Iran, Austria sign four cooperation documents

Iran, Austria sign four cooperation documents

Tehran, Sept 8, IRNA – Iranian and Austrian high ranking officials on Tuesday signed four cooperation documents.
The documents were signed in a ceremony held this morning in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Austrian President Heinz Fischer.

Austrian president is scheduled to meet with Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and some other high ranking officials.

President Rouhani officially welcomed Austrian president at the Sa’dabad Cultural Complex in Tehran on Tuesday morning.

Iranian and Austrian presidents conferred latest regional and international developments after the welcome ceremony.

Austrian president arrived in Tehran yesterday evening leading a delegation consisting of 130 Austrian companies.

Fischer is the first European head of state to visit Iran following the successful conclusion of nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1.

An economic delegation is accompanying Fischer in his trip who comprises representatives of more than 130 Austrian companies to take advantage of Iran’s new atmosphere after the removal of sanctions.

Austria’s Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz as well as Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner accompany Fischer in his trip to Tehran.