Mining baron Anil Agarwal's Cairn India won a third of its total haul of 41 oil blocks in India's maiden bid round under open acreage licensing policy by committing a miniscule exploration program whose non-fulfilment will attract less than Rs 1 crore penalty, according to bid information available with DGH.
European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva on Wednesday and reiterated the bloc’s determination to preserve the multilateral nuclear deal, an EU statement said.
Iran is implementing its side of its nuclear deal with major powers, the UN atomic watchdog policing the pact reaffirmed on Thursday, two weeks after the latest wave of reimposed US sanctions against Tehran took effect.
Representative of World Health Organization (WHO) in Iran Dr. Christoph Hamelmann, by attending a three-day (November 14-16, 2018) international congress on ‘Health for Peace’ in Shiraz, highlighted the organization’s mission to promote health and keep the world safe by serving, particularly, the vulnerable in time of conflicts and sanctions.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on his nation to demonstrate “commitment and determination” as firm guarantees needed to combat “attacks” on Turkey’s economy amid the country’s deepening financial crisis triggered by an array of sanctions imposed by the United States over the detention of an American pastor.
The Government of Japan has generously contributed another $ 1 million to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Iran to continue supporting their efforts to contribute to the restoration of Lake Orumieh. This is Japan’s fifth contribution.
The participants in the meeting of the Joint Commission of Iran and the five UN Security Council permanent members plus Germany held in Vienna today have reiterated their commitment to the agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program, top Russian diplomat said.