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EU regrets US refusal to allow IMF aid for Iran to fight coronavirus

The European Union has urged the United States to ease its sanctions on Iran and approve economic aid to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic, but its calls were rejected, the EU’s top diplomat said on Wednesday.

Macro Economy

European businesses fully support humanitarian assistance to Iran: Eurochambres president

President of the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Eurochambres) says that the European businesses fully support past and current EU efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to Iran and will continue to do so.

Iran Chamber

Iranian trucks stranded in Europe, en route to home

Iran’s Roads Maintenance and Transport Organization has announced that 26 trucks and their Iranian drivers are en route to home after being stranded at the borders of Italy, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey.

Transportation

Europe’s INSTEX finally makes first deal with Iran

Germany’s foreign ministry has said that the system that was set up by Britain, France and Germany to enable trade with Iran, dubbed INSTEX, finally concluded its first transaction, facilitating the export of medical goods.

Trade

EU urges international aid for Iran in coronavirus fight

The EU on Monday urged the international community to send humanitarian aid to Iran to help its coronavirus fight, arguing that such steps would not breach US sanctions.

Society Economy

Iran private sector calls on European businesses to ask gov’ts to defy US sanctions amid corona pandemic

President of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) has called on European national and local chambers of commerce to ask their governments to defy Washington’s anti-Iran sanctions amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Iran Chamber

Iran open to talks with EU to salvage JCPOA: Rouhani

Iran President says the country has not closed the door to negotiations with Europe on possible ways to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Macro Economy

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Black Sea-Persian Gulf corridor gaining momentum for Iran, Bulgaria

Iran’s Ambassador to Bulgaria Mohammad Javad Rasouli says Tehran and Sofia need each other as both can open the other’s path towards new markets, that’s why a trade corridor that connects Black Sea to Persian Gulf is gaining momentum each day.

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Iran, Bulgaria consider joint investment fund to circumvent US sanction

Iran’s Ambassador to Bulgaria Mohammad Javad Rasouli says the two countries are in talks to create joint investment fund and devise barter trade in a bid to fast-track goods exchange in the wake of US sanctions.

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France dangles $15b bailout for Iran in effort to save nuclear deal

A senior Iranian delegation arrived in Paris on Monday to work out the details of a financial bailout package that France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, intends to use to compensate Iran for oil sales lost to American sanctions. In return for the money, Iran would agree to return to compliance with a 2015 nuclear accord.

Trade