Iran and Saudi Arabia will reopen diplomatic missions in their respective countries following negotiations in Beijing.
2023-03-10Joint Trilateral Statement by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the People’s Republic of China
The three countries announce that an agreement has been reached between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran, that includes an agreement to resume diplomatic relations between them and re-open their embassies and missions within a period not exceeding two months, and the agreement includes their affirmation of the respect for the sovereignty of states and the non-interference in internal affairs of states.
Strange reports of the poisoning of Iranian schoolgirls come amidst a sustained western propaganda campaign for regime change against the Islamic Republic.
While Iranian geologists discover the first lithium deposit in the country, Iran's trade with Gulf states registers a 15% rise in value.
The recent visit of Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi to China is significant for many reasons. But the most important reason is the way China sees this relationship going in terms of its push for an emerging alliance for an alternative global order led by China (and Russia). At one level, China’s deepening ties with Iran reflect the former’s growing engagement with the Middle East overall. China is already the Arab world’s largest trading partner since 2020, surpassing US$330 billion in bilateral trade in 2021. In 2021, China signed a comprehensive strategic partnership with Iran, but ever since then, Beijing has signed similar agreements with twelve other countries in the Middle East/North Africa region.
The Balkans presents a crucial junction for Tehran as an access point to Western Europe and an avenue for advancing its regional political and economic interests.
What is already happening now, geopolitically, and fully recognized by China, might be defined as the full rejection of an absurdity: the collective west treating Iran as a pariah or at best a subjugated neo-colony. With the diverse strands of the Resistance embedded in the Islamic Revolution finally consolidated, it looks like history is finally propelling Iran as one of the key poles of the most complex process at work in the 21st century: Eurasia integration.
The three-day state visit by Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi to China on February 14-16 is a landmark event affecting regional politics and international security. The red carpet welcome accorded to Raisi signified the high importance attached by Beijing to the comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Iran in the prevailing international milieu.
All banks of Russia and over 100 banks in several other countries have been connected to Iran’s financial telecommunications system, known as SEPAM, obviating the need for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), an Iranian official said.
Iraq’s two ambitious trade corridor projects present an opportunity for a beleaguered Baghdad to enhance its geopolitical status and establish economic independence.