2021-April-17 16:33
Politics
2021-February-24  11:42

Iran, Bulgaria Vow to Broaden Bilateral Ties

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Bulgarian deputy foreign ministers underlined the need to expand mutual cooperation in all political, economic, and cultural areas.

The second round of Iran-Bulgaria political consultations was held in the presence of Iranian and Bulgarian deputy foreign ministers through video conference.

During the meeting, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi and his Bulgarian counterpart Georgi Georgiev discussed bilateral relations, regional and international developments.

Araqchi referred to the increase in economic exchanges between the two countries last year, and emphasized the use of all capacities to promote economic exchanges with Bulgaria.

The Bulgarian deputy foreign minister, for his part, expressed satisfaction with the growing trend of trade relations between the two countries, and stressed his country's interest in developing comprehensive relations with Iran in various political, economic, cultural, and international areas.

In a relevant development in March 2020, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a message to his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev on the occasion of the East European country’s National Day, expressed optimism about boosting bilateral ties between Tehran and Sofia.

In a message to Bulgarian President Radev, Rouhani congratulated the National Day to him and the Bulgarian nation, and expressed hope that Tehran-Sofia ties would be further deepened and expanded regarding the great potentials that exist.

He further wished Radev health and success and the people of Bulgaria prosperity and felicity.