Iran: Tehran seeks to form new West Asia regional bloc

Issue 1119 - 04 Feb 2021

Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on 26 January that Tehran was seeking to form a new six-county “co-operation union” in the West Asia region. He made the comments in Moscow, on the second leg of a regional tour which started in Azerbaijan, where he held talks with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev, and which will see him continue on to Georgia, Armenia and Turkey.

Want to read more?

Small article


(Access to one 100-400 word article)

Subscribe to Gulf States Newsletter

View subscription options

Don't have an account?

Register for access to our free content

An account also allows you to view selected free articles and set up news alerts.


Want to see more articles like this?

Search our archive or set up custom notifications to be alerted about new content.

Contact us

Jon Marks
Editorial director

Dominic Dudley

Harry Randle Marsh
Subscriptions and sales

Tel: +44 (0)1424 721667