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Post-Sanctions Era and Diplomatic Future of Iran and Russia
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Mehdi Sanaei
After the implementation of Iran’s nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries, known as the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA), began on January 16, 2016, sanctions imposed against Iran on account of its nuclear program were removed. Removal of sanctions will have positive outcomes and give new impetus to Iran’s relations with Russia.

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Various Benefits of Rail Route Connecting Iran to Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and China
Monday, January 25, 2016

Farzad Ramezani Bonesh
This railroad can not only boost transportation capacity of the involved countries, but also energize the growth of their national economies, expand their trade exchanges and promote tourism ties, while helping them develop their national economies. In addition, the railroad will reduce the distance for commercial transport between the East (from China to Iran) and the West (toward Western Europe) and help connect member countries to the free waters of the Persian Gulf through the Iranian soil. 

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(Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council, Riyadh’s Inefficient Tool for Isolating Iran
Sunday, January 24, 2016

Hossein Kebriaeezadeh
Under these conditions, the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council is not expected to see a coordinated stance among its members for a long time following the current tension with Iran due to fundamental differences among member states’ interests, and low level of convergence among them. 

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North Africa, Egypt Getting Closer to Iran
Sunday, January 24, 2016

Javid Ghorbanoghli
We need to manage our differences with Saudi Arabia over these issues and the model that I propose for this management is to take advantage of the same win-win strategy. If we could reach an agreement with the world over our most important issue, which was the nuclear case, through this approach, then we should be able to reach similar agreements over challenging regional issues as well. 

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Iran and the United Nations Security Council in 2015
Saturday, January 23, 2016

Behzad Khoshandam
Concurrent with the 70th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) in 2015, a positive, constructive and remarkable paradigm shift took place in the UN Security Council’s approaches to Iran compared to the past 10 years.

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Iran and Turkey in 2015
Friday, January 22, 2016

Behzad Khoshandam
If the existing variables in foreign policy approaches of the two countries continue, on the basis of past records of Iran's relations with Turkey and in view of basic foundations in foreign policy of the two countries, continuation of the conflict in foreign policy approaches of these two powerful nation-states of the Middle East can be projected in a futurological manner in the coming years and with regard to forthcoming international and regional crises.

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Iranian Armenians and Upcoming Elections of the Islamic Consultative Assembly
Friday, January 22, 2016

Fatemeh Safavi
Five representatives of religious minorities at the Islamic Consultative Assembly are considered as the highest ranking non-Muslim political officials in the Islamic Republic, who in addition to fulfilling their duties as Majlis deputies, can play a role as representatives of their faiths within the Islamic establishment to relay the problems related to religious minorities to state officials and take steps, especially for the amendment of those laws and regulations that are related to religious minorities.

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On the Occasion of Xi Jinping’s Upcoming Tehran Visit
Friday, January 22, 2016

Ebrahim Rahimpour
Xi Jinping, Secretary General of China’s Communist Party and the President of the People’s Republic of China, is to visit the Islamic Republic of Iran on January 22 and 23, upon an official invitation by his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, and after paying similar visits to Saudi Arabia and Egypt. 

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Turkish and Iranian Media: Tension or Interaction
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Salar Seifoddini
During past month, reports were published on senior Turkish officials’ grievances about what Iranian media had covered in relation to Ankara’s role in regional equations. Turkish officials at the highest level have asked their Iranian counterparts not to allow such material to be published. 

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Iran's Chabahar Port, New Trade Gateway for India and Afghanistan
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Afghanistan is a landlocked country with no access to free waters and Karachi port in Pakistan is the sole route for Afghans through which they can engage in trade with the rest of the world. Therefore, Afghan officials have reached the conclusion that in cooperation with India, they must go for Iran's southeastern Chabahar port, which can offer a good substitute for Karachi port. This issue was one of the main reasons behind a recent three-day trip to Iran by Afghanistan’s chief executive officer, Abdullah Abdullah.

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