Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said Seoul supports constructive Iranian nuclear deal negotiations as he kicked off a three-day visit to Tehran Sunday, two days after Iran released the seized Korean oil tanker and its captain.
Iran released South Korea's oil tanker and its captain after holding them three months.
The Iranian government said Monday that it is "positively" reviewing the release of the seized South Korean oil tanker and its captain detained since early January, an indication that the two sides are nearing an agreement on Iran’s frozen funds.
The United States doesn’t plan on allowing a release of Iran’s frozen assets in Korea until Tehran returns to the 2015 nuclear accord, said U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken Wednesday.
The Iranian government is playing fast and loose with the facts after its Revolutionary Guard illegitimately detained the South Korean oil tanker MT Hankuk Chemi in January. On Tuesday...
The Iranian government said it reached agreement with Korea to transfer its frozen assets, although Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that consultations with the United States are needed.
Iran agreed to release all crew members of a South Korean-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz last month with the exception of the captain, the two countries’ foreign ministries confirmed Tuesday.
Iran agreed to release all crew members of a South Korean-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz last month, with the exception of the captain, Seoul's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed late Tuesday.
Korean diplomats negotiating the release of a Korean oil tanker left Iran empty-handed Tuesday after disagreeing over frozen Iranian funds and claims of pollution.
Iran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Monday amid ongoing tension with Washington and discussions with Seoul over what to do with Tehran’s assets frozen in Korean banks.