The chairman of the Iran-South Korea Joint Chamber of Commerce says Seoul has not released frozen Iranian assets despite reports alleging it has done so.
South Korea key midfielder Kwon Chang-hoon will be absent in the match against Iran due to the foot injury.
South Korea football team haven't beaten Iran in Tehran in seven previous meetings, with two draws and five losses. The Taeguk Warriors are determined to end their winless streak in Tehran.
Secretary of Iran-South Korea Joint Chamber of Commerce Pouya Firouzi says some South Korean pharmaceutical companies have stopped cooperating with Iran, admitting that Seoul still follows the structure of the U.S. sanctions against Iran.
Head of Iran-South Korea Joint Chamber of Commerce refuted some reports and allegations that Iran is to import LG and Samsung home appliance products from South Korea in exchange for Iran’s frozen assets in this country.
South Korea’s new Ambassador to Tehran Yun Kang-hyeon has said Iran’s frozen oil money in his country will be used to pay off Korean companies that had previously exported basic commodities to Iran.
New South Korea’s Ambassador to Tehran Yun Kanghyeon in meeting with head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce Mr. Masoud Khansari said major South Korean companies are waiting for Iran’s deal with the West to resume cooperation with Tehran.
In an interview with the Fars news agency on Saturday, MP Hossein Ali Haji Deligani said an unfreezing of Iranian assets is achieved when the control of these assets is in the hands of the Islamic Republic, not when these assets are released and given to South Korea and Japan.
Iranian funds in South Korea are used to settle Tehran’s debts to 40 companies in the country.
Head of Iran-South Korea Chamber of Commerce says Iran and South Korea have begun talks on bartering $8.5 blocked Iranian assets in South Korea with COVID-19 vaccines and other commodities.