Yemen's warring parties have agreed to start withdrawing forces from the main port of Hodeida under a UN-sponsored deal, the United Nations said, following weeks of diplomacy to salvage a pact that stalled over control of the Red Sea city.
Chabahar port in southeastern Iran has an important position in accelerating the country's economic development, said the secretary of the Supreme Council of Iran's Free Trade, Industrial and Special Economic Zones.
The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths urged warring parties on Monday to quickly implement a troop withdrawal from the port of Hodeida, acknowledging that proposed timelines had slipped while the country stood on the brink of famine.
The historic port of Siraf, in Kangan city, Bushehr Province, is a stunning attraction in southern Iran. There are ancient monuments and other attractions in the port, which date back to antiquity. Today, several Iranians and other people from all around the world travel to Bushehr to visit this historic port.
A total of 49.5 million tons of oil and non-oil products were loaded and unloaded at Shahid Rajaei Port in the southern province of Hormuzgan during the eight months from March 21-November 21, said the director general of Hormuzgan Ports and Maritime Organization.
Azerbaijan and Iran are keen to increase their port and maritime cooperation through their free trade zones (FTZs) in Alat and Anzali, said Iran's deputy minister of roads and urban development, who doubles as the managing director of Iran Ports and Maritime Organization.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the newly-constructed Chabahar Port in southeast Iran provides a unique opportunity for Iran and Georgia to expand exports to regional countries.