The issues of energy supply are a key element in the strategy of the European Union (EU) in the fields of economy, politics and security, both at global and regional levels. Moreover, Europe's energy needs will only grow as the euro zone overcomes the effects of the global financial crisis. Possible reduction of the role of Russia, as an important energy supplier for the EU, potentially "works" only in favor of strengthening the EU interest to new and alternative suppliers of energy resources.
Mazdak’s doctrine was suppressed by military force using the most severe measures of the impact, but its basic ideas were still kept in the memory of people until the establishment of Islam in Iran.
A great vizier of Sassanids, Zadi, when trying to find a suitable candidate for the throne from a family of Sassanid rulers, was forced to declare Farruhzad Khusrau as a son of Khusrau and to elevate him to the throne. However, after six months of the reign of Farruhzad, other people from the same dynasty declared their intention to take the Shah's throne. In such complex situation, according to the words of Tabari, "the population of Madain opposed Farruhzad.
The modern world is the era of changes, in which China, having been declared as the 2010 second economy in the world, is confidently moving to the status of the world economic leader. The creation of the most powerful economy in the world is impossible without the support of the resource base of the economy. If to talk about China it is, first of all, energy. So while in 1999 China imported 15-20% of its oil, at the present time, the share is approaching to 80%.
After the death of Yezdigird II, the struggle for power between his sons Hurmuz and Firuz began and it ended with the victory of Hurmuz, who was proclaimed to be the shah of Hurmuz III. Firuz, having left Iran, took refuge in Ephtalits. With their help, he defeated his brother and was proclaimed to be the shah of Firuz (459-483). By arrangement with Ephtalits, Firuz gave them the province Talikan.
The President of the People's Republic of China, Hu Jintao, during his visit to Africa in the beginning of 2004 stated that "China is the biggest developing country in the world, while Africa is a continent where most developing countries are situated.
Today, we are quite clearly aware of the role the people of Khurasan and Maverannakhr, their culture and spiritual world played in the development of not only the civilizations of the Middle East, but also of the European civilization. For the Middle East and Europe, this region was a sort of treasure of many cultural values, spiritual revelations that made it a permanent "irritant" that posed new, unknown problems before human thought that forced, because of its relevance, to search for the answers that would meet the spirit of the times and pave the way to the future.
Since the ancient times, religious beliefs of the Iranians were different by its rationality and conviction from the ancient religions of Egypt and Greece, who worshiped the mythical heroes and personalities. Until the time when Sassanid state appeared, different religious beliefs were widespread among the Aryan tribes, every tribe worshiped a force that was capable to exert a positive or adverse effect on people.
The most sensitive issue for any country and the people living in its territory is the preservation of its territorial integrity and a clear outline of the border. Legalization of the border with neighboring states is one of the priorities for strengthening sovereignty.
Today, the security issues, being integral attributes of globalization, are one of the main aspects of cooperation in various integration formations both global and regional.