14:43 [Press TV] (E)
State monopoly Russian Railways says it does not expect its development projects in Iran, including a 1.2 billion euro electrification plan, to be impacted by planned US sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
19:19 [Press TV] (E)
India and Russia have pledged to work toward a strong multipolar world during a recently held informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
4:49 [RT] (E)
Narendra Modi arrives in Sochi for an "agenda-less" meeting with Vladimir Putin, but there won`t be time for chit-chat – the two men must save key arms deals left up in the air by US sanctions, and find common ground on China.
17:41 [Eurasia Future] (E)
According to official reports from the office of the Russian President, the two leaders discussed Russia’s much vaunted political process designed to formally end the conflict in Syria.
2:13 [Eurasia Future] (E)
Iran has just signed an agreement to enter a three year provisional free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
18:28 [SANA] (E)
Public Works and Housing Minister, Hussein Arnous, discussed on Thursday with Iran’s Roads and Urban Development Minister, Abbas Akhoundi, the prospects of cooperation between Syria and Iran during the rebuilding phase.
13:49 [Sputnik news] (F)
La présence importante de pays africains au forum de Saint-Pétersbourg souligne la vitalité croissante des relations russo-africaines. En effet, au-delà des relations politico-diplomatiques, l’heure est de plus en plus au renforcement des liens économico-commerciaux entre les pays africains et la Russie.
13:48 [Xinhua] (F)
Un colloque international sur les questions de financement et d`investissement dans la coopération Chine-Afrique s`est ouvert mardi à Abidjan en vue de renforcer le partenariat entre les deux parties.
17:39 [SANA] (E)
Astana platform’s Guarantor States (Russia, Iran and Turkey) affirmed their firm commitment to Syria’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity and called for the need to avoid all steps that would prejudice these principles and undermine the achievements of Astana process.
14:19 [Alahednews] (E)
Opposition sources speaking to Anadolu Agency said their agenda for the meeting includes working on a document on the condition of captives and hostages as well as completing ceasefire monitoring points in Idlib by Turkish soldiers.
14:17 [Tass] (E)
There are 24 people led by Ahmad Toma [member of the Joint Negotiations Committee formed following consultations between opposition groups, which took place in Riyadh in 2017]
14:09 [SANA] (E)
Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation to Astana Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari said that Syria will continue to fight terrorism on every inch of its territory.
23:58 [The Duran] (E)
China has opened a railway link with Iran almost coincidental with Trump’s reimposition of sanctions on the Middle Eastern country, with more sanctions being introduced, and potentially more on the way. While the US is trying to scare other nations and their corporations away from doing any business with Iran, not everyone is paying it heed. China has built a railway link to Iran which they are now opening up for use, and has no intention of shelving it just because the US says so.
17:59 [SANA] (E)
Head of the Russian delegation to Astana talks on Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, said that the absence of the United States from the ninth round which kicked off on Monday will not affect the talks aimed at achieving greater stability in Syria.
15:01 [Pars Today] (F)
Alors que les États-Unis demandent aux sociétés étrangères de mettre fin à leurs activités en Iran, Pékin entend bien maintenir ses relations économiques et commerciales avec l`Iran. En d`autres termes, les sanctions anti-iraniennes de Trump la laisse indifférentes. Pire, l`ébauche de ce qui est connu sous le nom de "la Ceinture et la Route" commence même à prendre corps.
16:19 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Der Handelsumsatz zwischen Russland und China ist in den ersten drei Monaten des Jahres um 31 Prozent gegenüber dem gleichen Zeitraum im Jahr 2017 gestiegen. Auch die Ablösung des US-Dollars als Handelswährung zwischen beiden Ländern nimmt konkrete Formen an.
13:36 [SANA] (E)
Kazakh foreign Ministry announced Saturday that all parties of Astana process confirmed their participation in 9th round of Astana talks on Syria scheduled to be held this week at the Kazakh capital of Astana.
2:38 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die Eurasische Wirtschaftsunion (EAWU) will am 17. Mai ein Abkommen über Handel und wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit mit China unterzeichnen. Auf der EAWU-Agenda steht auch die Bildung einer Freihandelszone mit dem Iran, teilte der russische Präsidentenberater Juri Uschakow am Freitag mit.
19:49 [Indian Express] (E)
Massoud Rezvanian Rahaghi`s comments on Chabahar are crucial since India has invested in it strategically to access Afghanistan and bypass Pakistan. Iran has also invited China to participate in the project, raising eyebrows in Delhi.
1:52 [GlobalResearch] (E)
The binational bank will fund technological and industrial initiatives between the two countries.
0:30 [The Duran] (E)
Yesterday kicked off a two day diplomatic visit between the leaders of Venezuela and Palestine.
The first item on the agenda was the signing of an agreement to create a bi-national bank to fund infrastructure, technology, and industry between the two countries.
