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Iranian President highlighted the opportunities for enhanced cooperation between Iran and Europe, particularly Luxembourg, and stressed that Tehran can link Europe to the Indian Ocean and East Asia via a transit route. In a meeting...
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for American and European Affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi, who is on an official visit to Germany, called on Europe to play a more active role in enforcement of the JCPOA, the nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the need for improvement of ties between Tehran and the European Union, and voiced Iran’s preparedness to develop its cooperation with the EU in a “collective” fight against terrorism.
A member of European Parliament believes that the US President-elect Donald Trump intends to rebuild Washington’s economic relations with Iran in spite of reports about probable new sanctions.
The outspoken vice-speaker of Iran’s Parliament believes that Tehran should not be worried about allowing the European Union to open an office in Iran, and even should welcome the criticisms of its human rights conditions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Bucharest to hold talks with senior Romanian officials.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi played down expectations for establishment of a European Union office in Tehran any time soon.
A top official in Tehran has accused European government of failing to take the required measures to facilitate trade agreements with Iran – what he says is already in violation of a nuclear agreement that was sealed with the country last summer and came into effect in January.