Monthly Archives: March 2013

Iran, India to Sign Transit Agreement Soon

Tehran and New Delhi will soon ink an agreement to turn Iran’s Southern port city of Chabahar into a hub for the transit of Indian goods to Afghanistan. India is expected to sign a contract with Iran soon for transit … Continue reading

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Pentagon vows to Protect Funding for F-35 if Possible

Top Pentagon officials on Tuesday underscored their support for the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter, vowing to try to protect funding for the most expensive U.S. weapons program despite continued U.S. budget uncertainty and cost over-runs. The $396 billion program … Continue reading

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Another Batch of Melange to be Removed for Disposal from Kharkiv Region to Russia

The shipment of another batch of melange, a highly toxic liquid rocket fuel component, which is stored at a military base A-2136 in Shevchenkivsky district in Kharkiv region, and its transportation for disposal to Russia have begun, according to the … Continue reading

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Falkland Islands: Political Status Referendum Results

On Monday 11th March 2013, Keith Padgett, Chief Referendum Officer gave notice that the result of the referendum on the Political Status of the Malvinas(Falkland Islands) are as follows: The number of ballot papers issued was 1,522 The number of … Continue reading

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India begins use of Chabahar port in Iran despite international pressure

Reacting to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s comments that the US was engaging in “very intense and very blunt” conversations with India and others like China and Turkey to stop importing oil from Iran in order to pressure Tehran … Continue reading

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