Velayati and Rinkevich In the meeting

Iran - Litvia - Velayati and Rinkevich meeting
Iran - Litvia - Velayati and Rinkevich meeting

Director of the Expediency Councilˈs Center for Strategic Research Ali Akbar Velayati and visiting Latvian Foreign Minister Edgar Rinkevich here on Wednesday stressed development of bilateral relations.



Iran is keen to enhance its relations with the European Union member states including Latvia, Velayati and Rinkevich In the meeting.

Rinkevich, for his part, welcomed development of bilateral ties with Tehran.

In the meeting, Velayati and Rinkevich also discussed the latest regional and international developments.

Rinkevich is the first senior Latvian official to visit Iran since independence of that country in early 1990s.

Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania are the Baltic group of states. Latvia is also a member of the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). It joined euro countries in 2014.

Islamic Republic News Agency
Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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