When Bangladeshi textile firm DBL set up shop in Ethiopia two years ago, the African nation was the garment industry’s bright new frontier, boasting abundant cheap labor and a government keen to woo companies with tax breaks and cheap loans.
Iran’s foreign minister stressed the need for an end to Saudi-led attacks against Yemen and a political process to resolve the conflict there, saying the world community has a “moral responsibility” to help bring an end to the tragedy unfolding in the war-torn country and hold the aggressors accountable.
A military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned that any act of military aggression by the US against Iran leading even to a limited conflict would likely set off a “full-scale war” that would afflict other parts of the region too.
A top advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for a political settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, saying Armenia’s occupation of Azerbaijani cities should come to an end as required by international law, but not through military force.
Clashes erupted between Azerbaijan and Armenia on Sunday over the volatile Nagorno-Karabakh region, reigniting concern about instability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines transporting oil and gas to world markets.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in his message on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, September 26, called on states that possess nuclear weapons to reaffirm the shared understanding that a nuclear war cannot be won and must not be fought.
Tehran is hosting the National Exhibition on Sacred Defense Achievements coincided with annual ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the beginning of eight years of a war that was imposed on the country by Iraq’s dictator Saddam Hussein in late September 1980.
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Monday said Iraq’s 1980-88 war with Iran showed the country can defend itself and that aggression on the Islamic Republic would be very costly.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said if the European Union wants Iran to resume its voluntary transparency-focused and confidence-building measures (CBMs) concerning its nuclear energy program, the bloc should resist the US “economic terrorism” targeting the Islamic Republic.