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Iran seems confident as EU prepares gas import ban

October 9, 2012

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Up until now, Iran has mostly been worried about its oil exports, thanks to numerous sanctions imposed on the country from the U.S., and Europe. Now, it seems like EU is considering imposing a ban on Iran’s gas exports, as part of a set of new measures to ratchet up pressure on the Islamic Republic […]

“Further sanctions on Iran unlikely to impact world gas market”

October 7, 2012

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It is unlikely that further sanctions on Iran would have a major impact on the world gas market, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. The European Union is poised to ban imports of Iranian gas into Europe as part of its efforts to ratchet up […]

“Israel’s pressure to have little impact on the Iran-Six powers negotiations”

April 17, 2012

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Israel clearly wants to maintain pressure on Iran as well as on the U.S., it’s a position that makes perfect sense from Israel’s point of view, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said, commenting on Israel’s position regarding the recent “Iran-Six powers” talks in Istanbul. Two […]

Iran doesn’t want to be seen as intransigent – expert

April 17, 2012

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Iran has agreed to play along because it certainly does not want to be seen as intransigent, expert on South Asian and Middle East Studies, Saif Shahin said, speaking about the outcome of the recent “Iran-Six powers” talks in Istanbul. Two rounds of talks between Iran and the P5+1 countries have been held in Istanbul […]

“With Iran sidelined, if Russia doesn’t sell oil to EU, prices can increase by 10-15 percent”

April 6, 2012

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With Iran bounded by sanctions, if Russia does not sell its oil to Europe, the world oil prices can jump up by 10-15 percent, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said, commenting on the reasons of gasoline price increase in Europe. Emadi added that situation in Iran promises to be even worse.

Russian experts: Iran does have nuclear weapon, expect the worst

February 29, 2012

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Weekly “Military-Industrial Courier” publishes a number of statements made at the “round table” of the Club World Economics and International Affairs, Department of World Economy and International Affairs HSE and the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy. This particular topic was “Possible new war in the Persian Gulf”. Russian experts expressed various of their own […]

Iran FM spokesman says imposed sanctions are "illogical"

February 21, 2012

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The sanctions imposed on Islamic Republic of Iran is an illogical measure, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said at the press briefing in Tehran this morning.

Ramin Mehmanparast: Nuclear program on agenda of Iran-Six powers talks

February 21, 2012

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Iran’s nuclear program is on the agenda of talks between Iran and the Six powers, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said at the press briefing in Tehran this morning.