Tag: Chabahar port

Chabahar port
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 China Middle East Monitoring & Analysis

Chinese interests in Iranian ports

The opening of the first Chinese consulate in Iran, in the port city of Bandar Abbas, will boost Beijing’s investments on the Iranian coast of the Gulf of Oman. Beijing aims to establish several Chinese companies in the Makran region and connect Iranian ports to its Belt and Road Initiative.

Armenian Iranian border Nurduz
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Caucasus Monitoring & Analysis

Azerbaijan-Iran crisis and Tehran-Yerevan’s new transit route

The growing tensions between Iran and Azerbaijan (backed by Turkey) might destabilise the Caucasus and create problems for the transit corridors which cross the region. In this context, to counter the Azerbaijani project of the Zangezur transit corridor, Tehran might establish a new transportation route with Armenia.