Middle East

Middle East · 20. August 2020
“Two ancient Asian cultures, two partners in the sectors of trade, economy, politics, culture and security with a similar outlook and many mutual bilateral and multilateral interests will consider one another strategic partners” – these were the opening words of an 18-page document that confirmed a multi-billion dollar deal between China and Iran that blatantly defies U.S. imposed sanctions against the Islamic Republic. According to The New York Times, the agreement that Iran and China...
Middle East · 25. January 2019
Switzerland and Iran have developed a payment channel to circumvent US sanctions. This financial mechanism should enable the maintenance of trade between the two states