22:16 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Die Welt blickte in den letzten Tagen und Wochen nach Nord- und Südkorea. Auch die Entwicklungen in Syrien sorgten international für Schlagzeilen. Fast unbemerkt davon kam es bei einem anderen Konfliktherd zu positiven Signalen: Indien und China sprachen miteinander.
20:07 [Fort Russ] (E)
The director of the Russian state-owned defense company Rostec for International Co-operation, Viktor Kladov, in his statements from Antalya at the Eurasia Airshow told Ria Novosti that Russia can supply engines for the fighter that Turkey plans to build and announced that they some days of Turkish experts will visit Russia, as Turkey is “particularly interested in co-production of aircraft and helicopters”.
0:47 [SANA] (E)
Syria and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have signed memos of understanding and executive programs for cooperation in the fields of education, industry, housing, and investment.
19:07 [Press TV] (E)
Iran says it plans to form a joint oil company with Azerbaijan in what could prepare both to cooperate over the exploration and development of hydrocarbon reserves in the Caspian Sea and elsewhere.
16:53 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die Beschlüsse des Außenministertreffens der Shanghaier Organisation für Zusammenarbeit vom 24. April 2018 zeigen erneut: Die Nato-Staaten müssen ihr Geschäftsmodell aus Konflikt und Konfrontation ändern. Sonst droht eine weltweite Katastrophe.
2:59 [Xinhua] (E)
Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that mutual trust is the basis for the stable development of Sino-Indian relations.
21:08 [Oriental Review] (E)
The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership.
18:25 [Tass] (E)
The Russian, Iranian and Turkish top diplomats discuss situation in Syria
15:28 [Fort Russ] (E)
Russian Defense Ministyer Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday at a meeting with Vice Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission Xu Qiliang that Moscow and Beijing are developing a strategic policy to strengthen cooperation on defense.
15:21 [Press TV] (E)
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a draft agreement to establish a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries, Tass news agency reported Tuesday.
13:53 [Sputnik] (E)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to China this week for an informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in what analysts say could help reset ties between the Asian neighbors.
15:59 [SANA] (E)
President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received Senior Assistant to Iran’s Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, and the accompanying delegation.
21:47 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Der syrische Premierminister Emad Chamis, der mit einer Delegation aus Moskau zusammentraf, hat günstige Bedingungen für russische Unternehmen versprochen. Damaskus hoffe außerdem auf den Eintritt russischer Unternehmen in den syrischen Öl- und Gasbereich.
13:16 [Asia Times] (E)
China and Nepal have agreed on `a multi-dimensional cross-Himalaya connectivity network` after foreign ministers met for talks in Beijing. China has proposed creating an “economic corridor” through Nepal to India, amid moves to tighten bonds with the new government in Kathmandu.
5:44 [Irib] (D)
Die Sitzung des Vierer-Informationszentrums Iran, Russland, Irak und Syrien fand in Anwesenheit des iranischen Verteidigungsministers in Bagdad statt.
20:21 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will keep up its counter-terrorism cooperation with Iraq until the annihilation of terrorism.
1:08 [Xinhua] (E)
The U.S.-led strikes on Syria proves that Washington has direct ties with terrorists, Rouhani said, stressing "The Americans showed such a reaction when they felt the terrorists were dislodged from an important region like Eastern Ghouta," Rouhani said in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.rnPutin said further Western missile strikes on Syria would lead to chaos in international relations, Tehran Times reported
9:54 [Sputnik] (E)
Trend intensifies as Trump continues to insult Mexico.
14:58 [SANA] (E)
Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem on Wednesday met the new Pakistani Ambassador Rashid Kamal. Minister al-Moallem received the credentials of Kamal as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
23:47 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Eine Erklärung des chinesischen Verteidigungsministers Wei Fenghe in Moskau ist zu einer Sensation geworden. Vor dem Hintergrund der Attacken durch den Westen schlossen sich Russland und China noch enger zusammen, schreibt die Zeitung vz.ru am Freitag.
11:18 [Kremlin] (E)
The news conference with the leaders of the two countries took place at the close of the first day of the working visit by the head of state of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey. The presidents of Russia and Turkey made statements for the press and fielded questions from journalists.
12:54 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed Israel as the “main threat” to the world’s security, calling for an international probe into the regime’s atrocities against Palestinians.
11:40 [Elijah J Magnier] (E)
The main three players and countries who enjoy significant influence on the ground in Syria have agreed to work together : against the only country swimming against the current of actual events, the US establishment. Washington has become the “enemy”, completely isolated and working on its own agenda without acknowledging it can no longer change the course of the war in Syria.
1:00 [ZeroHedge] (E)
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe voiced strong support for Russia during the talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoigu. While stressing “the united position” on the international arena, the minister said that one of the main goals of the visit was to send a message to Western powers.
