Iran, Croatia Vow to Broaden Cultural Cooperation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Ambassador to Croatia Parviz Esmayeeli and Croatian Culture and Media Minister Nina Obuljen Koržinek underlined the need to expand bilateral relations between the two countries, specially in the field of culture.
During a meeting in the Croatian capitl of Zagreb on Saturday, Esmayeeli and Koržinek explored the avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating mutual cooperation, specially in the media and cultural areas.
The two sides discussed the latest developments in the field of mutual cooperation in cultural, artistic, and media fields.
They also called for signing Iran-Croatia Cultural Cooperation Program as soon as possible.
Signing the program on the cultural cooperation between Iran and Croatia whose drafting has been finished was among the most important issues agreed upon during the event.
The program includes joint cooperation between the two countries in the fields of film and cinema, music, culture and literature, cooperation between national and public libraries, interfaith dialogue, scientific interaction in the field of history and restoration of historical monuments, as well as expanding media interaction.
In a relevant development in December, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlić-Radman in a telephone conversation underlined the need to expand bilateral relations in different fields.
During the phone talk, Zarif and Grlić-Radman explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating mutual cooperation in political, economic, and cultural fields.