Iran, Austria eager to expand relations

TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi met with his Austrian counterpart Reinhold Lopatka on the sidelines of nuclear talks between Iran and the 5+1 group (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) in Vienna on Thursday.

Some important issues, including bilateral relations and developments related to nuclear talks, were featured in the meeting.

Pointing to the long history relationship between the two countries, Ravanchi said that sharing views in the form of exchanging delegations is highly important.

The Austrian foreign minister and other high-ranking officials from the country plan to visit Iran.

Ravanchi pointed to Iran’s goodwill in the nuclear talks and expressed hope that the other side would also negotiate in goodwill.

Iran is ready to continue its “trust-building cooperation” in the nuclear dispute in the framework of the Geneva agreement, he stated.

Lopatka also said that the two countries should use their potential to boost bilateral ties.

Emphasizing the important role of Iran in the region, the Austrian deputy foreign minister expressed hope that the nuclear talks would continue on a “path of cooperation”.

By Tehran Times


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