The Islamic Republic of Iran and Switzerland signed on Sunday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on expansion of shipping and sea transport cooperation.
Fighting subsided across much of Syria as the first major ceasefire of the devastating five-year war appeared to broadly hold despite sporadic breaches in parts of the battle-scarred country.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged greater Swiss investment in Iran, describing the volume of trade between Tehran and Bern as “small and uneven.”
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran is utterly opposed to any moves aimed at splitting neighboring Iraq as well as Syria.
European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday hailed the recent parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections held across Iran on Friday, and wished the best for the Iranian nation.
Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials and sign agreements in different fields.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday highlighted the significant of cooperation between Tehran and Moscow for the political resolution of the Syrian crisis.
Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad made clear on Wednesday that the recent decision by Damascus to accept a plan for a cessation of hostilities in the Arab country will never stop the country’s war on terrorism.
Iran has always underlined the importance of establishing a ceasefire in Syria since the outset of the crisis in the Arab country, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says.
Iran and Germany have signed a memorandum of understanding on training and promotion of construction of environment-friendly homes as a pilot study case in Iran's Hashtgerd and Isfahan cities.