CAA has corollary in US’ Lautenberg Amendment
This was spearheaded by US Senator Frank Lautenberg in 1989-90, hence came to be popularly known as the Lautenberg Amendment that gave refugee status and eventually citizenship to a set of minorities from three countries. Indian diplomats have found this Act useful to strengthen India’s argument in the US.
India, Iran should work to expedite Chabahar Port development, connectivity to Afghanistan: Zarif
Despite the US exempting India from sanctio...
After Iran, UCO Bank may be chosen to pay Russia
India is set to change the bank it uses to make payments for Russian arms and is likely to r...
India, Iran discuss future of JCPOA
Dr S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister and Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister of Iran held a bilateral meeting today on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi. Both sides have also agreed to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the bilateral Treaty of Friendship in 2020.
Khamenei: 'Bitter' plane tragedy should not cloud Soleimani's 'sacrifice'
"The plane crash was a bitter accident, it burned through our heart," Iran's supreme leader Khamenei said. "But some tried to... portray it in a way to forget the great martyrdom and sacrifice" of Major General Qasem Soleimani, the head of the foreign operations arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards.
Estonia blasts Iran for causing tensions in the region, calls for political dialogue and deescalation
Talking exclusively to ET Online on the sidelines of Raisina Dialogue jointly hosted by Ministry of External Affairs and Think-Tank ORF, Reinsalu said, "It is very important to give a strong and clear message that these destabilizing activities of Iran have caused rise of tensions in the region as a centre of gravity.. to call Iran to avoid such actions and to call all parties to the political dialogue."
Iran rejects idea of a new "Trump deal" in nuclear row
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has praised Trump as a great dealmaker, called on Tuesday for the president to replace Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with major powers with his own new pact to ensure Tehran does not get an atomic weapon.
Rare stolen copy of 'Divan of Hafez', worth $1.1 mn, found
The gold-leafed volume was missing from the collection of an Iranian antiques dealer after his death in Germany in 2007.
Interested in diplomacy but not in negotiating with the US: Iran's foreign minister
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Iran incurred hundreds of billions of dollars in damages because of current tensions. Referring to the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week killing all 176 aboard, Zarif said shooting down of the civilian plane was a mistake.
Crude oil outlook turns bearish on US-Iran relief, surplus fears
Crude oil prices, however, may get some boost from phase one of US-China trade deal.
View: India can become a rule-maker in the global oil trade instead of the rule-taker it is today
India needs to push for a bigger role for its exchanges and currency in the oil trade.
Iran's Rouhani calls for 'national unity' after jet downing
"The people want to make sure that the authorities treat them with sincerity, integrity and trust," said Rouhani, also calling on the armed forces to "apologise" and explain what happened in the air disaster.
EU launches Iran Nuclear-deal dispute action
The three countries, which signed the international agreement in 2015 along with the US, Russia and China, informed Borrell, who supervises the pact, in a letter that they are triggering its “dispute mechanism”, ratcheting up pressure on the Islamic Republic.
Under pressure, Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing
Iran announced Tuesday its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week, as it struggles to contain the fallout from the disaster that sparked three days of protests.
Iran says it has made arrests over plane disaster as protests rage on
Iran undisclosed the number of suspects accused of a role in shooting down the Ukrainian airliner last wednesday, that killed all 176 people on board. President Hassan Rouhani promised a thorough investigation into the "unforgiveable error" of shooting down the plane, giving a television address on Tuesday.
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