Tag Archives: Iran

Armenia Iran Turkmen’stan Delegations Meet in Yerevan

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–A meeting between delegations of Iran–Armenia and Turkmen’stan was scheduled to begin in Yerevan Tuesday. The Iranian delegation is led by the Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Velayati–and the delegation of Turkmen’stan is headed by deputy Prime Minister Boris Shikhmouradov. The Armenian delegation is led by Armenia’s Foreign Minister Alexander Arzoumanian. The Armenian delegation

Armenia and Iran to Construct Highway

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)The construction of the 3500-meter tunnel in Meghri was discussed during a recent meeting between Armenian Transport Minister Henrik Kochinian and an Iranian delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Vayezi. Kochinian said that they had already agreed to a loan agreement which is to be prepared through joint efforts within the next

Azeri Parliament Speaker Condemns Kochairan Appointment

BAKU (Reuter)A senior Azeri politician condemned Saturday the naming Robert Kocharian as the new prime minister of Armenia. "Armenia has chosen the wrong path. This is a bad sign. They want to legalize the regime in Karabakh–but this will not work. Armenia will achieve nothing," speaker of parliament Murtuz Aleskerov told reporters. Levon Ter-Petrosyan Thursday

Iran Armenia Turkmen’stan Talks Held in Yerevan

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan) – Armenia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Manassarian met with his counterparts from Iran and Turkmen’stan–who arrived in Yerevan Monday to participate in a series of talks with various officials. The sides exchanged views on problems impeding the implementation of joint Armenian-Iranian projects. They also stressed the importance of high level cooperation in

Armenia Iran Discuss Radiation Security Cooperation

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan) "Humanitarian assistance rendered by Armenia to those who suffered in the earthquake in Iran proves–once again–that Armenia is a friendly country," said Mohammad Mahdiabadi– a spokesperson of the Iranian Embassy in Armenia at a news conference–Friday–following a devastating earthquake measuring 9.10 on the Richter Scale. The provinces of Ardebil–Kurdistan and Gilan sustained

Iran Rejects Azeri Disinformation Campaign

YEREVAN (Fact)The Iranian Embassy in Armenia Thursday refuted Azeri claims that Russian arms allegedly bound for Armenia were transported through Iran. Reacting to a recent statement in the Azeri Mili Majlis (parliament) that Russian arms bound to Armenia were shipped to Caspian port of Enzeli in Iran–from where those shipmen’s were transported to Armenia–embassy spokesperson

Turkey Iran Squabble Over Expulsions

ISTANBUL (Reuter)–Turkish-Iranian relations took a turn for the worse on Friday when Iran demanded the withdrawal of two Turkish diplomats in retaliation for Turkey’s expulsion of an Iranian consul who criticized a secularist army commander. The bilateral unease comes at a time when Turkey’s secularist military is putting pressure on the country’s first Islamist-led government

Mining and Processing Enterprise Cooperates With Iran

KAPAN (Noyan Tapan)–The Kapan ore mining and processing enterprise is once again operating after two months of being closed down. Director of the enterprise–Garnik Arakelian–said that over a thousand people will have jobs due to the opening of the mine. The Iranian "Efsan" company signed a contract reopening the mine and supplying it with the

Armenia to Hook Up to Iranian Power Grid

YEREVAN (Reuter–Noyan Tapan) — Armenia–looking to shore up domestic electricity supplies–will hook up to neighbor Iran’s power grid by the end of February–Energy Minister Gagik Martirosyan said on Monday. In the first stages–the line will allow the landlocked former Soviet republic to receive up to 65 megawatts of energy per day–he said. Martirosyan said Armenia

Iran to supply gas to Armenia

YEREVAN (Azg) — Head of the National Gas Company of Iran Reza Rostami Sani declared that Iran plans to export 4.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the year 2000 of which 1 billion cubic meters will go to Armenia–three to Turkey–and 0.5 to Nakhichevan. Reuters reported that Iran does not export natural gas