Cheap labor and an advanced technology sector have made Iran an interesting investment destination for German business. But sealing deals is no longer as easy as it once was because of US sanctions.
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Seoul has summoned Iran's ambassador to South Korea and lodged a protest over Tehran's threat to take legal action over the freezing of Iranian assets in South Korean banks. Julian Ryall reports.
Leaked documents shed a light on Deutsche Bank's central role in facilitating financial transactions deemed suspicious. Many of these could have enabled the circumvention of sanctions on Iran and Russia.
As the coronavirus continues to ravage Iran, European countries are offering aid. However, Tehran continues to enrich nuclear fuel, claiming it is using gamma rays as disinfectant.
The relentless spread of COVID-19 in Iran has eroded public trust in the authorities' ability to contain the transmission of the virus. The growing distrust presents a huge challenge for the Iranian government.
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