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  • UN seeks $198 million for humanitarian needs in DPR Korea in 2012 UN News Centre 12 Jun 2012 -- Amid funding concerns for ongoing activities, the United Nations seeks $198 million to address critical humanitarian needs in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in 2012.
  • FM spokesman: Success of Moscow talks depends on 5+1 approach IRNA 12 Jun 2012 -- Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said the success of talks in Moscow depends on the attitude of the 5+1 member states.
  • Iran's storage capacity raised to 3mn barrels in Bahregan region IRNA 12 Jun 2012 -- Executive Head of Naval and Overland Facilities' Projects in Bahregan oil region Hamid-Reza Karimi said here Monday there are plans for raising crude storage in this region up to three million barrels.
  • Study underway to increase Soroush oil field output IRNA 12 Jun 2012 -- Director of the Research and Technology Department at National Iranian Continental Shelf Oil Company (NICSOC), Jalal Moussavi, said here on Tuesday that output of Soroush oil field in the Persian Gulf will increase, using new technologies.
  • Iran to build gas refinery IRNA 12 Jun 2012 -- Chancellor of Amir Kabir University Ali-Reza Rahaie, says Iran will build a gas refinery, using domestic workforce, in cooperation with the National Iranian Gas Company, National Iranian Oil Company, Oil Industry Research Center, universities and entrepreneurs.
  • U.S. exempts Taiwan from Iran oil sanctions CNA 12 Jun 2012 -- The United States will exempt seven economies, including Taiwan, from economic sanctions over Iran oil, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Monday.
  • China Defiant on Iran Oil Purchases VOA 12 Jun 2012 -- The Chinese government has indicated it has no plans to change its position on oil purchases from Iran, a day after the United States left Beijing off a list of economies that are exempt from U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil imports.
  • Azerbaijani Parliament Grants President Immunity RFE/RL 12 Jun 2012 -- The parliament of Azerbaijan has granted the country's president and his wife lifetime immunity from criminal prosecution for any acts committed while in office.



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