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In a Thursday meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Marie Eriksen Soreid in Oslo, Araqchi said the future of the Iran nuclear deal as a great achievement in international diplomacy is threatened by challenges and obstacles created by the Trump administration.
The new ambassadors of four European countries and one African state separately met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday.
Iranian Foreign Minister says the new US administration has not sent promising signals on the implementation of JCPOA, the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, but it will ultimately have to abide by the deal as it is a multilateral agreement.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Norway to attend the Oslo Forum, says the Middle East region is already fraught with tensions and needs no more turmoil, as a diplomatic crisis between several Arab countries in the region heats up.
In a meeting with Mohammad Khazaei, Deputy Minister and President of the Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran, the Norwegian ambassador to Iran called for developing economic cooperation and removing obstacles.
Iran is a fascinating country; the Iranian people are extremely friendly and hospitable and such matters help me feel at home in Iran, said the Norwegian ambassador to Iran.
Under an MoU between Iran and a Norwegian company, the latter will study the ecological and environmental side-effects of transferring water from the Caspian Sea to Lake Orumiyeh.