Iran says five countries bidding for its copper deposit

by Reuters
Wednesday, 4 May 2016 12:24 GMT

MINSK, May 4 (Reuters) - Five countries are participating in a tender for rights to develop a copper deposit in Iran, Iranian Industry Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh told journalists on Wednesday.

Nematzadeh gave no further details. He said China and other countries were interested in working in Iran's mining industry.

(Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Jack Stubbs)

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