Iran seek European investments despite US threats

Iranian businesses are trying to show off their capabilities and attract investment from Europe, but are hampered by veiled US threats.

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    A strong turnout at a car show in the Iranian capital Tehran and small business festival highlight optimism in the Iranian economy, despite US warnings against investment in the country.

    The Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, told European countries to avoid investing in Iran, but Iranians are asking European businesss to judge for themselves.

    Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.


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