When taken together, Iran’s agreements with Russia and China can help Iran mitigate the U.S. sanctions’ effects on its economy and further boost its bilateral ties with the two nations. At the time being, the total volume of Iran-Russia’s annual trade is estimated to be less than $2 billion, despite the fact that the two countries have signed agreements to increase the bilateral trade to $25 billion a year, according to Shuaib Bahman, a Russia expert.
In an interview with Mehr news agency, Shuaib Bahman, an Iranian expert on Russian affairs elaborated on various aspects of economic and political cooperation between the two countries.
The Iraqi prime minister met many high-ranking Iranian officials including Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, President Hassan Rouhani, Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf. However, one senior official was remarkably absent from the talks that were held between Iranian and Iraqi delegations: Foreign […]
In an interview with the website of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, Dr. Shuaib Bahman said the deployment of these missiles is important because it is the first time that Russia has taken a step beyond the United States in the field of missile weapons — a step which will take years for the […]
Strategic Council Online: The Trump administration is trying to resurrect the US Space Command and keep up in space the competition it has with Russia and China on the ground. Shuaib Bahman – Expert on International Affairs The approach of President Donald Trump administration to space policy and the placement of military technology in space […]
Strategic Council Online: The most sensible scenario is for the Russians not to enter the field of heavy arms competition with Washington, on the one hand because of their historical experience and on the other because of the large gap between the US military budget and the Russian military budget. Shuaib Bahman – Expert on […]