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Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi has urged the European Union not to follow the expansionist policies of the United States, saying Washington’s unilateralism dose not benefit the world.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Finnish counterpart Pekka Haavisto had a telephone conversation on Wednesday evening.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry's Director-General for consular affairs, Ali-Asghar Mohammadi, has held talks with Finnish Director General of Consular Services Pasi Tuominen in Tehran.
Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has expressed Helsinki’s support for a special trade mechanism, known as INSTEX, which is to facilitate trade with Tehran amid the US sanctions.
Finland says its small- and medium-sized companies are still interested in promoting their business cooperation with Iran, but are waiting for the European Union to establish its special payment mechanism, known as Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), to facilitate trade with Iran under the US bans.
An Iranian MP says lawmakers have passed several bills that would facilitate economic cooperation between Iran and other countries.
Nokia and Mobile Communications Company of Iran (MCI), the largest mobile network operator in the country, have signed a memorandum of understanding for developing 5G technology in Iran.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the European Union can play a significant role in the settlement of the Syrian crisis and the campaign against terrorism.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for efforts to promote bilateral cooperation between Tehran and Helsinki in all spheres through using the capacities of both countries.
President Hassan Rouhani says the European Union is willing to expand its relations with Iran, especially in the light of the circumstances that has ensued Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers.
Iran and Finland have the potential for closer ties in industrial, trade, the environment, climatology and tourism areas, Ebtekar told Finnish President Niinisto.