Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) who traveled to Russia during June 15-17, to attend the 25th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, held talks with senior Russian officials on the sidelines of the event to expand economic ties including cooperation on joint car production.
Following the uneventful death of the president of the United Arab Emirates, his half-brother and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed succeeded him as the new president. Now the question is what will be the policies of Mohammed bin Zayed for the UAE and the region and how likely it is for us to witness changes in those policies. We talked with Hassan Hanizadeh, a regional affairs expert, to get his thoughts on the matter.
Demonstrators in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul denounced actions aimed at driving a wedge between the Iranian and Afghan nations, calling for unity between the two neighbors in the face of conspiracies to poison their friendly relations.