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Iran to shut Hormuz Strait if threatened: Officials


July 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The strategic Strait of Hormuz may be closed if Iran's security is threatened, top Iranian officials have said."We do have the plan to close the Strait ... Read more...

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Iran threatens legal action over oil embargo


July 5th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 5 (IANS) Iran has called the Western sanctions "unproductive" and threatened to take legal action against the European oil embargo.Chief of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan to double bilateral trade to $5 bn


January 18th, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to increase bilateral trade volume to $5 billion by 2015 from the present near $2.5 billion, said officials.The Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Economic ... Read more...

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Apologise for 1971 war crimes, Bangladesh tells Pakistan


November 21st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh has sought an apology from Pakistan for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of liberation.Foreign Minister Dipu Moni sought the formal apology from Islamabad ... Read more...

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Iran to open bank in Pakistan


September 9th, 2011 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Iran will open a bank in Pakistan to facilitate bilateral business activities, Xinhua reported.This was announced in a meeting between Iranian Foreign Minister Akbar Salehi ... Read more...

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Gilani calls for strengthened Pakistan-Sri Lanka ties


July 16th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has called for wide-ranging measures to further strengthen the Pakistan-Sri Lanka relations.Talking to Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris here, ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks enhanced cooperation with Sri Lanka


July 6th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sought further enhancement of bilateral ties with Sri Lanka and welcomed the convening of the Joint Economic Commission ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to boost trade


April 20th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have sought to have "strong political relations" as well as a boost in trade at the end of the visit here ... Read more...

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Zardari, Rajapakse vow to defeat terror, expand ties to ‘new heights’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Nov 29(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has held a meeting with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapakse during which the two sides agreed on defeating terrorism as well as expanding ... Read more...

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India, Russia discuss trade, firm up Medvedev visit agenda (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Ahead of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to India next month, India and Russia Thursday held wide-ranging talks aimed at expanding bilateral trade and firming up ... Read more...

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India, Russia to firm up agenda for Medvedev’s visit


November 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Ahead of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to India next month, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will hold talks with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov ... Read more...

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16th Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission meeting begins today


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The 16th Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Joint Economic Commission meeting will begin here on Thursday during which the two nations will focus on expanding economic partnership.Several new agreements ... Read more...

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16th Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission meeting begins on Thursday


November 17th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): The 16th Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Joint Economic Commission meeting will begin here on Thursday during which the two nations will focus on expanding economic partnership.Several new agreements ... Read more...

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Merkel opens gas re-fuelling station in Abu Dhabi


May 26th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 25 (IANS/WAM) Visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday opened a natural gas re-fuelling station in Abu Dhabi. Merkel is leading a delegation to the UAE. UAE ambassador to Germany Mohammed ... Read more...

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Turkish president in India Sunday, n-trade talks likely


February 6th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India and Turkey are poised to expand economic ties and possibly discuss civil nuclear cooperation when Turkish President Abdullah Gul comes here Sunday on a five-day ... Read more...

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Indo-Swiss JEC reiterates commitment for enhancing bilateral trade


October 20th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): The 11th meeting of the Indo-Swiss Joint Economic Commission (JEC) that took place here today has observed that steady and rapid economic growth in India presents ... Read more...

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Pak keenly awaiting Indias response on IPI pipeline deal


July 1st, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai , July 1 (ANI): Pakistan is keen to see the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) oil pipeline project through, and awaits India 's readiness to engage with it ( Pakistan ) in this ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan keen to see Iran pipeline deal through’


June 30th, 2008 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 30 (IANS) Pakistan is keen to see the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) oil pipeline project through and awaits India's readiness to engage with Pakistan in this regard, according to Pakistan's Minister for ... Read more...

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Pak, Iran experts finalise all aspects of IPI gas project


June 29th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , June 29 (ANI): Experts from Pakistan and Iran have covered and finalized all aspects of the gas sale and purchase agreement (GSPA) and signing of the 7.4 billion dollar ... Read more...

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