TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and German ambassadors to Tajikistan explored new ways for expanding bilateral ties between Tehran and Berlin.
“We hope that the age-old relations between Iran and Germany in view of new elections in the two countries and taking new steps would witness new progress and developments,” New German Ambassador to Dushanbe Hulger Green said in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ali Asqar She’rdoust.
“In my previous mission in Bishkek as German ambassador to Kyrgyzstan in a visit to Samarqand, I closely witnessed Iranian culture and art’s strong presence, especially Iranian-style miniatures in these cities and among Tajik people,” the German envoy added.
The Iranian ambassador, for his part, called for strengthening ties between Iran and Germany in all fields.
In mid-June, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi and outgoing German Ambassador to Tehran Brand Erbel, in a meeting in Tehran, discussed bilateral ties and cooperation, specially in trade fields.
During the meeting, Salehi and Erbel underlined the need for improving Tehran-Berlin relations.
During the meeting, the Iranian foreign minister pointed to the current status of bilateral ties between Iran and Germany, and said, “Iran and Germany trade and industrial relations will be boosted after removing certain obstacles.”
Salehi appreciated Erbel for the efforts he made during his mission in Tehran to promote Tehran-Berlin ties.
The German ambassador, for his part, said that Iran and Germany enjoy good relations.
Erbel said during his mission in Iran, he became closely familiar with the rich civilization, history and culture of the Iranian nation.
Iran and Germany have tried to expand their bilateral relations in recent years through reciprocal visits by the two countries’ officials.
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