2021-April-21 18:42
2021-February-17  14:24

Iranian, Irish Diplomats Discuss Ties

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and Ireland started a new round of political discussions on Tuesday through videoconference between the two countries’ senior diplomats.

The virtual talks occurred in the presence of Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi and Political Director of Irish Foreign Ministry and Trade Sonja Hyland.

Political Director of Irish Foreign Ministry and Trade Sonja Hyland

Araqchi and Hyland, whose country is a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) and facilitator of UNSC Resolution 2231, exchanged views on the latest developments on Iran’s Nuclear Deal, and cooperation in the bilateral, regional and international levels.

In relevant remarks in November 2019, Iranian Ambassador to Dublin Massoud Eslami and Ireland’s Parliament Speaker Seán Ó Fearghaíl in a meeting in the Irish capital underlined the two countries’ willingness to widen parliamentary relations and cooperation.

During the meeting in Dublin on Saturday, Eslami and Ó Fearghaíl exchanged views on the different topics, and called for widening of cooperation in the political and economic fields.

The Irish parliament speaker expressed hope that barriers would be removed to further develop relations between two countries.