March 1, 2015

RACING IN FROM THE COLD:

Iran says it will open up to internet firms if they respect cultural values (Agence France-Presse, 1 March 2015)

Iran could allow internet firms such as Google to operate in the Islamic republic if they respect its cultural rules, a senior official has said..

"We are not opposed to any of the entities operating in global markets who want to offer services in Iran," the deputy telecommunications and information technology minister, Nasrollah Jahangard, told the Fars news agency on Sunday.

"We are ready to negotiate with them and if they accept our cultural rules and policies they can offer their services in Iran," he said.

Jahangard said Iran is also ready to provide Google or any other company with facilities that would enable them to provide their services to the region.

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