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East Caspian railway project proves futility of sanctions against Iran

A senior Iranian official says the East Caspian Sea railway project between Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan will prove that sanctions against Tehran have failed to affect the Islamic Republic’s ties with regional countries.

“The inauguration of this huge project will prove that cruel international and unilateral sanctions [against Tehran] have had no impact on regional countries’ desire for the expansion of cooperation with Iran,” Presidential Office’s Deputy for Communications and Publicity Parviz Esmaeili said on Monday.

He added that the Islamic Republic’s strategy is based on multilateral cooperation with the purpose of improving regional security. Continue reading East Caspian railway project proves futility of sanctions against Iran