Iran picked up a location just outside the Persian Gulf for its plans to build a megaport in southern waters as the country aims to significantly increase seaborne trade to help diversify the economy and boost jobs in its mining and manufacturing sectors.
The managing director of Petropars Company, which is in charge of developing Phase 11 of Iran’s South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf, said the firm has conducted nearly 4,180 meters of drilling in this phase despite unstable winter weather conditions.
Iran’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna said Britain, France and Germany gave themselves not the Islamic Republic another chance to live up to their obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal by dropping their previous decision to adopt a resolution against Tehran at the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Board of Governors.
The European Union should shake off its ill will and build a good relationship with Britain as sovereign equals, Britain's top EU adviser David Frost said on Sunday, promising to stand up for the country's interests.
An official from the party of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi died overnight in police custody, associates said Sunday, while security forces cracked down on demonstrators staging some of the most widespread protests against last month’s coup.