FM confers with several new ambassadors, underlines expansion of ties with EU

Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday underlined numerous capacities to develop cooperation between Iran and the European Union, especially Albania and Latvia.

In separate meetings with new and non-resident ambassadors of Albania and Latvia, Zarif said that the new government is willing to promote constructive interaction with foreign countries.

Referring to commonalities and ancient ties between Iran and Albania, Zarif hoped that Tehran-Tirana relations will further develop.

Zarif said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to enhance level of bilateral and multilateral ties with Latvia.

He underlined significant role of the country for developing Iran-EU ties, given the fact the country will take over EU presidency as of next year.

Meanwhile, Zarif in separate meeting with Fiji new and non-resident ambassador to Iran as well as the Philippines resident ambassador in Tehran, underlined the new governmentˈs efforts to promote ties with the Asian states.

He further noted that there are numerous capacities for developing cooperation between Iran and these countries in the fields of tourism, economy and trade.

The Albanian, Latvian, Fiji and Filipino ambassadors expressed pleasure with their diplomatic missions.

They said that they will use all their potentials for further promotion of all-out ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran in the economic, commercial, cultural and tourism arenas.

The Albanian and Latvian ambassadors underscored the EU statesˈ interest in enhanced ties with Iran in the new atmosphere emerged in Iran.

The Fiji and Filipino envoys hoped that they would witness remarkable growth in bilateral ties in future.



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