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Azeri Leader Condemns US Sanctions on Iranian Nation

Azeri Leader Condemns US Sanctions on Iranian Nation

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev condemned the US sanctions against Iran, saying his country treats Iran like a brother and in accordance with the international law. In a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the Caspian summit in Kazakhstan on Sunday, the Azeri president said his country condemns the American sanctions...

Iran’s Rouhani Lauds Signing of Caspian Sea Legal Regime Convention

Iran’s Rouhani Lauds Signing of Caspian Sea Legal Regime Convention

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday praised the newly signed Convention on the Caspian Sea Legal Regime, saying the development was a new step for better relations between countries. “Today, the five Caspian Sea littoral states took very important steps for strengthening regional security and better relations between each other, as well as taking...

Heads of Caspian Sea States Release Sturgeon Babies as Sign of Friendship

Heads of Caspian Sea States Release Sturgeon Babies as Sign of Friendship

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - ​​​​​​​Heads of the five Caspian Sea littoral states released sturgeon babies in Caspian Sea as a sign of friendship and solidarity. In the ceremony that was held on Sunday after Caspian Sea Littoral States Summit in Kazakhstan, the presidents released the sturgeon babies and posed for photos on the shores of the Caspian.The Iranian president was in...

Presidents of Littoral States Call Caspian Sea “The Sea of Peace”

Presidents of Littoral States Call Caspian Sea “The Sea of Peace”

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Presidents of the five Caspian Sea littoral states issued a joint statement in which they emphasized that “the Caspian Sea is the sea of peace, empathy, good neighborliness and effective international cooperation”. The joint statement came at the end of the Fifth Caspian Sea Littoral States Summit in Aktau, Kazakhstan.At the summit, President Ilham Aliyev of the...

Iran, Russia Agree to Enhance Ties

Iran, Russia Agree to Enhance Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Presidents of Iran and Russia held talks in a meeting in Kazakhstan, stressing the need for expansion of Tehran-Moscow relations in various issues of mutual interest. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met in the Kazakh city of Aktau on the sidelines of the 5th Caspian summit on Sunday.Highlighting the advantages of Iran-Russia...

Iran, Kazakhstan Plan Trade in Own Currencies

Iran, Kazakhstan Plan Trade in Own Currencies

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The presidents of Iran and Kazakhstan weighed plans for trade exchanges between the two countries using their own currencies, namely rial and tenge. In a meeting on the sidelines of the 5th Caspian summit in the Kazakh city of Aktau on Sunday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed a range of issues, from the...

Caspian States Sign Legal Regime Convention

Caspian States Sign Legal Regime Convention

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – In a summit in Kazakhstan, leaders of the five Caspian Sea littoral states signed a long-awaited convention on the legal regime of the body of water. At the conclusion of the summit in the Kazakh city of Aktau on Sunday, the presidents of Iran, Russia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and the Republic of Azerbaijan signed the convention on the Caspian legal regime.Also, senior...

Iran: Caspian Convention Excludes Delimitation of Boundaries

Iran: Caspian Convention Excludes Delimitation of Boundaries

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson said the long-awaited convention on legal regime of the Caspian Sea, to be signed in Kazakhstan on Sunday, does not deal with delimitation of maritime boundaries or seabed shares. Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Bahram Qassemi dismissed media speculation about demarcation of boundaries in the Caspian Sea, saying the...

Iran’s Zarif Hails ‘Day of Solidarity’ among Caspian Sea Littoral States

Iran’s Zarif Hails ‘Day of Solidarity’ among Caspian Sea Littoral States

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described the ongoing Caspian Sea Summit in Kazakhstan as a “day of solidarity” of the five Caspian Sea littoral states. “Day of solidarity of Caspian Littoral States: Codifying cooperation on environment, shipping, fisheries, sustainable development & security w/o foreign military presence. Agreeing to...

Iran’s FM: Caspian Convention A Prelude to New Treaties

Iran’s FM: Caspian Convention A Prelude to New Treaties

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Although the long-awaited convention on the legal regime of the Caspian Sea is settling a series of debates after 21 years, it starts a fresh round of talks on the outstanding issues and future agreements, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. Addressing the 5th Caspian summit in the Kazakh city of Aktau on Saturday evening, Zarif hailed the...