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Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, as part of his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, has held talks with Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva, on bilateral relations and cooperation.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned the Portuguese Ambassador to Tehran to protest at the European Union's move to blacklist a number of Iranian officials and bodies over human rights concerns.
Iran and Portugal has held a third round of their political consultations in a virtual meeting.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva had a telephone conversation of Wednesday evening.
A senior Iranian official has expressed hope that Portugal will play an active role in Iran-Europe relations given Lisbon’s status as the rotating president of the European Union.
The minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts has approved a plan to renovate the Portuguese castle on the Hormuz Island in southern Iran.
Iran’s national football squad failed to advance to the knockout stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after being held 1-1 by Portugal, although it delivered an impressive performance and came so close to causing a stunning upset on a night of high drama.
Iranian midfielder Saeid Ezatollahi is hopeful Iran could emerge victorious in its Monday match against Portugal in the 2018 World Cup, as Iran’s football squad is poised not to lose its first real opportunity in history to advance to the knockout stage of the world’s most popular sport event.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos has dismissed the suggestion that his team relied too much on Cristiano Ronaldo and said they worked hard to function as a unit as they prepared to face Iran in their decisive World Cup Group B match on Monday.
Head Coach of Iran’s National Football Team Carlos Queiroz says his team has no special plan against Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Spain’s Andres Iniesta during the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.
The Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, built in the early 16th century, is one of the last surviving monuments of the Portuguese rule in the Persian Gulf.
Iran has unveiled three rugs woven by highly-skilled Iranian artists to be gifted to Team Melli’s Group Stage rivals at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The officials of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and the Portuguese University of Coimbra have signed an agreement for joint scientific and educational cooperation and exchange of technology.
A male Persian leopard that had migrated to Portugal will be transferred back to Iran for mating, according to a zoo official in Tehran.
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.
In a meeting on Saturday May 28 with Portuguese Deputy Foreign Minister George Oliveira in Tehran, Iran’s FM Zarif stressed the role of language education in expanding relations between the two countries.