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4 reasons why Afghanistan and Iraq are main destination points for Iran’s exports

November 26, 2012


Since 2011, the international sanctions against Iran’s oil and gas sector have intensified. This led to Iran, as the country that heavily relies on oil exports, to review its policies, and pay more attention to its non-oil sector. Iran has mostly been earning revenue via its oil exports. In order to maintain its imports, the […]

Lower production, higher prices: Iran creates coalition within OPEC

July 4, 2012


Hardliners like Iran are pushing for lower production and higher prices, contrary to Saudi Arabia, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University's S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.

Expert says Saudi Arabia not to let Iran or Iraq take top OPEC post

June 11, 2012


Saudi Arabia will not let Iran or Iraq to put their nominees on the OPEC Secretary General position, professor at the University of Glasgow and expert on nuclear issues Reza Taghizadeh said. The expert was commenting on Iran proposing its own nominee for the post of OPEC’s Secretary General. “Role of the secretary general is […]

Trust and flexibility – key points in upcoming “Iran-Six powers” talks

April 26, 2012


Baghdad is getting ready to host the next round of “Iran-Six powers” nuclear negotiations on May 23. Both sides are weighting their advantages at the upcoming talks, yet most experts believe that no real breakthrough should be expected from the Baghdad meeting. While Iran tries to prove itself among the regional neighbors, it needs to […]