20:45 [Xinhua] (E)
Turkey, Russia and Iran stressed their determination to speed up efforts to "ensure calm on the ground and fight against separatism in Syria," said a joint statement released after the trilateral summit on Wednesday.
18:34 [Al Masdar News] (E)
The presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran – Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani – have expressed their opposition to separatism in Syria and any attempts to change the situation “on the ground” under the pretext of fighting terrorism, the joint statement, adopted on Wednesday, said.
18:27 [Sputnik] (E)
"They [the presidents] rejected all attempts to create new realities on the ground under the pretext of combating terrorism and expressed their determination to stand against separatist agendas aimed at undermining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria as well as the national security of neighbouring countries," the statement, released on the website of the Iranian presidential administration, reads.
17:21 [Press TV] (E)
The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey have reaffirmed their commitment to work toward achieving a sustainable ceasefire between warring sides in Syria and bringing peace and stability to the war-torn Arab country.
14:48 [Xinhua] (E)
Turkey and Russia held High-Level Cooperation Council meeting on Tuesday, attended by the presidents of the two countries in order to enhance bilateral relations and two sides signed four agreements for this end.
14:09 [Press TV] (E)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Ankara ahead of a major summit on the conflict in Syria that will also be joined by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
16:02 [RT] (E)
Beijing has sent a delegation to Russia to show Washington the unity of Russian and Chinese military forces and “support” Russia at the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security.
20:32 [Tass] (E)
The presidents will discuss extra measures to consolidate the ceasefire regime in Syria
12:12 [Global Times] (E)
At first glance, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) appears a bilateral project between China and Pakistan. In reality, the corridor`s optimum results could be achieved by linking it with regional countries: India in the east of Pakistan, and in the west Central Asia, Afghanistan, Iran and the Middle East. The present momentum indicates progress solely westward. Given the bitterness of India-Pakistan relations, Pakistan neither officially invited India to join nor did India show any interest in the corridor. New Delhi in fact opposed it.
11:43 [Al Monitor] (E)
Qatar and Russia both stand to benefit in the Middle East from closer relations: Russia needs Arab street cred and Qatar needs all the friends it can get.
11:34 [Xinhua] (E)
The 11th meeting of the China-India Joint Group on Economic Relations, Trade, Science and Technology held here recently has brought in new opportunities for deepening bilateral economic and trade cooperation.
21:56 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is due in Ankara next week to hold the second round of talks with his Russian and Turkish counterparts about the latest developments in Syria.
16:00 [Global Times] (E)
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob agreed Thursday to establish a comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation between the two countries.
17:25 [Press TV] (E)
President Hassan Rouhani has begun the new Iranian year with a trip to neighboring Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, signaling Tehran’s focus on connectivity as the cornerstone of reviving links with traditional trade partners.
23:08 [SANA] (E)
Deputy Speaker of the People’s Assembly Najdat Anzour, who is head of the Syrian delegation participating in the 138th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly discussed on Monday with head of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea delegation Ri Jong Hyok cooperation between Syria and DPRK in a way that serves bilateral relations and contributes to the consolidation of friendship.
17:40 [Libya Observer] (E)
The Syrian Exporters Association announced the reopening of the export line to Libya by launching their first cargo ship from Lattakia port to Benghazi.
22:58 [Xinhua] (E)
China and Cameroon on Thursday agreed to give full play to their sound friendship and great potential for cooperation to further advance bilateral relationship.
14:09 [RT Deutsch] (D)
In einer Pressekonferenz gaben Mitglieder der Shanghaier Organisation für Zusammenarbeit (SOZ), die als internationale Wahlbeobachter zu den russischen Präsidentschaftswahlen angereist waren, Auskunft über ihre geleistete, flächendeckende Arbeit.
1:47 [Press TV] (E)
Iran’s media say the country’s national airline Iran Air has signed an agreement with a Chinese company to provide funding for the company’s plane purchase campaigns – most notably those pursued with Airbus and Boeing.
13:51 [Press TV] (E)
China’s CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport on Wednesday signed a contract with Iran’s IDRO Group to supply 450 metro cars for the Iranian cities of Ahvaz, Tabriz and Shiraz.
15:59 [Press TV] (E)
The Iranian, Russian and Turkish foreign ministers plan to hold a meeting in Kazakhstan`s capital of Astana next week in line with the three countries` efforts to pave the way for ending the nearly seven years of war in Syria.
0:00 [Voltaire Network] (E)
The People’s Republic of China has just provided a significant amount of humanitarian aid to Syria. It takes the form of goods to be allocated to Syrians living in Syria and other goods meant for Syrians who have taken refuge in Lebanon.
17:12 [Press TV] (E)
A Syrian official says power supply in the northern city of Aleppo will see a rise this year as Iran is helping the country repair its infrastructure, which has been devastated by seven years of foreign-backed militancy.