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Cuba, EU on dialogue on human rights

Cuba, EU on dialogue on human rights

BRUSSELS, May 23 (Press Shia) – Cuba and the European Union (EU) made their third round of conversations on human rights Monday, to bring about the exchange of opinions and widen the knowledge of their respective realities.A communique from the Cuban Embassy in Belgium said the Cuban delegation was presided by Rodolfo Reyes, general director for Multilateral Affairs and International Rights of...

Iran values Germany's role in setting EU independent policies

Iran values Germany's role in setting EU independent policies

TEHRAN, May 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Strategic Research Center Ali Akbar Velayati confirmed the Islamic Republic highly regards Germany’s role in determining Europe’s independent policies.“We place great importance to Iran-Germany ties, due to the long history relations between the two countries, especially in the last two years,” Velayati said Saturday in a meeting...

EU to provide Iran with CO2 emission-reduction technology

EU to provide Iran with CO2 emission-reduction technology

TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – European Commissioner for Energy voice EU’s readiness to transfer energy-efficiency and CO2 emission-reduction technologies to Iran.Miguel Arias Cañete made the remarks while addressing the 1st Iran-European Union Business Forum on Sustainable Energy held in Tehran on April 29, 2017. “Following the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), several...

Iran, EU soon to construct nuclear safety facility

Iran, EU soon to construct nuclear safety facility

TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (Press Shia) – Head of AEOI Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran would soon start construction of a modern nuclear safety facility in cooperation with the European Union to provide services to the regional countries.Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi made the announcement in a joint press conference with EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy...

EU leaders urged to stay united in Brexit talks 

EU leaders urged to stay united in Brexit talks 

BRUSSELS, Apr. 29 (Press Shia) – European Council President Donald Tusk said Saturday that the European Union's 27 member states must remain united in Brexit talks.  "We all want a close and strong future relationship with the UK ...... But before discussing the future, we have to sort out our past," he said.   Tusk made the plea ahead of Saturday's EU summit where leaders...

Finland vows to back expansion of EU coop. with Iran

Finland vows to back expansion of EU coop. with Iran

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – In a meeting with Iranian deputy FM Takht-Ravanchi in Helsinki, Finnish Secretary of Foreign Affairs Peter Stenlund stressed his country’s resolve to back efforts for expansion of EU cooperation with Iran.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, visited Finland on Thursday at the invitation of Finnish...

EU 'politicizing' human rights issue in Iran

EU 'politicizing' human rights issue in Iran

TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (Press Shia) – Foreign ministry spokesperson has criticized the EU's extension of human rights-related sanctions against Iran for another year.Mr. Bahram Ghasemi told reporters in his official response to extension that the EU had only a state of mind about Iran's human rights condition, and thus developed an inaccurate and distorted image of what had happened in Iran; "the...

Iran ready to cooperate with European countries

Iran ready to cooperate with European countries

TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (Press Shia) – Iran's deputy foreign minister said Iran has large capacity and is willing to cooperate with European Union.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi made the remarks in a meeting with Latvian deputy FM Andrejs Pildegovics here on Tuesday. Pildegovics stressed the will of his country to develop relations with Iran in...

Refugee flow from Turkey to Greece sharply rises after Ankara's threats

Refugee flow from Turkey to Greece sharply rises after Ankara's threats

ATHENS, Mar. 20 (Press Shia) – Over 500 refugees have arrived from Turkey to Greece over the past four days, which marks a significant rise in refugee influx to the southern EU state, a Greek refugee coordination center said Monday.According to the center, on March 16, the Greek authorities did not detect any migrant arrivals, while, on March 17, 74 migrants arrived...

Turkish odds of EU membership ‘now very dim’

Turkish odds of EU membership ‘now very dim’

TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (Press Shia) – Former deputy chairman of Turkish CHP has told Mehr News both Turkish government and EU countries have been equally defying citizenship rights to free speech.Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seeks ambitious scheme of turning Turkish political system to a system which invests drastically higher authority to president and the future referendum to which Turkish public...