRINN TV reported May 26. He said that currently electricity trade between Tehran and Baku stands at 10 [...]

By |May 29th, 2016|Azerbaijan|

Azerbaijan, Iran agree on spectrum use in border areas

May 21, 2016 Azerbaijan and Iran have agreed on spectrum use in border areas.The parties monitored the bands used by both states for GSM and TV  services and formed a protocol based on the findings. This has now been signed. The document is focused on the efficient and equal use of spectrum in order to avoid collisions [...]

By |May 21st, 2016|Azerbaijan|

Azerbaijan, Iran ready to boost agriculture cooperation

May 17, 2016 Azerbaijan and Iran have defined directions of cooperation in the sphere of agriculture. The cooperation in the sphere of agriculture was one of the main issues during the Azerbaijan-Iran business forum held in Baku May 16. Iranian delegation led by the country's Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati included the country's officials, as well [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|Azerbaijan|

Iran Khodro to set up assembly line in Azerbaijan

May 8, 2016 Leading Iranian vehicle manufacturer Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) has signed a letter of understanding with an Azerbaijani company to assemble completely knocked down (CKD) vehicles in Azerbaijan, said a report. IKCO would not make any investment in Azerbaijan but the partnership with the Azeri company is limited to technical and engineering services [...]

By |May 8th, 2016|Azerbaijan|

Iran inaugurates customs terminal at border crossing with Azerbaijan

May 5, 2016 Transit cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan is expected to increase as the first phase of a new customs terminal at Poldasht border crossing has been inaugurated, Iranian envoy to Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic said. "The new terminal at Poldasht border crossing will play a key role in boosting trade ties as well [...]

By |May 5th, 2016|Azerbaijan|

Regional issues should be solved through discussion, without foreigners involved/Stressing accelerated development of Tehran-Baku bilateral, regional cooperation

President Rouhani met with the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and underscored fostering Tehran-Baku ties comprehensively, using all capacities available. In this meeting that happened late on Thursday on the sidelines of the OIC Summit in Turkey, Dr Rouhani underlined the serious resolve by both sides to develop ties in all fields [...]

By |April 14th, 2016|Azerbaijan|

How Iran Is Skirting Sanctions in the Southern Caucasus

by: Emanuele Ottolenghi Of the 166 companies currently registered, Iranian nationals own 84, or 52.5 percent. There are also 9 companies created by Iranians who use passports acquired through a citizenship-by-investment program from the island nation of St Kitts and Nevis – the same citizenship used by the three sanctioned individuals to register most of their companies. Together, [...]

By |December 15th, 2015|Azerbaijan|

Iran’s Central Asia Temptations

April 17th, 2010 In the foreign policy of the Central Asian states—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan—the attraction to the rest of the Muslim world has had a relatively short history. The political independence of these countries following the break-up of the Soviet Union was accompanied by their populations’ growing interest in their Muslim identity [...]

By |April 17th, 2010|Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan|