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The Iranian Tilt: Why Should Russia Work with the Islamic Republic?

... SCO: a Forced “Look East” Strategy and an Alternative World Order Iran’s potential as Russia’s economic partner far exceeds the current level. The Islamic Republic could well step in some of the vacant niches in various sectors of Russia’s economy, while Iran could also import a greater range of Russian commodities. Besides, Iran is a market as such, with many vacant niches where Russian investors can launch their enterprises. At the same time, as a country, Tehran will never approach the scale of opportunities ...


EAEU–Iran Trade and Its Prospects

... strengthen regionalism and bolster Eurasian cooperation. As far as the EAEU interests are concerned, one should say that Iran represents serious potential for the Union’s expansion. Among the economies of the EAEU member states, observers and partners, the Iranian economy is second only to Russia’s. In terms of economic cooperation, Russia and Kazakhstan stand to benefit most from lowering tariff barriers. In addition, the project is of particular interest to Armenia, which is the only EAEU member that has a ...


Pandemic Amid an Economic Crisis: Challenges for Syria

... neighbouring Lebanon. It has weakened the Syrian national currency and reduced potential investments in the recovery of the Syrian economy; more fuel was added to the fire when two explosions rocked the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, knocking out a key transhipment ... ... retroactively a voluntary sum of 134,523 U.S. dollars for supplying goods and services to Syria (as well as to the sanctioned Iran and Crimea) for the period from November 5, 2011, to October 18, 2018. In seemingly friendly Lebanon, which is in dire need ...


The Caesar Act: A New Challenge for Syria?

... media took notice of the agreement to jointly develop the phosphate fields in Palmyra, which was liberated from ISIL by pro-Iranian units. New sanctions will most likely postpone China’s involvement in the reconstruction effort, since China was already ... ... objectively increasing. For instance, the Agreement between the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea and the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade of the Syrian Arab Republic on Trade and Economic Cooperation as part of plans to create a joint trading ...


Jordan between the Hammer of Economic Hardships and the Anvil of the “Deal of the Century”

... aggravated. As a result, Jordan’s economic situation would continue to deteriorate, and unem-ployment rates would skyrocket, especially among the youth, which currently has an estimated unem-ployment rate of 40%. Andrey Kortunov, Michel Duclos: Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice The World Bank and International Monetary Fund have demanded and exerted pressures on Jordan to impose more taxes and tariffs ; thus, Jordan has lost a golden opportunity to change its foreign policy accordingly because ...


Future Agreements on Iran’s Nuclear Program

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear program has been implemented successfully for a year now. Nonetheless, there are still a number of obstacles barring the path to its complete implementation, and even a fully enforced JSCPOA does not guarantee the stability of Tehran’s ...


Iran Is Making a Comeback

... lifting sanctions against the country. It is worth noting here that this day came far sooner than many analysts had predicted. Tehran has taken quick and active steps to satisfy all the requirements set out in the agreements. This is understandable: the Iranian economy stagnated under the sanctions. Now it can thrust itself onto the world trade, economic and financial market. The sanctions introduced by the European Union, the United States and a handful of other countries in 2012 caused significant damage to ...


The ISIS Crisis and the faiblesse of global governance

... of losing search engine optimization, and content marketing value associated with the “Cold War” brand. The view from Tehran The view from Tehran says that “ISIS” is a US-led attempt to destabilize the Islamic Republic of Iran. But the question that analysts aren’t discussing publicly is whether Iran, through proxy organizations has been supportive of the “IS” brand. What major power has not, indirectly, had contact with some ISIS-linked group, via ...


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