When sanctions against Iran are lifted, the country may well experience a growing influx of tourists. DW talked to the Iranian ambassador to Germany, Ali Majedi, about the prospects of a tourism boom in his country.
You would be forgiven for thinking that the state of world affairs is even more dire than usual. In an interview with DW, former US ambassador Victoria Nuland says the US and Russia need to get their act together.
The UN Security Council resolution was meant to renew sanctions on Yemen, but mentioned Iran's non-compliance with the arms embargo. The council later adopted a Russian resolution on sanctions that did not mention Iran.
Germany's military stepped in after airport fuel companies — citing US sanctions — refused to refuel an Iranian plane. The incident almost prevented Iran's foreign minister from attending a prominent security conference.
An Iranian intelligence agency spied on German politician Reinhold Robbe for months. In an interview with DW, Robbe says he is convinced that the extent of Iranian espionage in Germany is greater than previously known.
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