VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City officials met with an Iranian delegation comprised of 20 businessmen today (Apr. 21), who are on a 5-day trade mission to Vietnam to seek ways to improve business relations.
VOV.VN -Both nations have pledged favorable conditions for their businesses to invest in each country to raise bilateral trade revenue to US$2 billion in the time ahead.
A Vietnam – Iran business forum was held in Hanoi on April 20 with a view to fostering the two countries’ friendship and economic-trade partnership.
VOV.VN -Vietnam women team on April 9 continued to knock out Iran 6-1 at the third match of Asian Cup’s qualifying round after outclassing Syria and Singapore to secure an 11-0 and 8-0 win, respectively.
The Asian Volleyball Confederation has chosen Vietnam to host the Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Cup this year.
Vietnamese Pham Le Thao Nguyen shocked the world to become one of the top 16 chess masters at the FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship underway in Tehran, Iran.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Embassy has opened a Vietnam Culture Week in Tehran, Iran with a view to helping people from the two nations get deeper insights into each other’s culture.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Lee Hyuk and Ambassador of Iran Saleh Adibi in Hanoi on December 23.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country wants to forge cooperation with Indonesia in combating terrorism as well as ensuring security and peace for Islamic countries.
VOV.VN - The US Senate has approved legislation extending the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another ten years – by a vote of 99-0. The Iran Sanctions Extension Act, which passed in the House in a 419-1 vote a fortnight ago, now goes to President Obama’s desk.
The Joint Economic Commission (SKB) meeting has been held in Indonesia to discuss measures to promote bilateral economic cooperation between Indonesia and Iran.
Forty-four people were killed and 103 injured when one Iranian passenger train collided with another at a station about 150 miles (250 km) east of the capital Tehran on November 25, state media reported.
VOV.VN - Speaker Ali Larijani and a senior delegation of the Iranian Parliament postponed their official visit to Vietnam which was previously set for November 24-27, according to the External Relations Committee of the Vietnam National Assembly.
Extending US sanctions on Iran for 10 years would breach the Iranian nuclear agreement, Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said on November 23, warning that Tehran would retaliate if the sanctions are approved.
VOV.VN - Speaker of the Parliament of Iran Ali Larijani will lead a high-ranking delegation to visit Vietnam on November 24-27, said the Vietnam National Assembly Committee for External Affairs on November 22.
The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, will fly to Moscow, Washington and Tehran in the coming days in a bid to secure access to civilians in Aleppo.
The US House of Representatives passed a bill on November 17 that would block the sale of commercial aircraft to Iran, a bid to stop sales by Boeing and Airbus that have already been approved by President Barack Obama's administration.
The executive body of the global chemical weapons watchdog voted on November 11 to condemn the use of banned toxic agents by the Syrian government and by the militant group Islamic State, a source who took part in the closed session said.
World leaders offered to work with Donald Trump when he takes over as US president, but expressed anxiety over how he will handle problems from the Middle East to an assertive Russia and whether he will carry out a number of campaign threats.
The battle for control of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo intensified on October 23 with air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, the morning after a resurgence in fighting ended a Russian ceasefire, a monitor and rebel groups said.